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and what a view - olive trees and sea on one side, deer and mountains on the other. We were a bit sceptical that the tree house idea might be a gimmick, but we couldn't have had those views at ground level.
Our room was...More
This is my best and favourite hotel stay ever.
The view and setting is amazing - across beautiful fields filled with rabbits to mountains from the front windows of the treehouse to olive groves stretching to the ocean from the back. The accommodation in the...More
Hapuku Lodge was a destination point for us on our recent trip to New Zealand. We planned the trip before the earthquake that closed down the main road so we traveled long and hard on alternate roads to get there. With the extra mileage and...More
We had to fly from Blenheim to Kaikoura (and ship our bags separately) because the road was still closed due to the earthquake. So glad we did, despite the hassle with our bags, because Kaikoura may well be the prettiest place in NZ. A representative...More
The first night of our 3 day stay, we had a choice, as veggies, of two out of three dishes for the starters and one out of three for the main course. Promising!
The charming manager told us one of the chefs is a vegetarian...More
I am a travel agent and this is the advice we received: Road access to Kaikoura continues to be impacted with the inland road route now open for scheduled journeys. Please refer to the NZ Transport Authority... More
I am a travel agent and this is the advice we received: Road access to Kaikoura continues to be impacted with the inland road route now open for scheduled journeys. Please refer to the NZ Transport Authority website for further details.
There is also very positive news that the main state highway south of Kaikoura (SH1) is likely to be opened before the 20th December.
You could also look at taking a helicopter or fixed wing flight in and out. I can highly recommend this as a way to see the coastline, and is a wonderful experience. Hapuku are offering a significant subsidies for this as I am aware it can be expensive. Trailfinders should be able to give you the full information on this, let me know if they cannot. If you have car hire I am sure they can look at changing it around. It is not like you need it at Bay of Many Coves anyway, and they have a helipad.