El Rancho Waikanae

El Rancho is conveniently located on the beautiful Kapiti Coast just a one hour drive from both Wellington and Palmerston North. Our property is like a peaceful oasis bordering the Waikanae River and a short walk from Waikanae Beach.

Per night
$35 - $140

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El Rancho is one of the largest camp and conference centres in New Zealand.

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Whether you are planning a small retreat or a large conference, a school camp or family reunion, our facilities and activities ensure an enjoyable and memorable event for everyone.

During the summer holidays our park is full of families enjoying the peaceful and safe environment with instructed activities daily including flying fox, rockwall, horse trekking, rifle range and archery at a minimal cost. We also have free activities including waterslide, tennis, basketball, mini putt, pool and table tennis.


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Physical address

El Rancho Waikanae, 58 Weggery Drive, Waikanae Beach, Wellington, 5036, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8.00am - 5.00pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Playground
  • Swimming Pool
  • Waste Station
Proximity to airport:
20 minutes
Proximity to coach terminal:
5 minutes
Proximity to town:
5 minutes
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $35.00 - $140.00

Language support

  Written Spoken
German YES YES

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