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Makarora Tourist Centre Near Wanaka Nz For Sale

Makarora, Otago
Asking Price:
$2,900,000 (NZD)
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Slice of Paradise - the Makarora Tourist Centre is located in the beautiful Mount Aspiring National Park just 65kms north of Wanaka and  80kms south of Haast. It offers an outstanding lifestyle and business opportunity with plenty of land for further growth and development in the future.

Makarora Tourist Centre has a lot to offer with multiple income streams including accommodation which is also popular for small groups of 10 -40 people, shop, fuel, restaurant & bar. Centrally located to enjoy the many activities the area has to offer including helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights, thrilling jet boat rides, hiking, hunting, fishing and tramping and the Department of Conservation is next door.

Accommodation: There are 26 'A' Frame Chalets and Cabins scattered amongst the bush with plenty of space also available for tents or caravans including 25 powered sites. The units enable motel (13), cabin (5) and multi-share dorm (11) accommodation to be offered. Up to 150 people can be accommodated.

Facilities: include an outdoor swimming pool and two large communal lodges with fully equipped kitchen facilities for group activities with a log burner.

Shop & Fuel: with an excellent selection of NZ made souvenirs, stocks basic grocery lines such as bread, milk, frozen and packaged goods, confectionary, ice cream and fuel with both petrol and diesel available.   
Café & Bar: Fully licensed (both on & off licences) and open for breakfast lunch and dinner depending on the season.
Owners and Staff Accommodation: There is a four bedroom residence, three single staff quarters and one small two bedroom house.

Other Facilities: A double garage and workshop with a 3 car garage with storeroom and wash house, dangerous goods shed and implement shelter.
Further Information: On a separate title there is approximately 4.16ha which had a resource consent for the development of 9 individual sections valid to October 2015. This land is also zoned ‘township’ under the Queenstown Lakes District Plan. One section contains a small one bedroom cottage and another area has been developed for camping with water and 13 power points established on site.

Broker's Comments:
This is a great opportunity to take the "existing use" of all these income streams, further develop the business models for each into a village with highly profitable income streams, located in this very strategic location between the West Coast and Wanaka/Queenstown.

We welcome your enquiry, please contact the specialist Tourism Accommodation Business Broker, Adrian Chisholm, AREINZ by clicking on the "contact seller" button.

About the Region:

"Makarora is rich in hidden gems of history, culture, adventure and natural beauty. Situated on the Haast Pass Highway between Wanaka and the West Coast, Makarora offers visitors easy access to Mt Aspiring National Park and the boundless wilderness awaiting discovery.

Choose a scenic flight in a plane or helicopter, or take a jetboat up the Makarora and Wilkin Rivers – whichever way you choose to enter the World Heritage Area, you can do so easily from Makarora. A popular hunting and Fishing area, many outdoor enthusiasts utilise the transport resources available to reach the more secluded parts of the park.

A few minutes from the small village of Makarora heading west is the Blue Pools Walk. Right off the main highway enter a world of lush rainforest, native bird trills, and glacier-fed pools. The crystalline azure of the pools amazes! The water is so flawlessly clear trout resting in it appear suspended.

Historically and culturally Makarora has a special place in the hearts of the Waitaha Nation - the first people of this land. A traditional ancient medicine village existed on the very site where modern Makarora now stands. A place of restoration, the Waitaha people sought healing of body & mind in the wilds of Makarora. This beautiful presence of peace and wellbeing." Referenced from Lake Wanaka Tourism

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