Ohau House, Lake Ohau Alpine Village

Bach or holiday home | Lake Ohau | #1632

10/10 (2 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Awesome views of changing scenery across Lake Ohau to Ben Ohau and Southern Alps.
  • Views of Southern Alps, Lake Ohau, and Ben Ohau from all living areas incuding both bedrooms.
  • A great location for tramping, photography (inc astrophotography), skiing, cyciling, and day trips.

Ohau House is situated in Lake Ohau Alpine Village with stunning views overlooking Lake Ohau to Southern Alps and Ben Ohau. The comfort of the house allows guests to rest and relax while watching the awesome scenery change continually and dramatically. Alternatively, the location provides a base for day trips to Mt Cook, across Lindis Pass to Central Otago, Lake Aviemore and Benmore, and numerous Department of Conservation (DoC) Reserves.

Refer to Ohau House website for photos and a detailed description of Ohau House, booking information, and range of activities available (with links) near Lake Ohau. The range of activities includes: biking (Alps2Ocean trail), hiking/tramping/climbing (Dept of Conservation Reserves), hot pools/tubs (Tekapo and Omarama), skating/skiing/snow boarding (Ohau snowfields is closest ski field), photography including astrophotography and star gazing (Mt John and at Lake Ohau), bird watching, wineries, and sighting-seeing by plane, helicopter, car, or foot.

Please note only weekly rentals (Friday to Friday) are available at Ohau House. Rental is from Friday to Friday.

Special conditions: Minimum stay is one week - definitely only weekly bookings - weekly rentals all year round are $2065 per week for 1-2 guests.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Year Round
04-Dec-16 to 28-Feb-18
$295+/night $295+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night; Children: $50/night;
7 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (24)

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  • The property was very well cared for, clean, comfortable, and had lots...

    The property was very well cared for, clean, comfortable, and had lots of extras like basics in the pantry and a breadmaker (great to enjoy fresh focaccia with smoked salmon from nearby Twizel!) Highlight was the 2 hikes we did (Ben Ohau and Freehold Creek) - excellent views during and at the summit! Using the mountain bikes from the house we cycled part of the A20 track which was also great. Loved sitting by the fire with a book on the wet/windy days. It was such a beautiful week at Ohau house!

    melodyjoyg 100%|2x Oct 2013

  • Highly recommend this accommodation and location

    Highly recommend this accommodation and location. Clean and contemporary living in the great outdoors.

    AngelaR13 100%|1x Jul 2012

  • The perfect getaway spot

    The perfect getaway spot. We loved everything about this tranquil bach.

    lailne482 100%|18x Feb 2012

  • Treated to a week of perfect sunshine for our fourth visit -...

    Treated to a week of perfect sunshine for our fourth visit - the view gets better each time. Sealy Tarns (Aoraki), North Temple basin (Ohau), Rocky Mtn (Wanaka), and more - but coming home each day to Ohau house was the real treat. More walks still to discover... we'll be back!

    kimse39 100%|7x May 2011

  • An absolutely beautiful house with the most stunning view

    An absolutely beautiful house with the most stunning view. Our stay was perfect and even the weather cooperated. We enjoyed relaxing, swimming and walks in the nearby mountains and daytrips to Alexandra and Oamaru. A wonderfully relaxing summer holiday and we look forward to staying again.

    lianen400 100%|1x Jan 2011

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