Wharekauhau Country Estate

Wharekauhau Country Estate

Superbly situated just a 10-minute helicopter ride from Wellington, Wharekauhau Country Estate is the ideal place to experience a secluded luxury holiday in New Zealand. With enviable rooms and sumptuous cottage suites, gourmet restaurants, a superb gym and an opulent spa, you will experience all the comfort and peace you could ever wish for in a holiday.

Your own private retreat

Make your selection from an unmatched choice of exquisite rooms and cottage suites, all perfectly finished with a beautiful bed and tub with a sea-facing view. Edwardian grandeur is the inspiration for this stylish accommodation. Here you can truly relax both body and mind on your own personal terrace and enjoy awe-inspiring vistas. For a little extra luxury, why not book the owner’s cottage with three bedrooms situated over two floors? You’ll also benefit from your own study, well-stocked wine cellar and infinity pool.

Skilled chefs with versatile menus

The working farm located at this resort means culinary delights await your presence fresh from the land. From fruit and vegetable to seaweed from the shores, everything is home-grown. The sole restaurant of Wharekauhau is superbly staffed with excellent chefs who deliver a versatile choice of dishes, from red snapper and local crayfish to New Zealand’s famous beef and lamb. Enjoy a rustic-style breakfast in the estate’s country kitchen aperitifs before dinner in the Wharekauhau’s lounge. The area is renowned for its wine and there is much on offer to entice.

Excellent amenities

As you’d expect in a highly acclaimed New Zealand resort such as Wharekauhau Country Estate, there are outstanding amenities offered. You can quad bike around the estate; take laps in the 22-metre pool or indulge in a decadent massage in the spa. A bijou gym supplies a place to revitalise your body and there’s a games room for more leisurely fun.

before you go

Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip

The Essentials
Private transfers are 1 hour 45 minutes from Wellington International Airport / 16 Suites / 1 Restaurant & Bar / Sheep & Cattle Farm / Hiking & Biking / Tennis / Swimming Pool / Gym / Spa
When to travel
December to February are the warmest months with July being the coldest, but the weather is pretty settled year-round.
How to get there
Air New Zealand offer services via Los Angeles and Emirates, Singapore Airline and Qantas all offer access via the Middle East and Far East. Flight times are around 27 hours with at least 1 stopover.

Our Destination Specialists


our destination specialist

Jessica Jones Specialist area: Caribbean & Indian Ocean 26 years in travel industry
Paul Jones Specialist area: Asia & Indo-China 26 years in travel industry
Julie Crump Specialist area: Africa 37 years in travel industry

Have you ever wondered about the team behind your holiday? Our expert team are always on hand and invite you to give them a call to discuss your perfect holiday with Azure.

We are passionate about travel and that passion drives our desire to ensure you have your perfect holiday every time. Our promise to you is your best ever tailor-made holiday

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Opening Hours
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  • Saturday - 9:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday- Closed

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