Kupe’s Retreat

Cape Palliser Road, RD 3, Featherston
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Modern, sunny bach. Ranch-slider opens onto deck overlooking Kaikouras and Cape Palliser. Other sheltered deck and outdoor living area overlooks Cape Palliser Lighthouse. Pukeatua Pa site is behind with acres of bush walking opprtunities. Seal colony and Boat Bay are below the bach. If Kupe's Retreat and Kupe's Lookout are unavailable please ask about Kupe's Secret (Kupe’s Secret is just a few metres along the track adjacent to the fenceline/sea toward the lighthouse. It has the sea view, is very private and is nestled in the bush. A real secret!!) Cellphone coverage is available in some spots

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen not provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Heating & cooling
Fire place
High Chair
Boat parking
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

1 Double(s), 2 Bunk(s), 1 Cot(s)

Special Amenities

Kupe's Retreat stands out on its own with panoramic views of the sunsets and sunrises, Kaikoura Mountains of the South Island, Kupes Sail, Kupe's Sacred Pool,Cape Palliser Lighthouse, beautiful Native Bush and hills behind,Boat Bay in front, and the Seals...yours to enjoy with or without leaving the property. Great diving,paua,crayfish,fishing and surfing.A short walk to the lighthouse.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Great diving, paua crayfish, fishing & surfing. Lagoon for the children at Mangatoetoe 2 min drive. Putangirua Pinnacles 15 minutes drive. Ngawi fishing village and 9 hole golf course 4min drive. The hidden Treasure.....A Magnificent Waterfall at the Stone Wall about 4 km around past the Lighthouse. Seal colony and amazing Rock Pools in front of bach. Bush and Creek walking opportunities on the property. Cape Palliser Lighthouse, Kupe's Sail, Kupe's Blowhole, Kupe's Spyglass, Kupe's Sacred Pool,and above it the red rocks representing the blood of Kupe (Nga Toto-o-Kupe)are within view of and a short walking distance from bach


Average Rating: 5
27 total reviews

Mark Havler
Another great stay. Clean and tidy batch. Will be coming again..
Response from Owner
Thanks Mark Always a pleasure having you and your whanau stay
Paul Kennedy
Iconic Wairarapa Bach on a rugged coastline with great and helpful owners.
Response from Owner
Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment I appreciate it. It is great having repeat visitors such as yourselves
Jane Kerr
Great place to stay. Very roomy. Close to beach, seals,light house etc. Host very easy to deal with
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
1 Jan - 31 Dec $170 / Night for 2 guests$452 Nights
Rest of year$170 / Night for 2 guests$452 Nights
1 Jan - 31 Dec
$170 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $45Min. stay: 2 Nights
Rest of year
$170 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $45Min. stay: 2 Nights
Minimum stay 2 nights.
Minimum3 nights holiday weekends.
Minimum 4 nights over Christmas/New Year and "Big Three"
Bach to be left in clean condition as it was found.
Checkin time 2.00pm Checkout 10.00am unless prior arrangements made. Bond required.


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