Set in pastoral surroundings on 30 acres, against the dramatic backdrop of a volcano, Otahuna Lodge is a classic Victorian mansion that offers guests a unique sense of wonder and discovery. This substantial private historic residence has been revitalized with luxury accommodation, glorious gardens and sophisticated cuisine. In its patrician sense of calm, the grace and charm of its grounds and its refined yet personable service, Otahuna combines the romance of the past with modern day sensibilities. Enjoy this very special Relais & Chateaux hotel with its striking views over the Canterbury Plains and the Banks Peninsula of New Zealand’s South Island on your visit to this exceptional region. Enjoy a private picnic, or head off on a bike ride to explore the extensive grounds and gardens of this very special hotel.