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Luxury country lodge accommodation located in the beautiful Central Otago town of Wanaka.

Enjoy unspoilt views of the snow-capped Southern Alps, or take a swim in our natural water pool after a day out in Central Otago. Whatever adventures the day brings, Wanaka Haven offers you luxurious country lodge accommodation, set in four hectares of beautiful grounds, nestled in amongst the stunning scenery of the Southern Alps and just a short drive from Wanaka.    

From the moment you arrive, relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our stylish lodge. Curl up with a book on our comfortable sofas in the living room, relax on a sun lounger by the pool with breath taking, uninterrupted mountain views, enjoy a cool local beer by the BBQ and outdoor fire or enjoy a family dinner at our large dining table. Wanaka Haven is the idyllic spot for your holiday.

Wanaka Haven Lodge

A place to celebrate

Wanaka Haven is the perfect venue to host an extended family gathering, corporate event, a small wedding or celebration. With ample space both inside and out and five luxury ensuite bedrooms, Wanaka Haven is able to host weddings from small elopements up to 100 people. The location is also an idyllic spot for a family gathering, family reunions and birthday celebrations or even an opportunity to take your team away from the office for that all important offsite meeting.

A place for all seasons

Whether it’s spring, summer, autumn or winter, Wanaka Haven offers you a beautiful place to relax and unwind after a day exploring the local area. In Summer, relax in our heated, natural water pool, enjoy a BBQ and a beer on our outside deck or simply soak up the sun with views of the surrounding Southern Alps. In winter, light the fire, grab a glass of local Pinot Noir and relax in our large living room. No matter the season, Wanaka itself has plenty to keep you busy! Some of our favourite local activities include snow sports, hiking, mountain biking and water sports.


As well as offering the perfect venue to celebrate, Wanaka Haven is happy to host your corporate event or wellness retreat or even a photoshoot.
Our Japanese owners also enjoy sharing their knowledge of Japanese culture and offer regular hands-on cultural experiences including traditional Japanese cooking and Kensugi classes (traditional restoration of broken porcelain).

Cultural Experiences

Location & Activities

Wanaka is well known as one of New Zealand’s most incredible locations. Situated on the edge of the lake with the stunning backdrop of the snow-capped Southern Alps, Wanaka offers everything from a relaxing stroll around the town, taking in the numerous cafes, restaurants, boutique shops, wineries and breweries, to a huge variety of sports and recreational activities right on your doorstep.

Wanaka Haven itself is situated just outside the town, a few minutes’ drive, and offers the peace and tranquillity of a rural setting with stunning mountain views, and the convenience of being close to everything! No matter the season there is always something to keep you busy, or just relax in our beautiful lodge!

Enjoy the luxury of the Wanaka Haven

The lodge offers everything you need for a relaxing holiday from the moment you arrive, including five luxury ensuite bedrooms, a living area with open fire, a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, a natural water swimming pool and high-speed internet. Subject to availability, you can book individual rooms, our family wing or the entire lodge for up to 11  people.