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Matakanui Retreat B & B

Accommodation Type

Bed & Breakfast


$160 per night (price for 2 people) or $90 (price per person)


  • Free wireless internet
  • Complimentary continental breakfast including fresh free range eggs cooked to your liking
  • Complimentary tea / coffee making facilities
  • 3 meal options available - home cooked meal, self cooked BBQ or local restaurant (see below for more information.)
  • Freeview TV
  • Shared living area
  • Accessible Kitchen including fridge / microwave
  • Electric blankets, hairdryer
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • BBQ area and courtyard
  • Spa Bath with a view
  • Local pickup and drop off available by arrangement
  • Transport available to local restaurant or hotel
  • Two pet dogs Ollie and Mia, 5 chooks

Meal Options... Available on REQUEST

  • Home Cooked Meal - Two course meal with a complimentary glass of wine $45pp / $20 per child (<10 years old)
  • BBQ Pack - You cook the selection of meats accompanied with salads plus a fresh roll $25pp / $15 per child (<10 years old)
  • Local Restaurant - Lots of great local restaurants to choose from - transport can be provided


Matakanui Retreat is on a sheep and beef farm in the heart of the Manuherikia Valley with the Dunstan Ranges in the background. Located close to the Central Otago Rail Trail, approximately 8km from the Omakau township. For those biking the Rail Trail, a pick up and drop off option is available from 61 leask st, main road Omakau. Please phone Noeline on 0273719143 to arrange a time for pick up. Three meal option available - Home cooked meal, self cooked BBQ or local restaurant, transport available. Laundry facilities also available.There are 2 rooms available with access to an outdoor BBQ area, spa bath, own section of the house and a shared living area. A new warm, sunny and homely farmstay - we look forward to hosting you.

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Richard and Noeline


607A Chestermains Road, Omakau

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