accommodationMotel Units:

There are two fully serviced self-contained studio units with separate ensuite bathrooms. Both have sunny country views and private off-street parking. Both units have one Queen bed and one Single bed.


Princes Street is the main street of Waikari which runs off the main Lewis Pass Highway. Travel is about 50 minutes to Christchurch airport and 40 minutes to the Hanmer Springs Thermal Resort.


We are on the main access route to the Lake Sumner Conservation Park, the park offers some fine trout fishing, lots of hiking tracks, kayaking as well as general boating and some of the best recreational hunting.

Other suggestions is to hike to some local Maori rock drawings, visit the renown Flaxmere garden or catch a ride on the Weka Pass Steam Express which departs from Waipara.

Other Waikari township services include a fully licensed hotel with regular served meals, teas rooms, takeaway bar, two auto repair workshops, a coffee shop with souvenirs, a gas station and a medical center.

$80 double per night

Continental breakfast $6 each

Phone:  +64 (0)3-314-4931

Cellphone: 027 6167978