Our lovingly restored, historic cob cottage is unforgettable. Relax and watch the sun set, bathe outdoors and count the stars, refresh yourself under a clifftop shower or brave the rushing river. Perfect as your honeymoon retreat, or bring the kids and create family adventures... More
Boundary Creek Cabin is a perfect retreat where guests can be close to nature and enjoy the bush-luxury of our cedar cabin in a remote corner of paradise... More
Options for your stay with us…
All accommodation is optionally self-catering. Breakfast included in Cob Quarters nightly tariff.
Meals available on request:
Home-made two course high country meal $50 per person.
Homestead picnic lunch with fresh filled roll, home-made muffin and a drink $15.
Off the Mapp is a TV-free retreat, and there is no internet in the accommodation.
Cell phone access is available from high elevations. (Internet and phone is available for emergencies at the homestead).
Children are very welcome, and childminding is available - see Packages.
Parts of the property are only accessible with a high-clearance 4WD vehicle. Please remember that there are delicate conservation areas on the property, and keep to the 4WD tracks. You can book a 4WD day tour, or be dropped at the Boundary Creek Cabin by your hosts. We are happy to help, so please ask us about transport options when you book your high country holiday with us.
Securely fenced paddocks are available for horses – please arrange this when booking.
Transport from Blenheim is available on request.
Sunscreen, sunglasses, hats • Insect repellant • Antihistamines for stings if necessary • Camera • Stout footwear if tramping or walking • Food and drink if self-catering
Packages are now available for our guests, so you can make the most of your Off the Mapp holiday.
Just mention your preferred package when booking and we'll do the rest.
2 nights accommodation, a farm-style hamper filled with regional goodies to create your own meals throughout your stay and ensure the privacy and remoteness of the cob cottage can be enjoyed at your leisure. A bottle of bubbly on arrival, and the use of our 2 mountain bikes to explore our farm and relax and unwind in our beautiful baths overlooking the river on your return; a relaxing massage for you and your partner to complete your stay.
2 nights $1500 for two people.
Discover the creatures of the night, enjoy the crystal clear atmospheric conditions to watch the stars.
2.5hrs, $75 per person
Learn about our special ecological systems, endangered, threatened and unique Marlborough species. See conservation, regeneration and predator control in action.
Full Day, $375 per day
History Buff's Discovery
Includes tour of Cob Quarters and the Bridge to Nowhere, Roland's collections of the old and unusual, Waihopai pioneer history, rabbit proof fence, Spray River pack track.
2.5 hrs, $75 per person
Iincludes sunrise breakfast, 4WD tour through rugged terrain, hike into beautiful bush, drink from crystaline mountain streams, picnic lunch and of course birdwatching galore.
Full day, $375 per day
Safari Style Game Viewing
See and photograph animals in the wild. 4WD tour over rugged, remote back-country with stunning views. Falcons, deer, wild boar and goats.
Full day, $375 per day
High Country Muster
Be part of an iconic farming ritual, see heading dogs in action, woolshed tour.
Price and time to suit. Please contact us for full information.
Price and time to suit. Please contact us for ful information.
Farmyard Fun for the Kids
Childminding for the under 10s: Take some time out with your partner to relax in the outdoor baths or enjoy some adult time!
Cost $20 per hour
Note: All packages are available all year round except where noted. Tours are fully escorted by an experienced research fieldworker – a fifth generation local.
Guiding on the property is available for
walkers, riders, fishermen or hunters for $300 per day.