Tipapa Estate

40 Motunau Beach Road, Greta Valley 7387, North Canterbury

Luxury Accommodation & Intimate Events in Greta Valley – North Canterbury



40 Motunau Beach Road, Greta Valley 7387, North Canterbury

Cradled in the rolling hills of North Canterbury is Tipapa Estate, an oasis of privacy surrounded by its own land and parklike grounds, just over an hours’ drive from Christchurch or a 3 hour drive south of the Picton ferry terminal.

The historic homestead offers four large and luxurious bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms and beautiful views. Wake to peace and tranquillity before enjoying breakfast we prepare for you.

Wander the extensive gardens or make the most of the swimming pool (summer only). Guests are welcome to enjoy the lounge and dining rooms, all with open fireplaces. Talk to us about dinner options at Tipapa or nearby, or to arrange use of our fabulous kitchen facilities.


Hold your next event at Tipapa Estate in North Canterbury.

Tipapa Estate offers several spaces, indoors and outdoors, surrounded by nature making this the perfect location for your next event.

We welcome all occasions and events and look forward to assisting you to create the perfect day or night at Tipapa Estate

Key Features

  • An hours’ drive north from Christchurch or a 3 hour drive south of the Picton ferry terminal.
  • The Homestead: capacity of up to 50 guests.
  • Marquee wedding on the grounds of Tipapa Estate with our marquee and hire partner, Silk Estate.
  • Multiple breakout spaces.
  • Marquee installation and helicopter landing sites available.
  • 50 hectares of land and park-like grounds: ideal for team building, picnics, alfresco dining and outdoor performances, and other activities.
  • BYO on-license and no corkage fees (licensed bar staff required).
  • A range of local catering options available, including full service, food truck / casual style.
  • Four large bedrooms with ensuites, in the Homestead, that can be booked for your group at a preferential rate.
  • Multiple accommodation options in Greta Valley (5mins) and Motunau Beach (15mins).
  • Transport options from and to Christchurch and surrounding areas available.
  • Plenty of onsite vehicle and bus parking.
  • In-house event management and on-site delivery services available, if required.

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Information correct as at: 21 May 2024

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42 Amuri Avenue
Hanmer Springs
New Zealand

Email: info@visithurunui.co.nz
Phone: +64 3 315 0000
Free phone : 0800 442 663 (NZ only)