2 FOR 1 ACCOMMODATION FOR GROUPS!!!! - Conditions apply, please enquire

Makarora offers an awesome location for group functions, with everything you require all in one place! With a restaurant and bar, five levels of accommodation, along with other local Makarora operators offering fishing, jet boats, helicopters and planes right from your door.

From birthdays and work parties through to Christmas functions and weddings, the Makarora Tourist Center can cater for all budgets and requirements.

Function Room

The Makarora Tourist Center has a private function room seating up to 100 people that can be separated off from the main restaurant area.

This function room also includes the 'Catching Pen' bar and surround sound music system - so you can bring all your favourites with you, or even hire your own band.


For those wanting to stay overnight, check out our accommodation. With no television, radio or telephone, the relaxation of your stay goes undisturbed, letting you escape from everyday life. All bed linen is provided.


If you are just wanting to come to Makarora for the evening, take the hassle out of driving and ask us about some of the transport options on offer from Wanaka, Queenstown, the coast or where ever you may be joining us from!

We are able to offer some great deals for groups from meal only, through to the whole package including evening meal, accommodation, breakfast and other Makarora Activities.

Remember we have 5 levels of accommodation, so we can cater for all budgets!

Contact us for more details and a quote.

Any reason is a good reason to get together at the Makarora Tourist Centre.

Buffet style dining

Monteiths on Tap

Spectacular location

Chalets, Cabins, Dorms and Camping!