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Wacky Stays

price$149-$295 (NZD)

a UNIQUE range of UNUSUAL accommodation, just 4km from Kaikoura centre. Choose from: Colonial Wagon (2), Train carriage (4), House Truck (3), Farmers Cottage (6), Yurt (4) and Tipi (4).

COLONIAL WAGON - Sleeps 2 + 2 - Luxurious - King double bed or twin singles. Continental breakfast. Stained macrocarpa wood throughout. Small kitchen with hot plate, fridge, microwave, sink, kettle, toaster, rice cooker. Small sitting area with sofa and table. Full-HD flat screen TV, Blu-Ray / DVD / CD player (700+ DVD's and Blu-Ray's available). Heat pump and/or air conditioning. On-board toilet, separate shower, basin. Bed linen, towels, adult towel robes, slippers and toiletries. Insulated canvas canopy. Separate barbecue shelter with gas pizza oven, gas barbecue, sink, outdoor table and chairs.
SMALL WAGON SLEEP-OUT = 2 x bunk beds, fully insulated, lights and electric heating - guests use facilities of Colonial Wagon and barbecue shelter.

TRAIN CARRIAGE - Sleeps 4 in two bedrooms - Luxurious - beautiful wooden paneling, built 1889, fully restored. Antique double bed in master bedroom. Two bunk beds (six foot long) in second bedroom. Shower and toilet. Bed linen, towels, adult robes, slippers, toiletries. Open plan living room with sofa and chair, and self-catering kitchen (twin hot plate, microwave/oven, kettle, toaster rice cooker). Continental breakfast. HUGE outside decking area with outdoor seating and gas barbecue. Large grassed garden. Magnificent mountain view.

HOUSE TRUCK (GYPSY CARAVAN) – Sleeps 2 - Ornate wooden panelling. Double bed (over the drivers cab). Small self-catering kitchen with gas oven and hob, fridge, microwave, sink, kettle. Continental breakfast. On-board toilet, and separate shower. Bed linen, towels, adult towel robes, slippers and toiletries. Small seating area with table. Log burner or electric heating. Flat screen TV with blu-ray and CD player (700+ DVD's available). Separate barbecue shelter (shared with Yurt guests), includes gas barbecue, gas pizza oven, sink, outdoor table and chairs. Fully insulated. Three solar panels provide 50% of on-board electricity.

FARMERS COTTAGE – Sleeps 6 in two bedrooms. Large shower room. Separate toilet. Lounge with wood burner, two leather sofas, 42" plasma TV, Freeview satellite TV, Blu-Ray / DVD / CD player & 700+ movie library, kids games. Fully equipped self-catering kitchen. Continental breakfast. Bed linen, towels, adult bathroom robes, slippers and toiletries. Outdoor gas barbecue. Large private gardens (with kid’s playhouse; swing, etc!). Baby = porta-cot, high chair & portable cleaning station with bath.

YURT (large 7M diameter) - Sleeps 4 - Imported from Mongolia. Double bed and two separate single beds. Raised wooden insulated floor. Basic continental breakfast. Double skinned, with camel hair insulation in the walls and ceiling. Coffee table and chairs. Bed linen, towels, adult towel robes, slippers and toiletries. Separate toilet/shower building. Separate barbecue shelter includes gas barbecue, gas pizza oven, sink, outdoor table and chairs.

TIPI (large 7M diameter) - Sleeps 4 - Double bed and two separate single beds. Raised wooden insulated floor. Continental breakfast. Double skinned, with a thick cotton inner lining and wool insulation. Coffee table and chairs. Bed linen, towels, adult towel robes, slippers and toiletries. Separate toilet/shower building. Separate barbecue shelter includes gas barbcue, gas pizza oven, sink, outdoor table and chairs.

- Continental breakfast included.
- All properties fitted to a very high standard.
- Electricity, linen and towels are included.
- Toiletries included.
- Plenty of parking.
- Only 4km from Whale Watch, Dolphin Swim, supermarket, i-Site (tourist information centre)

Helpful information Check Out Time: 10.00am Hours: Check out by: 10:00hrs - thanks! Check-in = after: 1pm. Before 9pm. Farm Cottage, Carriage, Wagon, Truck, Yurt are available ALL YEAR. Tipi is spring, summer and autumn only. Minimum stay = 1 night! Please let us know your expected arrival time. REAL-TIME BOOKINGS = instant booking service on our website Directions: We are about 4 km from Kaikoura town centre. Leaving Kaikoura's West End, turn left, then immediately right into Ludstone road (DON'T go under the railway bridge!) (follow yellow Farm Park signs). After 2km, this bends sharp right into Red Swamp Road, follow after another 2km, take a left into Kowhai Ford Road (another yellow farm park sign).
Contact information Lynn & Kevin Cole
16 Kowhai Ford Rd, RD1, Kaikoura 7371
p+64 3 319 5033
eadmin@wackystays.co.nz
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