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Winter Escapes

Escape to Indulgence in the Winterless North

Leave the cold chill of winter behind and journey to the Heart of Northland, where the autumn sun lingers, its golden rays gently caressing the contours of this unique land with light and warmth.

Settle into the cosy luxurious atmosphere of Carrington Estate, as the crowds dwindle and peace quietly descends upon the land, and delight in the transformation of people and place as the true character and spirit of the region begin to emerge. Embrace the tranquillity and intimacy of the season and indulge in the warmth and comfort of our spacious lodge rooms or enjoy the companionship and camaraderie offered by our sumptuous library and common areas as you luxuriate in the estate’s relaxed atmosphere. Sprawling amidst 3,000 acres of the most pristine scenery that Northland has to offer, Carrington Estate is the perfect spot from which to explore the wonders of the region.

Snug and Warm

Carrington Estate Luxury Lodge Rooms

Immerse yourself in the luxury of our cosy Lodge Rooms and relax in ultimate comfort while taking in stunning views that sweep out over the estate grounds, native bush, and on to the Pacific Ocean from the peaceful confines of your room or spacious veranda. Unwind and let your worries drift away as you enjoy the serene tranquillity of the estate, where wonders sit at your doorstep, or venture out for a magical day of exploration and activity to return to the inviting warmth of your room where your opulent king bed beckons.

Rich and Indulgent


Enjoy the warm, welcoming atmosphere of our elegant restaurant and savour delicious locally sourced cuisine that indulges the senses and nourishes the soul. Relish a memorable fine dining experience surrounded by the ambience of natural timber and rough stone and enjoy our tempting dishes that showcase exquisite regional ingredients as you look out over stunning views of the estate grounds and ocean. Treat yourself and to a fine wine tasting and sample our distinctive wines, grown on the Estate vineyard, accompanied by a superb collection of cheeses and tasty canapes.

Elegant and Complex

Carrington Estate Winery and Cellar Door

Treat yourself to a fine wine tasting at the Estate’s vineyard and discover the rustic charm of our cellar door and barrel room. The warm earthy atmosphere and decor transport you to another time and place and inspire dreams of the Tuscan countryside in autumn. Savour a selection of distinctive fine wines, grown right on the Estate grounds and nurtured by the rich soil, summer sun, and clear autumn days to create rich full-bodied vintages designed to please the palate.

Inviting and Dramatic

Inspiring Northland Activities

Discover the Heart of Northland where wonders abound and a thousand journeys await. Explore a wealth of activities and let the stunning surroundings inspire and beckon you to experience the delights and hidden secrets of the local land, people, and culture. With a wealth of things to see and do, including a championship-standard golf course, an award-winning winery, and easy access to all of the highlights of the region, Carrington Estate is the perfect launching point to explore Northland.

Visit Cape Reinga, New Zealand’s northernmost point, where oceans collide and spirits depart for home. Feel the call of the tumultuous surf where the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean collide and the Māori believe the spirits of the departed leap to start their return journey to their ancestral homelands. Experience the awe inspired by this sacred site dominated by the silhouette of the iconic lighthouse, and experience this turbulent yet spiritual place, where the sea surges and spirits whisper on the wind.

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the history and culture of the region as you walk in the footsteps of our ancestors. Journey through the expansive grounds, experience cultural performances, and relive the events of yesteryear at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, where two peoples came together as one. Discover this iconic place, steeped in significance, where New Zealand’s founding document was signed, embark on a journey of discovery, and travel back to the momentous founding of our nation.

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