Special Packages

Getting Here

Travelling is not only the destination but the journey; Wharekauhau's magic includes the many modes of transport that bring you to us.

Driving Directions

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

Please download the driving directions…

Wellington Airport to Wharekauhau (PDF)
Wellington to Wharekauhau (PDF)
Napier to Wharekauhau (PDF)
Taupo to Wharekauhau (PDF)

Personal Driver Guide

Learn about everything our fabulous country has to offer and be chauffeured to Wharekauhau with your own personal driver guide.

Wharekauhau can arrange a private driver from anywhere in New Zealand to anywhere in New Zealand. Be personally greeted by one of our guides at the airport as you step off your aircraft and be taken ether directly to Wharekauhau, or perhaps indulge in some local sightseeing along the way.

* Please contact us and we can make all necessary arrangements

Private Helicopter

For the ultimate experience, why not fly from the city to Palliser Bay and admire the surroundings from the air before landing on Wharekauhau’s front lawn only metres away from the main lodge.

Wharekauhau works with Wellington City Helicopters, which is part of the Garden City Aviation Group. You are of course welcome to use a helicopter company of your choosing, we just ask to have prior knowledge of their arrival, and prior communication with the aircraft operators.

Please note there will be a landing charge of $50 per helicopter, which will be donated to the Life Flight Trust Rescue Helicopter.

* Please contact us and we can make all necessary arrangements

Private Jet Charter

We are able to arrange a flight from anywhere in Australasia to Wellington via private jet. We have access to a range of aircraft, so why not take the hassle out of airports and travel and allow us to source the ultimate in traveling and sightseeing.

Light Aircraft

Wharekauhau is home to a private airstrip capable of landing light aircraft. You will get the chance to fly up over Wellington and around the rugged coastline before touching-down on our private airstrip located atop the cliffs overlooking Palliser Bay.

*Please contact us and we can make all necessary arrangements

Rental Cars

*Please contact us and we can assist in arrangements regarding rental cars

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