Unique Glamping Rental with a Private Hot Tub near Lyford, South Island

Waiau, South Island (New Zealand)

Unique Glamping Rental with a Private Hot Tub near Lyford, South Island

4 units
8 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
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  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
This unique glamping hut rental is situated on top of Mt Lyford, South Island, with it's own mountain lake this offers an ideal setting for glampers seeking a relaxing vacation in nature. The hut can accommodate up to two guests and boasts its own private hot tub with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Inside the hut, glampers will find a comfortable queen-size bed appointed with linens, a futon sofa, and a sink. There is also a cozy wood-burning stove creating a romantic ambiance for glampers to enjoy. Glampers will have access to a shared bathroom, and towels are kindly provided by the host. Glampers will be able to enjoy use of a shared kitchen and a communal dining area during their stay.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Heating
  • Bathroom
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Fireplace
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Parking
  • Ski-in/out access
  • Outdoor furniture
The rural setting of this stunning holiday rental allows glampers to fully immerse themselves in the serene ambiance of the mountains while still offering access to an array of modern amenities and conveniences. The rental features a cozy wood-burning fireplace inside and a luxurious private hot tub overlooking the lake and the lush surrounding landscape outside. Glampers will have access to a shared kitchen and a communal dining area during their stay. Additionally, the property boasts ski in/ski out access as well as its own restaurant.

Guest Services

A custom lunch or dinner can be prepared by the host upon request.

Location + Surroundings

This amazing accommodation is up on a mountain lake at Mount Lyford in the beautiful North Canterbury Mountains. This is a one of a kind experience with Mt Lyford Adventure Park on your door! Mountain pass included for exclusive hiking and biking. Guests will have their own beautifully insulated cabin, queen size bed, mini fire, couch and wood fired hot tub using fresh spring mountain water. This is a magical place set at 1260m above sea level great for an unique summer or winter experience. Mt Lyford is set inland from Kaikoura.

This unique holiday rental is nestled in an idyllic countryside setting in South Island on top of Mount Lyford. Glampers will find themselves surrounded by New Zealand's magnificent landscape, including truly astounding views of the mountains and the region's majestic native wildlife. There are numerous areas for wintertime and summer activities located just a few minutes away, including Mount Tinline and the popular Mount Lyford Alpine Resort.

Kaikoura N.Z's sea life hot spot is only 1 hour drive away with fishing, whale watching, dolphin encounters, seal swimming/kayaking and world class surf breaks.

The magnificent Hanmer Conservation Park is also within driving distance from the property and is known as a cycling paradise that boasts miles of scenic nature trails for glampers to explore together. Additionally, glampers will be just over an hour's drive from the idyllic waters and soft sandy beaches of the South Island coastline.

The nearest major city is Christchurch, South Island, which can be reached in just under two hours by car. There, glampers will find a multitude of dining and shopping options, entertainment, and the nearest airport. With close proximity to ski areas, forests, and the water - this is an ideal location for glampers seeking a memorable nature retreat.


  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Biking
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Climbing

Surrounded by the diverse natural beauty of New Zealand's South Island, glampers will have a multitude of options for outdoor experiences to discover during their stay. With a fantastic ski field, several mountain peaks, and the Mount Lyford Alpine Resort close by, glampers will have easy access to an array of snow sports and wintertime activities. The popular resort town of Hammer Springs is also within an hour from the rental and features adventures ports, snow sports, and a restorative thermal pool.

Warmer months also provide plenty of options for outdoor recreation. The beautiful Hanmer Forest Park boasts some of New Zealand’s oldest exotic plantings, scenic tracks for walking and tramping, incredible designated mountain biking tracks, and a large hunting area. The waters of the Clarence and Waiau rivers provide excellent conditions for fishing, swimming, kayaking, and canoeing as well.

The pristine coastline of South Island is driving distance from the property, providing glampers with options for water sports, sunbathing, and more. Glampers can drive along the coast discovering its many beaches. For a break from exploring nature, glampers can visit the bustling city of Christchurch.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

Weather conditions may be extreme and can change without warning. Guests may need snow chains in the winter to access the property.

Access is a mountain road and accommodation is at 1260 meters above sea level.

Friendly dogs are permitted.

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