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Waitoa Holiday House

Tree Top Balcony
Large treetop balcony
View of dining/living
Living Area
Tree Top Balcony
Laundry facilities
Main Bedroom
View of Lake Hawea
Lake Hawea
1 of 11Tree Top Balcony
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Lake Hawea, Otago Region, South Island
Stunning location this 2-storey lake house is located right on the lakefront reserve at Lake Hawea. An amazing fresh water lake with crystal clear water and majestic mountain views. Waitoa has lots of room, great open plan living/dining/kitchen, 4 spacious bedrooms. Sliding doors open out on to large tree top balcony with recliners, outdoor table and bbq. . Very sunny and sheltered, great for entertaining. 2 bedrooms upstairs and 2 bedrooms downstairs. Bathrooms on each floor. Garden paths lead to lakefront for swimming, boating and fishing. Fantastic bike/walking tracks along the lakefront and river. Sky TV, Wifi, pingpong, american football, board games, magazines. Tennis courts nearby. Waitoa is is very private, a hidden gem. Only 15 minutes from Wanaka and 1 hour from Queenstown. Great base for enjoying all the surrounding... Read more
About the Owner, Sarah B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 86 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 37 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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William M
Winnipeg, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2018 for a stay in February 2018

We were in New Zealand to celebrate the 80th birthday of a sister/ sister in law in the Christchurch area. Family had travelled from Northern Ireland and Canada and we thought it would be a great opportunity to do a little sight seeing. We chose Lake Hawea as it was close to the Queenstown and Wanaka area and none of...

Management response:

Such gorgeous guests. Thank you for coming to stay. We are so glad you had a wonderful stay in such a beautiful part of the world. Waitoa is such a great base away from the hustle and bustle. And what a fun group. We loved meeting you all albeit too brief.


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Anne H
1 review
Reviewed 27 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We had a lovely holiday in Lake Hawea - right on the waterfront with a short bush walk to the waters edge. The accommodation was very family friendly and fitted a large group with ease.

Merran C
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We had a wonderful extended family holiday staying at Waitoa Holiday House over Christmas 2015. The view over the lake and mountains is gorgeous. One evening we were all transfixed by the moon rising above the mountains. The lakefront is just down at the bottom of the garden. There are lots of beautiful walks nearby around Lake Hawea, and it...

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review. Waitoa is a great base to explore the area and is away from the hustle and bustle. Waitoa is a relaxing house which also helps make a great holiday. We hope to see you again.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    4 Fulls
    1 King
    2 Super Kings
    1 Bunk
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R 3 074
R 21 515
US$1 715
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  • Cleaning fee: R 828 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Waitoa is located on the lakefront of Lake Hawea. 15 minutes from Wanaka and 1 hour from Queenstown. You can fly into Queenstown or Christchurch. Christchurch to Lake Hawea is a 5 hour drive but fantastic drive through the Lindis. Great scenery. Waitoa is 1.5 hours from the West Coast (Haast).

Lake Hawea is a small town with a Pub/Hotel that serves great meals. It also has a small shop with everything you need and a lovely restaurant, Sailz. Both the hotel and Sailz have great views of the lake and a courtesy bus to pick you up and drop you home,

Lake Hawea Holiday Park is also close by and has bike hire available. They also have a summer shop and tour desk to book tours and daytrips available. There are great bike/walking tracks on the doorstep. You can ride all the way alo...
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