Rustic Cabin Rental with Exceptional Views near Tryphena, Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island, North Island (New Zealand)

Rustic Cabin Rental with Exceptional Views near Tryphena, Great Barrier Island

8 units
32 guest capacity
No pets allowed


  • Kid-friendly
This cozy cabin rental sits perched on the hillside overlooking the scenic Karaka Bay on Great Barrier Island and is just a short drive from Tryphena. The cabin can accommodate up to four guests and includes two sets of twin-size bunk beds. The cabin also boasts a private deck affording exceptional bay views.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms, a kitchen, a dining area, and a recreation area just a short walk away. Additionally, guests have access to a playground area and a private sandy beach with a dock.


  • Lounge/Living room
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Bunk bed
  • Garden
  • Gym/Exercise room
  • Dining room
  • Game room
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
This property boasts a private, sandy beach and huge grounds for guests to explore, including a children's play area, trampolines, a dining hall that can fit 120 guests, and conference rooms fully equipped with data projectors and sound systems. Additionally, the property has a recreation room, a general store, a public telephone, and Wi-Fi throughout. Moreover, there are plenty of self-catering options, such as a large communal kitchen and a communal camp kitchen.

The property offers free parking.

Guest Services

  • Laundry service
There are a number of guided spiritual retreats available for guests to partake in, which run from June through to September. Additionally, guests can take part in a group stargazing evening lead by an expert. The is costs $50 per person with a minimum group size of five guests. Moreover, there is an astrophotography workshop running for five days that guests can also get involved in.

For guests who like to stay active during their stay, there is a small fitness gym that can be used for an additional fee. Sports gear is also available to hire from the reception. For longer stays, there are laundry facilities available for an additional fee.

Location + Surroundings

This lovely property is situated toward the east end of Port Abercrombie in the northwest region of New Zealand's breathtaking Great Barrier Island. The island is home to vast forests, soaring mountains, blissful bays, and pristine beaches, along with a myriad of fascinating wildlife. The property itself is nestled in the quiet and secluded Karaka Bay and also lies in the Kotuku Peninsula Bird Sanctuary, offering guests the perfect escape in nature. Additionally, it takes just 30 minutes to fly from Auckland City or North Shore or approximately four hours by ferry.


  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Scuba diving
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching

This property is a haven for those who enjoy staying active throughout their vacation or for those simply seeking some rest and relaxation in a natural setting. Guests can spend their days sprawled out on the private sandy beach with a good book or diving off the dock into the fresh water. The dock is also great for fishing and boat access. Moreover, the Great Barrier Island is perfect for water sports enthusiasts, who can enjoy some of the best diving and surfing spots in the world. It is also fantastic for hikers who can explore the breathtaking Hirakimata (Mount Hobson), the Kauri Dam, and the Windy Canyon.

In addition to the plethora of adventurous activities available in the area, the property is equally popular among those seeking a tranquil and spiritual retreat. The property has a strong Christian community with regular community activities and guided experiences for guests to get involved in.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties

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

This property is not pet-friendly.

Guests should note that power generating hours stop at 10:30 P.M, therefore guests should bring a torch and a hot water bottle during the winter evenings.

Children are welcome on the property, however, they should be supervised at all times.

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