Where you'll find us

Centrally located in the heart of New Zealands South Island’s high country, Waikaia is a relatively short drive from main centres such as:

  • Queenstown 159 km - approximately 2 hours.

  • Gore 54km - approximately 45 minutes.

  • Invercargill 120Km - approximately 1.5 hours.

  • Alexandra 146km - approximately 2hrs (via State Highway 8)

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Travelers need to allow time to view some magnificent vistas and great New Zealand food stops along the way ...but leave room for a great kiwi pub meal at the Waikaia Hotel or a light meal or great coffee at the Waikaia Cafe .

PETROL/FUEL - Please note the nearest fuel station to Waikaia is in Riversdale.