Family-Friendly Safari Tent Rental near the Waikato River, North Island

Mercer, North Island (New Zealand)
Safari Tents
1 unit
6 guest capacity
Breakfast included

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Breakfast included · Private Barbecue

Guests can treat their loved ones to a family-friendly rental getaway with a stay in this lovely safari tent rental near the Waikato River, North Island. Ideal for families or small groups, accommodating six guests comfortably in two canvas rooms with a built-in bed. The beds include one queen sized bed, two single beds, and one double bed. There is also a private ensuite bathroom complete with a hot shower, flushing toilets, and luxury eco-friendly toiletries to make the stay comfortable.

Guests can enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee on the deck, while taking in the rural setting and spectacular bush scenery, or taking an outdoor bath for two under the stars. The tent has a private camp kitchen which includes a barbecue, tea/coffee facilities, an outdoor dining table and crockery. On cooler nights, everyone can snuggle up in the lounge area while playing a game before retiring to the comfortable beds. Guests can cook their own food on the BBQ, visit one of the local pubs, or hosts can supply a gourmet inspired meal for glampers to heat and eat. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Hot water
  • Towels
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • 1 Queen-size bed
  • 1 Double bed
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Deck/Patio
  • Private Kitchen
  • 1 Crib/Child's bed
  • Linens
  • Private Barbecue
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Dining table
  • Tea kettle
  • 2 Twin/Single bed
  • Fire pit
  • Kitchen equipment

There is parking at the farm. Guests will have access to the surrounding land for long walks in the morning. The accommodations include access to a barbecue. There is running water and electricity. Bedding, linens, and fluffy towels are provided. Additionally, there are basic supplies such as tea, coffee, cooking oil, and condiments supplied.

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Guest Services

  • Dinner additional charge
  • Breakfast
  • Bicycle rental

Included with a stay is a complimentary breakfast box, which includes continental items such as free-range eggs, croissants, butter, jams, tea/coffee and orange juice.

The hassle of erecting and packing away a tent is a thing of the past! Glamping offers the joys of camping and the benefits of the great outdoors, while at the same time offering a fantastic restful break because everything is set up for a luxury stay.
The tents feature a functioning kitchen, barbecue, quality linens, wooden floors, outdoor fireplace and private bathroom with hot showers and flushing toilets. Read More

Location + Surroundings

This farmstay glamping site can be found at Pukekawa, just 45 minutes south of Auckland. Farmstay glamping allows you to unplug from modern conveniences and devices and embrace a slower way of life, reconnecting with nature and with loved ones.


  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Feeding animals
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Hiking

The hosts have created a farm experience complete with bush walks, picnic sites and farm tours. There are lots of things to do, including feeding the eels in the dam, tramping to the Waikato River through our private bushland, collecting herbs and salad leaves in our foragers garden, brushing the donkeys or feeding the goats. Guests can read stories or play board games by lantern light, toast marshmallows over the campfire, or stargaze with no light pollution. For those looking to relax; enjoy an outdoor bath for two under the stars or there's nothing better than relishing in a glass of wine on the deck while admiring the incredible views which surround the tent.

For those guests looking for some more adventure, they can head to the Waikato River for some kayaking or canoeing. Thrill-seekers can book a skydiving trip at Mercer Airport where they can experience the North Island in all its beauty from up high.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: from 02:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

The glamping area is 300 metres down the hill, so guests should bring some gumboots or walking shoes. The hosts can take guests to the site in a 4WD on request, guests should ask upon arrival.

Areas are clearly signposted, the hosts ask that guests close all gates behind them and respect the farm rules which are there for the safety of guests the livestock. Please note pets are not allowed at the site.

A complimentary baby cot is available; guests should inquire to hosts prior to arrival if this is necessary. Please note the baby cot does not include linen. Read more

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