Unique Glamping Rental with Bell Tent and Gypsy Caravan near Tauranga, New Zealand

Bay of Plenty, North Island (New Zealand)

Unique Glamping Rental with Bell Tent and Gypsy Caravan near Tauranga, New Zealand

Bell Tents
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
 Host photo
Hosted by Tracey and Graeme
  • Verified Host
  • Joined in 2016
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: Less than 1 hour
  • More than 50 bookings


  • Private Barbecue
For a unique glamping experience in the Bay of Plenty on the North Island, New Zealand. Guests are sure to love this combination rental of a bell tent and a gypsy caravan. This rental is for adults and children 8 years or older and can accommodate a total of four guests. Guests should note that the gypsy caravan can only be booked with the tent and never on its own.

The tent has a comfortable, king-size, latex, premium futon bed with a bamboo cover for guests to sleep in, while the gypsy caravan has an elevated double bed with a great view. Additionally, inside the gypsy caravan and glamping kitchen, guests will find solar lights and a solar phone charger.

The kitchen and the bathroom are situated approximately 6 meters from the tent. The bathroom deck has a flushing toilet, a basin area, and a hot shower with great water pressure. There is also an outdoor bathtub with beautiful views and a fire brazier to toast marshmallows over or make toasted sandwiches over the fire as well. The kitchen has a full-size, a five-burner gas oven, hot and cold water, and loads of bench space. Food storage can be found in the camp kitchen, and a cooler and ice are supplied for food storage.

The campsite has no electricity; however, guests will have everything they need to be comfortable and cozy while glamping in this beautiful bell tent. Guests can charge their phone, listen to music through a Bluetooth speaker, and see great views from the all-weather kitchen deck. Some reading material, maps, tourist information, and a few games are also available, and the city of Tauranga is only 35 minutes away.


  • 1 King-size bed
  • 1 Queen-size bed
  • Water
  • Hot water
  • Cell service
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet paper
  • Private Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Tea kettle
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Juicer
  • Toaster
  • Fire pit
  • Private Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Hammock
  • Garden
  • Games
  • Docking station
This glamping accommodation has been set up on a spacious deck in beautiful surroundings, where guests can enjoy the romantic and peaceful setting. While luxury camping, there is hot water on the property, which flows from the gas califont and solar energy, as well as a kitchen and a bathroom. Top quality sheets and a woolen duvet are kindly provided by the host and the bed will be made up prior to the arrival. The host also provides luxury towels.

Guest Services

  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/Pub
There is a bar/pub called "The Hippy Pipi Bar & Cafe" and a cafe "Pukehina Beach Store & Cafe" - Fish and chip shop, within a 10-minute drive from the site and a restaurant "The Trading Post" within a 15-minute drive.

Location + Surroundings

  • Hot springs
Nearby local services
  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping
This beautiful bell tent is situated on a private and certified organic property, very close to the beautiful Bay of Plenty beaches, lakes, and great cycle tracks. Wonderful towns such as Papamoa, Te Puke, and Maketu are approximately 20-minutes from the site, where guests will find unique cafes, shops, and restaurants to enjoy. While glamping at this property, guests will be able to experience an assortment of fun activities including surfing, snorkeling, hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, ziplining, parasailing, and much more, there is truly something for everyone.


  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Surfing
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Scuba diving
  • Climbing
  • Zip-lining
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching
  • Safari/Game drive
  • Tennis
  • Golfing

The glamping site has access to excellent cycling routes in the area, leaving right from the driveway of the site and heading to Rotoehu Forest, Rotorua, and Tauranga. Guests can also easily explore the area by foot, walking through the beautiful bush, up the mountains, and to truly stunning waterfalls, the site is surrounded by picturesque scenery just waiting to be discovered.

The Bay of Plenty region has endless activities and attractions to check out. The Mount Maunganui Summit Track, Maunganui Beach, Waikite Valley Thermal Pools, and Rotorua Museum are just a portion of excellent options available. Whether guests wish to go whale watching, river rafting, snorkeling, golfing, or swimming with dolphins, they are sure to find something they will love while glamping in this beautiful bell tent in Te Puke North Island.

There are also lots of lakes within 20 to 30 minutes of the site, and beaches approximately five minutes to half an hour away for excellent surf casting, longlining, boat fishing, and diving. Trout fishing is a very relaxing sport to do on the beautiful local lakes also.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties

Accessibility & Safety

  • First aid kit
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

Guests should bring food and drink for their getaway, as well as toiletries and beach towels.

This property is adults and couples only or a family with children over the age of seven.

There is no electricity, as the property is off-the-grid. Guests can use their mobile data though, as the site does get reception. If guests need to charge any devices, feel free to ask the hosts Tracey and Graeme, otherwise there is a solar-powered charging port available at the site.

Please note: the booking calendar is full from May until September, due to closing for cooler winter temperatures.

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