Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Dec - Mar) (Apr - Nov)
Per night $990.00 - $1250.00 $790.00 - $1050.00
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All rates are quoted in New Zealand dollars and include 15% New Zealand Goods & Services Tax (GST). We have a 2-night minimum stay throughout the year. Rates are subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of reservation. We regret, unless the Estate is booked for Exclusive Use, we are unable to accommodate children under the age of 12 years old.

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Cancellations received with less than thirty (30) day's notice are subject to the non-refundable reservation deposit. Cancellations received with less than 14 days notice are subject to a 100% forfeit of total booking period. This will be charged to the credit card number obtained with your booking confirmation and/or an invoice will be issued for the balance due. No shows will forfeit 100% total booking period No charges will be made for any room nights that we are able to re-sell.

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Maruia River Retreat is self-contained nature and wellbeing destination. Located between Nelson and Christchurch, it is ideal for those exploring the top of the South Island, the West Coast and Kaikoura. Rest well in your own private villas with comfortable beds, pillows and platinum linens; floor and towel heating with lush robes and bath amenities.

The Retreat allows access to many of the South Island’s best attractions and outdoor adventures. You can also choose to stay in the 500-acre nature Estate with on-site nature trails and indulge in private forest bathing in the Outdoor Hot Tub and Infrared sauna and daily yoga classes. We offer 3-course dinners and continental breakfast daily, made from the freshest local produce on-site.

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Months of operation:
All months of the year


2314 Shenandoah Highway, State Highway 65, Murchison, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
2-hours from Nelson Airport and 3.5 hours from Christchurch international Airport.
decisions Proximity to town:
32 km to Murchison.

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