Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses

Location: Christchurch, Kaikoura & Canterbury District | New Zealand

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

At Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses, stay in rooms and tree houses overlooking snow-capped mountains and deer-populated hills. Located on Kaikoura’s picturesque coast, swimming with dolphins and whale watching are popular activities in this corner of New Zealand’s scenic South Island.
Perfect forFamilies and couples who want the best of both worlds: adventure and relaxation in a stunning natural setting.
In the knowPre-order a picnic and hike the Kaikoura Wilderness Walkway to experience some of New Zealand’s most breathtaking scenery.

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  • Setting & Views
  • Chic Design
  • Eco-tourism
  • Family-friendly

Hotel Overview


On the family’s working olive farm, near Mangamaunu Bay’s famed surf.

Rooms at Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses

There are 12 rooms at the lodge, seven wood-clad tree houses and the spacious Olive House Suite. All rooms have beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, the olive grove, or the Pacific coastline. You'll love the spacious spa baths with a view, the extra-large king beds and romance of the tree houses, which sit in a forest of manuka trees 10 metres from the ground and come with whirlpools. Wake up to sunlight streaming through the canopy windows in your very own natural sanctuary.

Food and facilities

MasterChef finalist Fiona Read heads Hapuku Lodge’s restaurant, specialising in fresh, local ingredients. From heartwarming breakfasts to three-course dinners, the kitchen will cater for your needs and even cook the fish you caught earlier in the day.

Activities at Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses

Families will love the number of adventurous activities on offer, including sea kayaking, swimming with dolphins, skiing in the mountains and surfing in the bay. Not the adventurous type? Discover local Maori culture, take a scenic flight or book an in-room massage.

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