Est. in 1888 and situated in the small rural town of Kurow – Waitaki Braids Lodge is located close to the braided Waitaki River. Extensive braided rivers are unique to the world and only found in Alaska, Canada, the Himalayas and here, in the South Island of New Zealand.
Like its namesake, Waitaki Braids will offer you a unique experience during your stay. An in-house chef serving local produce, local art, good coffee and elegant ensuite rooms, each opening onto their own small conservatory – Waitaki Braids is a place where you relax whilst recovering from a days biking, fishing, rock climbing, sightseeing or one of the many other activities enjoyed in the Waitaki Valley area.