Beautifully appointed, fully self contained units right in the heart of the historic farm complex. Stunning views and luxurious...

Many people, especially children, simply wish to participate in the normal seasonal routine of the farm, feeding animals, and moving stock...

With some of New Zealand's most beautiful vistas right out side our door, you will love the panoramas of Makarora's natural beauty...

Find out about some of the amazing things to do in the area...

Makarora River Ranch

Explore and rejuvenate in Makarora Valley, New Zealand.

Makarora River Ranch provides comfortable self-contained accommodation and authentic wilderness experiences for independent travellers in Mount Aspiring National Park in the Southern Alps of New Zealand.

Take advantage of Makarora River Ranch's unique location adjoining Mount Aspiring National Park, a World Heritage area, to explore world-class fishing, hunting and hiking areas, experience life on the farm or simply relax in the peaceful surroundings of New Zealand's most spectacular wilderness area.

Enjoy the comforts of home in our fully modernised accommodation - a perfect base for relaxing family holidays, corporate functions or a stopover en route to the West Coast, Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, Wanaka, Queenstown or Milford Sound. Let us guide you to Makarora's best recreational activities for an unforgettable South Island experience.

Contact Us

Craig & Eileen Ferris

+64 3 443 5168


5766 State Highway 6, Makarora 9382, New Zealand

Postal Address
Private Bag 9009, Wanaka 9343