The Arapawa lifestyle offers a glimpse of
an old world New Zealand

If you're considering a holiday in New Zealand's magnificent Marlborough Sounds, look no further than Arapawa Homestead. Located on Arapawa Island (18,500 acres) at the northern region of the South Island, Arapawa Homestead invites you to take a break, relax and enjoy the ever-changing views.

The Arapawa lifestyle offers a glimpse of
an old world New Zealand

The best kind of memories are made here

Views from the hills

At Arapawa, there are four accommodation options Gunyah , School Cottage , Teacher's Hut, and Little Colonsay Beach House , to match your particular needs whether it be for a family holiday, a romantic getaway or a group reunion. You can also explore our farm on a Paua farm tour.

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