Luxury hotel holiday Wharekauhau Palliser Bay

Wharekauhau is a truly luxurious and exclusive retreat. Nestled in a 5000-acre estate the hotel offers a secluded atmosphere and stunning scenery. The rural location, close to vineyards, Martinborough and the coast, as well as the extensive estate around the hotel means there are plenty of activities, tours and hikes on offer. Our clients will enjoy the traditional luxury and restful, contemporary interiors at the hotel as well as the exceptional food and wine on offer at the restaurant.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on dinner, bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Air New Zealand or other airlines
  • Car hire for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Wharekauhau, Palliser Bay

Wharekauhau is a stunning, exclusive 5-star countryside estate that promises luxurious yet secluded accommodation, elegant interiors and beautiful natural location. Delicious cuisine and soothing spa facilities afford guests a truly idyllic retreat.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location A truly secluded location, 20-minutes' walk from the coast

Closest airport Wellington

Distance from airport About 1 and a half hours' drive

Hotel facilities and services

Indoor heated pool, Spa, Croquet, Petanque, Hiking trail, 4-wheel drive safari, Quad bikes. Wharekauhau highlights include Marlborough Wine Tour by Helicopter, Kaikoura Whale Watch by Helicopter, 4WD Tour of the Martinborough Vineyards, 4WD Wharekauhau Farm Tour, and Cape Palliser Seal Colony and Lighthouse tour. Ask for more details.

Land sports

Tennis, Gym, Hiking, Horse-trekking, Clay pigeon shooting, Archery.

Out and about nearby

Set in a remote country area on the coast about 20 minutes' drive from Martinborough and Featherston, Wharekauhau is near Vineyards. Jetboating, Helicopter flights are available nearby.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH140

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Wharekauhau, Palliser Bay

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH140

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Wharekauhau, Palliser Bay

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Wharekauhau in Palliser Bay, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Auckland with Air New Zealand (flying time is 24 hrs). Auckland is served by a wide variety of international airlines and we can include other airlines in your holiday. The chosen airline will depend upon any stopovers you might want to make en-route to New Zealand. The Martinborough Hotel is usually included as part of a tailormade touring itinerary of New Zealand and you can reach the hotel by hire-car. Depending on your overall itinerary on the North Island, you may want to fly to Wellington, which is just 1 hour and 15-minutes away and collect your hire-car there.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH140

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Wharekauhau, Palliser Bay

Highlights of Wairarapa

Visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, Stop off in Greytown with it antique shops, restaurants and Victorian architecture, Visit Martinborough for its atmosphere and about 26 wineries, Stop off at Mount Bruce National wildlife centre if driving from Hawke’s Bay towards Wellington and visit the aviaries that hold some of the country’s rarest species of birds and reptiles such as the tuatara, Drive along the coast to Cape Palliser with its seal colony passing the fishing village of Ngawi.

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