Meeting Venue – Rippon Hall, Wanaka
Rippon Hall, Wanaka
246 Mt Aspiring Road, Lake Wanaka
Situated in the heart of Wanaka’s acclaimed Rippon Vineyard, The Rippon Hall offers a spectacular venue for the USANZ New Zealand Section Meeting 2014.
Made of rammed earth and timber from the land upon which the building stands, the Rippon Hall provides an extraordinary space which will host both the meeting sessions and industry trade exhibition.
The entire scientific sessions will all be held at Rippon Hall.
Accommodation – Edgewater Lake Wanaka
Edgewater Lake Wanaka
Sargood Drive, Lake Wanaka
$150.00 per room per night
With lawns stretching right to the water’s edge of Lake Wanaka, Edgewater is nestled within the spectacular Southern Alps on the South Island of New Zealand.
When you arrive at the water’s edge the comforts of our spacious accommodation will let you relax and unwind. All accommodation rooms provide spectacular views of the surrounding lawns, gardens, Lake Wanaka and beyond, to the magnificent Southern Alps.
When you open the door into your hotel room/studios you’ll be mesmerised by the spectacular view from your balcony or patio. Looking straight out to the mountains and Lake Wanaka will enliven your senses and begin your journey of relaxation.
As you would expect there is the latest flat 26inc screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and ensuite bathroom.
Check-in 3.00pm Check-out 10.00am
Book your accommodation when registering for the Meeting through ForumPoint2. Registration coming soon!
Edgewater Hotel and apartment facilities
Edgewater has a stunning location at the foot of Mt. Aspiring National Park and on the edge of Lake Wanaka. We encourage our guests to immerse themselves in all of the experiences that the seasons can offer.
There is so much Edgewater and Lake Wanaka have to offer that you may not have the time to return to our enticing Wineglass Cafe. Edgewater can arrange picnic hampers on request, should you wish to dine somewhere slightly off the beaten track.
For those looking to show off their own culinary skills with a classic New Zealand barbeque, we offer gourmet barbeque packs. These can be organised at reception, and prepared by you on one of Edgewater’s gas barbeques.
Room service is available to all our suite and apartment guests from 7.00am to 9.30pm, and at other times by prior arrangement.
Element Edgewater Day Spa
Sooth way those weary muscles with a massage or treat yourself to being pampered from head to toe, all conveniently located within Edgewater. For more information visit.
Spa and Sauna
Our spa and sauna is the perfect way to rejuvenate. Whether it’s a relaxing break from a busy schedule, or to soothe the day’s exertions on a bike or the ski slopes, experience the warmth and benefits of a modern spa and sauna.
Mountain bike and Kayak hire
We provide facilities to hire either mountain bikes or kayaks, making sure our guests can explore all Wanaka has to offer.
The bikes, new in August 2013, are ‘Avanti 29ers’ in both men and women’s frames. As part of the rental we offer helmet, pump, lock and saddle bag with basic repair kit.
Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or looking for an afternoon’s paddle on Lake Wanaka, we can cater for all skill levels and interests.
- Two tennis courts
- Nine hole putting green
- Children’s playground
- Wi-fi access
- Email (at reception)
The Edgewater – Sargoods Restaurant and Wineglass Cafe
Enjoy the fresh and contemporary atmosphere in Sargoods Restaurant and Wineglass Cafe, situated at the very heart of Edgewater.
Savour the outstanding New Zealand wines and cuisine, from the Wineglass Cafe menu, on the surrounding outdoors terrace area, and soak up the spectacular scenery and ambience of Lake Wanaka.
- Wineglass Cafe features an inviting lounge and large open fireplace, which in turn opens to sunny terraces with lake views. Open from 10am to 9pm daily.
- Sargoods Restaurant is open for breakfast from 7am daily.