Luxurious Bell Tents for a Relaxing Retreat along the Waikato River, North Island

Mercer, North Island (New Zealand)

Luxurious Bell Tents for a Relaxing Retreat along the Waikato River, North Island

Bell Tents
1 unit
2 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
Breakfast included
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Hosted by Sasha
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  • New accommodation
  • Response rate: 80%
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Breakfast included
  • Barbecue
These luxurious bell tents are perfect for a relaxing retreat on a farm along the Waikato River, North Island. There are two tents which accommodate two people in each, perfect for a couples getaway or a family vacation. They feature a lovely queen-size bed in each with deluxe bedding and linens. There is also extra seating in these tents for guests to curl up on with a good book and outside, they feature a deck boasting stunning views of the surroundings. The luxury Angus Belle tents offer the perfect cozy space to enjoy the bush and a working farm close to nature. These tents are ideal for romantic getaways, honeymoons and intimate weekends, specially set up for couples.

The shared bathroom facilities are complete with hot showers, flushing toilets and luxury eco-friendly toiletries to make glampers stay very comfortable. Shared facilities with the other bell tent on the property is a camp kitchen, which features a barbecue, tea/coffee facilities, and crockery/cutlery. Guests can cook their own food on the BBQ, visit one of the local pubs, or hosts can supply a gourmet inspired meal for guests to heat and eat.


  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 Crib
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Hot water
  • Linens and pillows
  • Hairdryer
  • Parking
  • Dining table
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Tea kettle
  • Stove
  • Fire pit
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
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.

Guest Services

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner additional charge
  • 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.

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
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Feeding animals

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: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.

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.

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