“This is as good as it gets in New Zealand - in all departments.”
Sandy Lewis - New York, USA

Wairepo House Activities

Nelson is renowned for its fantastic climate and sunny days no matter the season.

We are proud to offer you some of the following activities:

  • Ease into the day & enjoy a leisurely, gourmet breakfast poolside
  • Take a dip in the heated swimming pool 
  • Have a game of tennis on the grass court
  • Play a game of Petanque
  • Relax & lounge around under the pagoda
  • Enjoy a wine & delicious platter in the summer house
  • Take up the mental challenge with a round of Garden Chess
  • Wander & explore our extensive grounds 
  • Discover natural beauty and peace within our established gardens
  • Meander through 2 acres of beautiful peonies 
  • Stroll along our Native Forest walk & be joined by inquisitive & cheeky Fantails 
  • Take an orchard tour with Richard & learn about the art of growing apples & pears

We are mindful this is your holiday and we will endeavor to help you do as much, or as little as you wish.

Regional highlights 

  • 3 glorious National Parks. World famous Abel Tasman National Park with golden beaches & one of NZ's 'Great Walks'. Majestic mountains & lakeside walks of Nelson Lakes National Park. The diverse & pristine Kahurangi National Park with one more 'Great Walk' of NZ. 
  • Arts Centre - Home for over 350 artists
  • Motueka rivers recognised as some of the World's best fly fishing spots
  • 25 'award winning' boutique wineries
  • Craft brewery capital - Most craft breweries per head  in NZ
  • Golden Bay & the famous Waikoropupu Springs - World's clearest spring water
  • Historic & fully restored South Street
  • Geographical Centre of NZ
  • Mountain of Marble - Takaka hill
  • Protected Farewell Spit Bird Sanctuary in Golden Bay
  • Most Sunshine Hours in NZ 

Our promise to you

We have spared no expense in creating a peaceful sanctuary and retreat for you.

We are confident you will not find a more comfortable, private or opulent accommodation anywhere in Nelson and we look forward to welcoming you at Wairepo House soon.

Richard & Joyanne Easton