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This distinctive accommodation is designed to maximise the extraordinary views of the Mackenzie Country both day and night, with your bedroom built predominantly of glass.

Your Sky Bed nestles within native scrub and tussocks in a private location. With the unit recessed into the ground, you feel part of the environment, whilst also having shelter and privacy. The bed rests at ground level, so you are, in terms of perspective, lying on the ground viewing the stars.

This unique building comprises a glass-roofed bedroom, as well as a grass roofed kitchenette and bathroom.

Outside, in a sunken courtyard, you can relax in a 2m long stainless steel-cedar bathtub. No chemicals are added – just pure fresh water – sourced from a nearby spring.

Omahau Hill is owned and operated by Michael and Elaine Lindsay and covers over 6000 acres of hill country and semi-flat land.  Located 12km northwest of Twizel, the station runs along the picturesque Ben Ohau mountain range.  Mike and Elaine took over the running of Omahau Hill in 1998. In the intervening years, Mike developed the farm from a basic hill block to a productive farm.  Grazing 1400 Merino sheep and 300 Suffolk Cross sheep, the station also runs 200 beef cattle. 

A gourmet continental breakfast is provided which can be prepared in the kitchenette. This includes a selection of Muesli, Yoghurt, Fresh Fruit, Croissants, Local Jam, Juice, Tea and Coffee

An evening dinner platter or salad is available on request.

Option One- Antipasto Platter for 2Local cheeses, local smoked salmon, cured meats, chutneys and pickled vegetables, bread and crackers.
Option Two – The Ultimate Salad for 2Leafy salad greens, local Ohaulloumi cheese, local smoked salmon, pickled beetroot, orange segments, croutons, Sweet Lemon Dressing and bread (cooking of the Ohaulloumi is required).


Please note that children 16 years and under can not be accommodated.

Features & Amenities

  • Hot Tub
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking
  • Mountain Views



Continental Breakfast



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