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For a quiet, pristine farmstay please contact us today to check availability or book your stay. You can also also book on AIRBNB - click here to view

We look forward to hearing from you, and hope you enjoy a memorable stay in the beautiful Central Otago region of New Zealand.

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607A Chestermains Road,

Central Otago

Tel:  +64 3 4473 942
Mobile: +64 27 371 9143


Matakanui Retreat is located on a sheep and beef farm at 607A Chestermains Rd, R.D.1 Omakau, Central Otago, New Zealand.  Omakau is a farming town situated in the heart of the Otago Central Rail Trail. Matakanui Retreat is 8km from Omakau.

If you are travelling by car, turn off Harvey Street (the main street - SH85) by the Omakau Commercial Hotel, and go straight, heading North onto Racecourse Rd for 5km, until you go over a small bridge and turn left onto Hepburn Road -  a gravel road. You will come to a crossroad where you turn right onto Chestermains Road, heading North for 2km and Matakanui Retreat is the first on the left with three letter boxes - 607A Chestermain Road. Drive straight to the end of the driveway.

If travelling along the Otago Central Rail Trail, and you would like picked up, turn into Harvey Street which is adjacent to the Omakau school. Turn left at Muddy Creek Cafe and next door is the Lorimers Post Shop. Behind the Post Shop is the pick up / drop off station - Please phone 0273719143 prior, to confirm arrival time.