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From NZD 2500.00

River Ridge - Private Riverside Retreat

Private riverside retreat and river views welcome you at this stunning hand-crafted private holiday home.


River Ridge - Private Riverside Retreat is a log house was hand-crafted in Canada by "Pioneer Log Homes of BC", and shipped to New Zealand to be resurrected by local artisan craftsmen in a private and tranquil setting overlooking the mighty Clutha River. Just 15 minutes from Wanaka, this expansive log home looks out to the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps, evoking thoughts of the Rocky Mountains. An impressive property, full of warmth and character and brimming with personality, where every corner is a work of art and every wall is different. The rural location adds to this charming holiday home by offering peace and quiet and making it easy to sit back, relax and unwind.

At River Ridge you are presented with spacious accommodation: 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3 sitting areas, a billiards room and the 'Grand Room'. The Grand Room with wood burning fire, is an open plan area consisting of a large, modern kitchen, a dining area and a living room with full height ceilings showing off the amazing 'Canadian Western Red Cedar'. Every room is dressed in stylish furnishings, complimenting the luxurious and unique feel of this mountain home. A home to get away from the hectic pace of everyday life and appreciate the things that really matter - quality time with family and friends! Minimum stay is 4 nights.

  • Canadian Log Home
  • Set On Several Acres
  • Unique Design
  • Stunning Interiors
  • Billiards Room
  • Mountain & River Views
  • Walk To The Clutha River
  • Amazing Fly Fishing
  • Private & Secluded
  • Heli Landing Available
  • Wedding Venue
  • Private Guest Apartment 


1 x King, 3 x Super King (Split) 1 x Twin


Tailor-Made Wanaka Experiences

Let our Wanaka Travel Fixer team create your unique Wanaka itinerary and take the guess work out of your visit. We value the little details and we are ready to manage all aspects of the planning and implementation of your very own private holiday experience. Talk to us, the local experts!

How would you spend your holiday in Wanaka?

Fishing and hunting in the local rivers and backcountry

Get dropped by helicopter and bike down a mountain

Lunch & champagne on a snowy mountain top

A private heli charter to the Sounds on the West Coast

  • 5 large bedrooms
  • Laundry
  • 3.5 bathrooms
  • Unique Design
  • Billiard Room
  • River & Mountain Views
  • Set on several acres
  • Canadian Log House
  • 2 x Kitchens
  • Luxurious Furnishings
  • Large Kitchen with Pantry
Rates and Inclusions


River Ridge (Self-Contained)
Per night (inclusive of GST)

Exclusive Use for 10 Guests

$NZ 2500.00

Minimum stay: 4 nights

(Peak time rates & minimum night stays apply)

Warning: Water hazards exist at this property.


Welcome pack
Free Wi-Fi
Luxurious linens
Tea and coffee

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Please Note: This booking is a request only. Release Wanaka will be in touch within 24 hours to confirm your booking.

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What our customers say

  • We had amazing feedback from all the guests who were blown away by the Release Wanaka villas. It was a huge added value to the overall experience in Central Otago. Dealing with Georgie and then Andrea has been smooth and they both have been very helpful. Thanks a lot for everything ! Julie

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