How to find us
Manakau Lodge is located just outside Kaikoura on the on the stunning east coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Loved by New Zealanders and travellers from across the world, we look forward to welcoming you to our boutique holiday accommodation for a memorable luxury stay.
198b Parsons Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
How to find us
Driving Distances and Times to Manakau Lodge
Christchurch Airport - 192km (2:15)
Blenheim - 121km (1:25)
Picton Ferry - 150km (1:50)
Nelson - 236km (2:50)
Arthur’s Pass - 316km (4:00)
Greymouth - 342km (4:15)
Hanmer Springs - 147km (2:00)
Akaroa - 271km (3:40)
Lake Tekapo - 412km (5:00)
2016 earthquake update: please refer to News and Travel Updates for current roading information
From Christchurch and the south: take State Highway 1 north, to Kaikoura. Continue on through Kaikoura towards Blenheim and Picton. 6.5km from the town limit, just after Hapuku School, turn left into Parsons Road (blue sign). Continue on approximately 2km. The entrance driveway to Manakau Lodge is signposted on your right, just after the wooden bus shelter. At the bottom of the driveway, keep left, and you will see the Lodge up ahead of you.
From Picton, Blenheim and the north: take State Highway 1 south. Approaching Kaikoura, the coast road turns sharply inland at Hapuku. After crossing the Hapuku River bridge, continue for approximately 3km and then turn right into Parsons Road (if you see Hapuku School on your left, you have gone too far). Continue on approximately 2km. The entrance driveway to Manakau Lodge is signposted on your right, just after the wooden bus shelter. At the bottom of the driveway, keep left, and you will see the Lodge up ahead of you.
Manakau Lodge is a NZ owned business and is the trading name of a partnership.