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Exclusive Use

Dreaming of the ultimate holiday accommodation? Wharekauhau Country Estate can offer exclusive use of the property to give you all the privacy you need or to house your entire party for a special occasion such as your wedding, corporate retreat or family reunion. 

This package includes exclusive use of all of the Cottage Suites, which allows us to create a custom experience for you and your guests.

Our secluded retreat is perfect for reconnecting with family members and friends and enjoying everything we have to offer. Please contact us to arrange your special holiday.


Features of Exclusive Use

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  • Super king-sized beds
  • Open gas fireplace
  • Under floor heating
  • Heated marble floor in bathroom
  • Double spa bath
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • iPod music docking station
  • LCD television connected with satellite TV
  • Electronic safe
  • Wifi
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pre-dinner drinks & canapĂ©s
  • Four-course dinner
  • Full country breakfast each morning
  • Champagne on arrival
  • Three hour guided farm tour


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Cottage Suites

Indulge in the luxury and comfort of Wharekauhau’s cottage suites high above the thunderous surf of Palliser Bay.


Owner's Cottage

The ultimate hideaway at the ultimate hideaway. Your own 4,500 sq foot villa


Wharepapa Cottage

Beautifully designed, Wharepapa cottage is warm and homely and an ideal residence to base yourself for a longer stay.This secluded retreat enjoys endless views of Palliser Bay and Lake Onoke Sandspit.


The Experience

Immerse yourself in the warmth and atmosphere of life at Wharekauhau.


The Lodge

Throw yourself into a bygone era and enjoy the grandeur and gracious lifestyle of the Edwardian times reflected in Wharekauhau.



If you are looking for a place where privacy and luxury are framed by a picture-perfect natural setting, then Wharekauhau is the venue of your dreams.


Our Location

Wharekauhau is a scenic 1.5 hour drive from central Wellington City, or a 4 hour drive from the Hawkes Bay.


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