Bellbird Cottage is secure and private self-contained cottage accommodation located at Lake Hawea, a tranquil alpine village near Wanaka in New Zealand.

Our Cottage is set in an attractive garden with extensive mountain and rural views and a crystal clear lake that is just a short walk away. Our décor is tasteful and comfortable along with welcoming hospitality from your New Zealand hosts Marjorie, Brian and Sheila. The cottage has all facilities and your basic breakfast needs are supplied. Click here to Book >


Situated 12 kms from Wanaka you enter a peaceful world away from the busy tourist area, but with easy access to Wanaka. There are wonderful activities such as golf, fishing, bowling, hunting, biking, tramping and scenic lake and riverside walks. The Te Araroa , The Long Pathway – New Zealand’s continuous walk passes through Lake Hawea to or from Wanaka. The Hawea River has special kayak features and the lake caters for all water sports.

Central Otago is renowned as a world class destination encompassing everything from adventure sports to wineries. A choice of excellent ski-fields – Treble Cone, Cadrona, Snowfarm with Coronet Peak and the Remakes just over the Crown Range – Queenstown is just over an hour away.

If you wish your log fire will be burning on your return from skiing.

Sailz is a local family owned business open 7 days that consists of a cafe/wine bar with great food as well as an extensive general store for all your self catering requirements. The Lake Hawea Hotel is just a stroll away with full meal and bar service.