Experience the remote Wilderness of the Wilkin Valley

Hosts, Paul and Janine warmly welcome you to their home. An outdoor enthusiasts haven. Nestled in the Wilkin Valley, which lies on the verge of Mount Aspiring National Park. This is nature at its finest. Featuring peaking mountains and sweeping river valleys, where three rivers blend into one, the mighty Makarora River.

The bed and breakfast blends perfectly into the surrounding nature. With timber finishes, natural tones and plenty of light, it is an ideal base to experience the real and local New Zealand. Here, you can fish, sail, kayak, swim, hike, cycle or simply lie on the lakefront beach, soaking up the sun.

You will stay in a cottage with open plan living. Everything you need to feel comfortable. Relax by the wood-burning stove. Or sit outside on your large covered porch and enjoy the peace. Cook Kiwi inspired meals in the kitchen or fire up the barbecue.

Get “off the grid” in New Zealand

Makarora is located on the tip of Lake Wanaka, it’s the gateway to exploring the wilderness of Mount Aspiring National Park. A scenic 60-minute drive to Wanaka, it’s a hidden gem that many visitors miss. No cellphone coverage means it’s your chance to completely unplug and be at one with nature.

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