Room Rates

All rates are quoted in New Zealand dollars and include GST (sales tax) at the prevailing rate. We accept payment by Visa and Mastercard, all NZ Eftpos cards, direct bank credit and cash. 



Standard Rates

Standard Room Rates

1 April 2018 to 30 April 2019

These rates include breakfast and GST. No deposit or prepayment is required, cancellation is subject our standard booking terms

  • LODGE ROOM  - $350.00
  • DELUXE ROOM - $375.00

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Room-Only Rates

Room Only Rates

1 April 2018 - 30 April 2019

These discounted rates do NOT include breakfast and are NON-REFUNDABLE. Full payment may be taken at any time after booking. Ideal for guests who are booked on early-morning marine excursions or leaving us early to catch a flight. 

  • LODGE ROOM  - $310.00      
  • DELUXE ROOM - $335.00

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Classic Christmas

Christmas in Kaikoura

Stay with us for a relaxing and convivial celebration of the Christmas holiday, in the company of fellow travellers. Our “Classic Christmas” is an all-inclusive package which includes a drinks reception and gourmet supper platter on Christmas Eve, a champagne brunch on Christmas Day, and a festive three course evening dinner with premium New Zealand wines. Don't delay! Rooms are booking now!


New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve Dinner 

Join us for the most exclusive dinner party in town and be among the first in the world to welcome the New Year! We look forward to lively and convivial conversation with guests from around the world, whilst enjoying an evening of fine dining and premium New Zealand wines. Places for our 2018 event are now open for booking.


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Photography Workshops

Photography Workshops

On selected week-ends during the low-season months, we offer photography tuition workshops for beginner and intermediate photographers, with b&b accommodation at Manakau Lodge included. These workshops are designed to help participants learn more about their camera equipment and to get the best out of it, and to develop their skills and learn new techniques involved in landscape and wildlife photography.