Cozy Converted Railway Hut Rental near Christchurch, New Zealand

Waipara, South Island (New Zealand)
1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly

Surrounded by lush foliage, this cozy converted railway hut rental is located near Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island and is ideal for up to two guests looking for a unique getaway. There is one bedroom featuring a comfortable double bed. Linens and towels are provided. Other amenities include heating.

This wonderful vacation rental is situated near the communal facilities where glampers will find a shared bathroom with showers, as well as a communal kitchen and TV lounge. There is also a laundry room with coin-operated machines for glampers to keep all their belongings spick and span.

Outside, glampers will find a lovely patio area where they will be able to admire the picturesque natural scenery as they read a good book or enjoy a lovely conversation. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Double bed
  • Deck/Patio
  • Heating
  • Linens

This unique glamping site has everything guests need for a wonderful stay. Guests can pack light since they have access to a communal washer and dryer, which are both coin-operated. Glampers also have access to the communal kitchen, TV lounge, kitchen, and shared bathrooms. Additionally, hot bread and eggs are included. Outside, glampers will have access to the beautiful country garden where they will be able to admire the stunning scenery.

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Guest Services

  • Restaurant

Location + Surroundings

Surrounded by sprawling vineyards, this rural glamping site is located in Waipara on New Zealand’s South Island near Pegasus Bay. There are many nearby national parks and forests, including Arthur’s Pass National Park and Lake Sumner National Park. Hanmer Springs, with its renowned thermal pools and spa, is just under an hour away, while Kaikoura is nearly two hours away. Christchurch, with its countless shops, restaurants, and international airport, is about an hour south of the property. Read More


  • Bird watching
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Meditation
  • Wine tasting
  • Horseback riding
  • Whale watching
  • Winter sports
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Biking
  • Whitewater rafting

From whale watching to hiking through the rugged terrain to skiing down the powdery slopes, there are always things to do when staying at this wonderful glamping site, no matter the season. Glampers can venture to Arthur’s Pass National Park to enjoy the great outdoors. The beautiful scenery provides the perfect backdrop for hiking and cycling, as well as horseback riding. There are miles and miles of trails perfect for trekking and exploring the beautiful wildlife surrounding this gorgeous property.

Fishing enthusiasts can make their way to the south branch of the Waipara River or take a trip to the Hurunui River. There, guests can cast their lines and try to reel in salmon or trout. The coastal town of Kaikoura makes for a perfect day trip and affords guests the opportunity to go whale watching and catch a glimpse of other majestic animals.

Wine aficionados can make their way to the vineyards of Waipara Valley, where they will be able to tour numerous wineries, learn about the art of winemaking, and try different vintages. For a truly relaxing day, glampers can make their way to the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa where they can spend the day bathing in the natural spring water or dozing off as they get a massage. In the colder months of the year, glampers can head to Hanmer Springs Ski Area or Mt. Lyford Ski Area to ski or snowboard down the slopes.

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Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
  • You will receive a full refund for the remaining nights and charged for one full nights stay if you cancel within 24 hours.
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Additional Information

Smoking is not allowed in the accommodation.

Pets are not allowed.

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