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From NZD 11500.00

Mahu Whenua

Mahu Whenua guests will enjoy total privacy, unforgettable experiences and exquisite food and wine in a setting which spans over 55,000 hectares of majestic beauty.


A sprawling farmhouse kitchen, large open living room, dining room, library and media and games room provide endless spaces to unwind. Numerous outdoor locations will allow you to simply sit and absorb the view, dine or lounge beside the pool and watch friends and family enjoy croquet or pentaque. The helipad on the front lawn is perfect for easy transfers or heli-based activities. The property spans over 55,000 hectares of stunning farmland. You will have exclusive use of the Homestead which sleeps up to 12 people.

The Homestead itself sleeps eight guests, two in each of the Homestead Suites which feature king (split) beds with ensuite and bath, and four in the Family Bunkroom. There is also a staff room in the Homestead which can sleep two, in two single beds if required. A very short walk from the Homestead and nestled amongst native beech forests are the self-contained Cottage Suites which look out over the Motatapu River and stables. Each Cottage Suite can accommodate 2 guests with king (split) beds and ensuite with bath.

The four individual Suites may be booked out individually as well - please contact us for more information.

Your stay will be fully hosted with dedicated hospitality staff, full housekeeping, exceptional service and contemporary fresh local cuisine. You'll also enjoy gourmet breakfasts, lunches and dinners prepared by the in-house Chef inclusive of your visit. Minimum stay at Mahu Whenua is 3 nights.

There are endless activities to enjoy on the property including horse trekking, heli-excursions (including heli-skiing in winter), hiking, heated pool, mountain biking, picnics beside alpine rivers, mountain-top lunches, 4WD adventures, conservation tours, feeding the native birds and so much more.

4 x Super King (split), 2 x sets Bunks (4 total)

  • On-site Heli Pad
  • Private chef
  • Drying room
  • Media room
  • Library
  • Games Room
  • Apple TV
  • Ensuite with bath
  • Billiards table
  • Spa facilities
  • Telephones
  • Business facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Stables
  • Wedding venue
  • On-site activities
  • Outdoor Pool
Rates and Inclusions


Mahu Whenua
Per night, based on 12 persons (inclusive of GST)

$NZ 11,500.00 (Exclusive use)
Couples: P.O.A
Minimum stay: 3 nights


Welcome Pack
All meals prepared by in-house Mahu Whenua Chef
(Breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning + afternoon teas, refreshments & picnics)
Mahu Whenua staff (including concierge)
Daily housekeeping and turndown service
Premium wine and beverages served with pre-dinner canapes and dinner
Immersive 4WD introductory tour
Use of lodge facilities, swimming pool, spa pool and media & games room
Apple TV
Free wi-fi
Luxurious linens
Tea and Coffee

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