Mount Iron Cabin - Mountain stargazing


Entire chalet hosted by Megan

  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Fast wifi
At 277 Mbps, you can take video calls and stream videos for your whole group.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Free cancellation before Jan 22.


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'Mount Iron Cabin' is a newly crafted stand-alone chalet on the side of Mount Iron, Wanaka. Built to soak up the sun and capture the mountain vistas this bespoke private chalet will be your base for adventure and/or pure relaxation. Nestled in a Kanuka glade, enjoy stargazing from the outdoor double bath and continue the stargazing in your plush bed with skylight above. Outfitted with everything you need for the perfect getaway including secure storage for bikes, skis, kayaks..

The space
This new Cabin is warm and cosy with a sunny situation, heat pump, double glazed windows and maximum insulation. It sleeps two comfortably in a Sleepyhead Elegance Plush Queen bed with a Danske Mobler Sofa bed for an additional guest. There is a full en-suite, modern furnishings, kitchenette with kettle, toaster, fridge, microwave and outdoor Weber BBQ. Enjoy panoramic views from your bed as the sun pours in, step onto the deck with your morning coffee and enjoy an al fresco breakfast, then in the evening lie back in the outdoor bath to watch the stars above.

Located on a quiet private road 5 minutes from central Wanaka this elevated chalet provides magnificent views and reconnects you with nature. Find refuge and be completely relaxed here, recharge ready for Wanaka’s adrenaline filled activities which are just minutes away. Walk out the door and its a mere 100m to the popular Mt Iron track, or bike down the hill and access one of the many interconnecting bike trails that Wanaka has to offer. Only 3 km from the Cabin and you can be on the shores of both Lake Wanaka and the Clutha River. You can immerse yourself in this beautiful arena that is Wanaka and Mount Aspiring National Park and then soak in a hot bath at the end of the day, stargaze and enjoy the privacy that Mount Iron Cabin has to offer.

There is easy, flat parking close to the Cabin. A large secure underbuilding is available for all your toys - bikes, kayaks, skis...

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Garden view
Mountain view
Fast wifi – 277 Mbps
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
32" HDTV with Disney+, Netflix
Free washer – In unit
Central air conditioning

7 nights in Wanaka

Jan 27, 2023 - Feb 3, 2023

4.98 out of 5 stars from 174 reviews


Where you’ll be

Wanaka, Otago, New Zealand

Mount Iron Cabin is situated in a very private and safe neighbourhood.

Wanaka is famous for it's beautiful scenery and outdoor scene as well as the plethora of top rated cafes and restaurants that are within walking or biking distance of the Cabin. Enjoy a great coffee and food at one of the many cafés and restaurants in town, just 5 minutes away by car. Visit one of the many international award winning vineyards nearby or the local craft breweries. Head to the artisan market for more locally produced deliciousness.

Known as the Gateway to Mount Aspiring National Park, there is plenty on offer here. Whether you are an active traveller or not, the beauty will astound you.

Mt Iron itself is a roche moutonnee (glacier carved knoll) formed during the ice age and is a popular 6km loop walk accessed from the front door of the Cabin. From the summit you can enjoy 360 degree views of the Pisa Range, Upper Clutha Basin, Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps.

Hosted by Megan

  1. Joined in September 2016
  • 174 Reviews
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  • Superhost
Hi, I’m Megan. After more than a decade guiding on the West Coast of the South Island I now live in Wanaka with my partner Jon and our two children. We enjoy being in the outdoors and have visited many places overseas but our passion is for New Zealand. That is one of the main reasons we built Mount Iron Cabin, so others could also enjoy a little of this spectacular country where Wanaka is a highlight for us. Jon is a builder and craftsman who has dedicated a lot of time and aroha into making Mount Iron Cabin a beautiful space in which to relax and enjoy the warmth that only natural materials can give. It has been crafted by hand and utilises many recycled native timbers and natural organic products.
Hi, I’m Megan. After more than a decade guiding on the West Coast of the South Island I now live in Wanaka with my partner Jon and our two children. We enjoy being in the outdoors…

During your stay

I live close by on the neighbouring property and am available should you require any assistance or have any questions but otherwise I will leave you to enjoy your stay.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy