Craggy Range

Why you'll love it here

  • Soak in the breathtaking views of the vineyard with a backdrop of Te Mata Peak
  • Indulge in the delicious flavours by two-hat winner of Cuisine Good Food Awards, finest of Hawkes Bay
  • Taste a selection of Craggy Range wines while taking in the picturesque sights at Giants Winery
  • Discover a winery that is rated as one of the top 25 in the world

Best For

  • Honeymoon,


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Perfectly set in the shadow of the magnificent Te Mata Peak, family-owned Craggy Range sits in the prime wine growing region of New Zealand, occupying two of its own winery estates. Overlook the dramatic backdrops from the privacy of your courtyard or the windows of your River Lodge.

This scenic retreat makes the ideal spot for a gourmet getaway or a romantic honeymoon. Each spacious River Lodge features two bedrooms and an open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen, with large windows framing the stunning scenery beyond. Soak up the views of the Tukituki River and explore the surrounding area, which was recently named the world's 12th 'great wine capital'. When you're done, return to wander the private courtyard lush lawns and gardens, stopping to sip the locally-produced selection of wines from the cellar.

Of a morning, find all ingredients for a continental breakfast in your equipped kitchen, and after cooking your homemade meal you can enjoy it in your private dining room. When it comes to lunch and dinner time, the Craggy Range Restaurant is open for you to indulge in its flavourful dishes that won them two awards for Cuisine Good Food Awards. Pair your dinner with a delicious wine made in the vineyards of Craggy Range.

Partake in even more tastings with tours throughout your stay, and taste the flavours of New Zealand. The land is yours to discover, so explore the two estates of Craggy Range, Gimblett Gravels and Giants Winery with  light bites along the way.

River Lodge

River Lodge

This immaculate lodge is comprised of two bedrooms and two bathrooms, comfortably sleeping up to four adults. With space to sprawl in, the lounge area is open plan with a large window opening to the picturesque Tukituki River. Start your day with a continental breakfast, with all supplies provided. Take to the private courtyard for uninterrupted views of Te Mata Peak. 
Craggy Range Restaurant

Craggy Range Restaurant

Perfect for lunch and dinner, enjoy an excellent dining experience in the two-time winner of the 2018 Cuisine Good Food Awards. Pair the intimate and relaxed space with the delicious flavours created by Head Chef, Casey McDonald. Enjoy the signature seasonal produce with a glass of Craggy Range’s premium wine.

  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wine experiences

Here at Craggy Range, you're situated in the heart of New Zealand’s prime wine growing regions, named as the world’s 12th greatest wine capitals as of May 2023. Enjoy a gourmet getaway of delicious tastings of fine wine with tours of the vineyards and cellars.

Craggy Range owns and produces their wine at two sites, Gimblett Gravels and Giants Winery. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the sweeping estates with a private tour and taste the award-winning wines, with iconic prestige wines set aside especially for the occasion. With your tour, indulge in light bites from the organic kitchen and local producers. Or, you can take your wine tasting indoors and tour the Cellar Door.

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Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm



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