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Welcome to our Park Over Property for NZMCA Members

We would love to host you. Here is some info on our property and Mountain Spirit

Mountain Spirit is an off-grid BnB and retreat centre of sorts,  nestled below Mt. Grandview, where we have a yurt, a couple of sleep-outs and a piano/recording studio. We have great views and a quiet feel on this land that we feel we steward. Consequently, we ask guests to not smoke, and keep alcohol use to a minimum.  We're only 20 min from Wanaka and 10 min from Lake Hawea. You can see rest of this website to get a feel for the place.

Thanks!
Randall and Amanda Richards

TO BOOK: Please call Randall at 

0204-111-2668

Overnight Rates: $25/Vehicle

Limit: 2 nights.

Payment: We take cash/credit card/bank transfer

Additional Info:

 The spaces are beautiful, with valley views and quiet,  relatively flat, (Some small leveling ramps or jacks might be helpful but not necessary) without amenities, so you'll have to be self contained, per usual NZMGA standards. Lastly, there is a small ford/dip before reaching our driveway, so we limit to motorhomes and caravans that are mid-small sized. Please give us call prior to booking or arriving. 

We offer an optional home-cooked breakfast of freshly baked bread right out of the oven, apricot jam/butter, and my own special scrambled eggs from our chickens, and cereals, Just let us know if you're interested. $15/pers delivered to your door.

We're thoroughly enjoying hosting POP, which is a recent addition to our BnB and retreats,  and look forward seeing you soon.

Randall Richards

ARRIVAL INFO:
I usually pop down on my E-Bike to the site to greet you, and show you where to park. If I'm awea, look for some flagging on the LEFT side of the drive immediately after the our gate. There's also some flagging in the grass showing your roughly where to park.  YFeel free to do a wide arc arc across the grass, as the LEFT hand turn on the grass, could be tight for some vehicles.

DIRECTIONS:

From the Southwest (Wanaka/Crown Range Road/Queenstown):

FROM WANAKA
THIS IS A BIT MORE SCENIC AND A BIT LONGER BY 3KM. THE MORE DIRECT ROUTE IS EXPLAINED ON THE MAP BELOW
From Junction of Wanaka Luggate Hwy and Albert Town Makarora/Haast Hiway 6, head east on Hiway 6 toward Morris Road for 8.4 KM. Take a slight left onto Hiway 8A then go for 2.2km (it turns left and crosses the red bridge). Continue straight onto Kane Rd, (going past the 8A right hand turn off) and go for 7.8km., turn right onto Hawea Back Road and go for 2.5km till the mailboxes at the dogleg/bend in the road, and an “island of mailboxes” turn sharp right up the lane (with the tall pine trees overhead),for 500m, over a river ford again,  and, once back up on the fields again,  look for our gate on left, with #250 on it.
FROM WANAKA  Via Haast Highway:
Coming from Wanaka via Haast Hiway, Travel west from Albertown for about 8 or 9k, and look for Camphill Road on the right, after turning right onto Camphill travel until St. Ninian’s Way at the Hawea Flat Hall, and turn right, joining onto Kane Road, go past the windmill, where the road bends left, and where the road bends right up the hill, turn left onto Hawea Back Road.  and go for 2.5km till the mailboxes at the dogleg/bend in the road, and an “island of mailboxes” turn sharp right up the lane (with the tall pine trees overhead),for 500m, over a river ford again,  and, once back up on the fields again,  look for our gate on left, with #250 on it.


From Mt. Cook/Tarras: 
When the Luggate Tarras Rd (8A) turns a sharp left t, Turn right onto Kane Rd, and go for 7.8km. Turn right onto Hawea Back Road and go for 2.5km till the turn right onto Hawea Back Road and go for 2.5km till at the dogleg/bend in the road, and an “island of mailboxes” turn sharp right up the lane (with the tall pine trees overhead),for 500m, over a river ford again,  and, once back up on the fields again,  look for our gate on left, with #250 on it.
From the North: 

Turn onto Take Capell Ave from Hiway 6 (Lake Hawea Makaroa Hiway) and cross the dam then uphill, Turns into Lakeview Terrace (all together 2.8km), turns right and becomes Muir Rd (go for 950m).  Turn left onto Cemetery Road (go for 800m to intersection), and continue straight onto Gray Rd (travel 1.6 km). Turn right onto Hawea Back Road for 3.1km. At the island of mailboxes, HBR turns right but continue straight up lane (with the tall pine trees) instead, for 650m, crossing a small river ford, and once up onto the fields again, look for our gate on left, with #250 on it.
NOTE: Please don't use Apple Maps nor GPS, but Google Maps. The former two will lead you astray, the latter, gets you here directly.

Where You'll Park:

Here's an overview of Mountain Spirit. We have the Park-Over-Property spots on the lower left side, just next to our lower fence-line/Hospital Creek Road boundary.

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