Make your Criffel Station experience a lot more special. Stay with us in our range of farm stay and glamping accommodation options, and experience the full beauty of our stunning location and the full charm of high country station life. 

Set in the station’s 2000 hectares of beautiful Central Otago landscapes, just 10 minutes’ drive from the centre of Wanaka, Criffel Farmstay offers memorable accommodation options for wedding and event guests.

This is a very special opportunity to add new dimensions to your Criffel experience. Soak in the atmosphere of a working deer farm at your leisure or enjoy our tour and adventure experience options.

And staying with us give you full access to our concierge service for advice and recommendations on anything from Wanaka restaurants and activities, to shopping options. We are here for anything you might need prior to and during your stay!

Talk to us today about adding accommodation to your Criffel wedding or event experience.


Criffel Cottage

Sleeps: up to 6 pax

Configuration: 1 king room, 2 twin rooms

The most recent addition to our accommodation portfolio, Criffel Cottage is the oldest standing structure at Criffel Station and an ideal exemplar of historic character. Whether admiring the original 19th Century stone fireplace or watching the animals graze from the sunny veranda, there is something for everyone. Although a mere 10-minute drive from central Wanaka, and a kilometre from the Wanaka airport, guests will feel a world away in this newly renovated, homely cottage.


Shearer’s Quarters

Sleeps: up to 5pax

Configuration: 1 king room, 1 twin room, 1 single room

For a true slice of NZ life, the Shearers Quarters is delightful. Lovingly restored, this charming cottage is sheltered and secluded. You may choose to take a stroll to the bubbling creek or make the most of all bedrooms opening out to the deck and simply sit back and soak in the views of the mountains in this perfect hideaway. Nestle up in front of the crackling fire for a romantic break, or bring the whole family and explore the land, there is something for everyone.


Gardener’s Cottage

Sleeps: up to 6pax

Configuration: 1 king room, 2 twin rooms

For those that love an authentic experience, the Gardeners Cottage is the place for you. Surrounded by fields and close to the homestead, you may wake to find deer just over the fence as you enjoy your morning coffee on the sunny deck. Light and airy with the bustling farm yard not too far away, you will feel like a true local.


Glamping (available November – April)

Offering a number of stunning sites around the station where you can create a pop up boutique hotel for your bridal party, honeymoon, family holiday, corporate retreat or simply a luxurious alternative to traditional camping. Nestled within Criffel Station, our stunning glamping bell tents are carefully hidden away, bringing privacy and connecting you with nature. All set-ups are bespoke and tailored to suit the individual client’s needs to create your perfect getaway.

Kanuka Glamping

Tipis available: 1 tipi

Sleeps: up to 2 pax

Configuration: 1 queen tipi


Pin Oaks

Tipis available: 9 tipis

Sleeps: up to 18 pax (2pax per tipi)

Configuration: 3 queen tipis, 6 twin tipis