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SkyScape — Sky Bed

This distinctive accommodation is designed to maximise the extraordinary views of the Mackenzie Country both day and night, with your bedroom built predominantly of glass.

At SkyScape we provide more than a nights accommodation - we offer an experience that allows guests to view the night sky from the comfort of their bed and connect with nature in a way that has never before been done in New Zealand.

-Free wifi

-Air conditioning

-Luxury cedar outdoor bath tub

-Tea/coffee

-Continental breakfast

Maximum of 2 people to a room. Children 16 years and under can not be accommodated at SkyScape.

King bed

Rate is for 2 people Maximum of 2 people

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Welcome to SkyScape - An experience that is more than just a nights accommodation.

Your SkyBed nestles at the foot of the Ben Ohau Range on Omahau Hill Station, a 6000 acre sheep and beef farm.

Check in:

In the days prior to your stay you will receive an email confirming your room number with self check in directions.

Our house and office is located at 47 Ben Ohau Road. You will pass the office sign on Ben Ohau Road on your way up to SkyScape.

The farm track to SkyScape is suitable for standard 2WD vehicles. Lowered vehicles are not advised.


General Room Facilities

King Bed - Snuggle under a feather duvet with natural fibers to keep you cool in summer and warm in winter.

Sleeps a maximum of 2 - Guests must be over the age of 16 years.

Free wifi

Luxury cedar outdoor bath tub - Relax with a glass of wine and be overwhelmed with the darkness of our sky and the clarity of the stars and Milky Way.

Air Conditioning

100% pure water - Sourced from a spring under the Ben Ohau Range

Car Parking

Free on-site parking

Location / Distances

Approximate Driving times to SkyScape office:

Twizel: 10minutes
Christchurch International Airport: 3 hours, 25 minutes
Tekapo: 40 minutes
Queenstown: 2 hours, 30minutes
Timaru: 2 hours
Oamaru: 1 hour, 50 minutes
Omarama: 25 minutes
Wanaka: 1 hour, 50 minutes
Mt Cook: 50 minutes

Check-In Time

Between 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Check-Out Time

10:00 am

Reception Hours

8am - 10pm

Directions to Property

Directions to you secluded SkyScape room will be emailed to you in the days prior to your stay.

Below are directions to our SkyScape office.
SkyScape Office is Located at 47 Ben Ohau Road, Twizel. Please note, the office is a 10 minute drive from Twizel.

From the North.
• As you approach Twizel on State Highway 8, you will pass Pukaki Airport on your left, then pass over the Twizel River bridge.
• 250m past the bridge, turn right onto Glen Lyon Road.
• Follow Glen Lyon Road for 6.2km until you cross over the canal bridge.
• Once you have crossed the bridge, turn left and continue down Glen Lyon Road for 2.6km.
• Turn right onto Ben Ohau Road.
• The SkyScape office is located 400m on your left, at 47 Ben Ohau Road.


From the South.
• As you approach Twizel on State Highway 8 you will pass High Country Salmon and Lake Ruataniwha.
• Continue past the two main entrances to Twizel of Ostler Road and Ruataniwha Road.
• 250m past the Ruataniwha entrance to Twizel there is a small slip way on your left to enter onto Glen Lyon Road.
• Turn left onto Glen Lyon Road.
• Follow Glen Lyon Road for 6.2km until you cross over the canal bridge.
• Once you have crossed the bridge, turn left and continue down Glen Lyon Road for 2.6km.
• Turn right onto Ben Ohau Road.
• The SkyScape office is located 400m on your left, at 47 Ben Ohau Road.

Additional Information

Gourmet continental breakfast included

An evening meal platter is available on request

Strictly no smoking

Strictly no fires on property

Payment Policy

All bookings will be instantly confirmed at the time of booking.
A full payment is required to secure your reservation. 100% payment may be charged anytime after booking.
**Children aged 16 years and under are not permitted, ***Maximum 2 people per room. No cots, extra beds or rollaways are used in rooms*** , ***Any damage to property will be charged to your credit card, notification of this will be given prior to your credit card being charged.
PRIVACY POLICY: If for any reason, SkyScape is unable to accommodate you after your booking is confirmed, we will notify you immediately by e-mail. SkyScape is an accommodation provider located near Twizel, New Zealand. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Under no circumstances will the details of guests be shared amongst individuals nor be distributed to third party organisations without consent. Credit card details entered are securely encrypted and all payments processed on this website is done through a certified PCI compliant payment gateway.

Tariff includes the New Zealand Goods and Services Tax of 15%

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation fee up to 30 days prior to stay.

If cancelled within 30 days of arrival or in the case of no-show, the total price (100%) of the reservation will be charged.

Amended cancellation policy during the Covid-19 pandemic: If you are unable to travel to SkyScape due to Government imposed Covid-19 travel restrictions, your reservation can be rescheduled at no extra cost. Alternatively, a full refund will be given.


In the event of extreme weather conditions, SkyScape reserves the right to close. Safety is paramount and the operator has the sole discretion to cancel a booking. In the case where a booking is cancelled, by the operator, a full refund (100%) will be given and alternative accommodation arranged.

Tours are subject to weather and track conditions. Safety is paramount and the operator has sole discretion to cancel a tour due to safety. In the case where a tour is cancelled, by the operator, a full refund (100%) will be given.
We encourage you to take travel insurance in the event that circumstances outside of your control cause cancellation of your booking and thus incur a cancellation fee.

Child Policy

Maximum 2 people to a room. Children 16 years and under are not able to be accommodated at SkyScape

Check In Policy

Entering Omahau Hill Station and SkyScape you do so at your own risk. Omahau Hill Station and Omahau Hill Tourism Ltd (SkyScape) cannot be held liable for any damages to people or property.