Completely magical place for us and our two children. We sadly only spent a day and a half here but I’d strongly suggest staying longer to gain the...
Completely magical place for us and our two children. We sadly only spent a day and a half here but I’d str...
Rustic Riverside Cabin Rental for Five Guests near Matamata, North Island
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· Kid-friendly · Barbecue
Guests can grab their loved ones and treat themselves to a stay in this rustic riverside cabin rental near Matamata, North Island. This secluded cabin accommodates five guests, perfect for a family or a group of friends. It features an open-plan layout with the beds in the main room. There is one king-size floating bed, a double-size Murphy bed, and a twin-size murphy bed. There is also a bathroom with a semi-outdoor hot shower.
The cabin is can be found in a lovely setting overlooking the river. Outside, guests can relax in the hammock or enjoy a drink on the deck as the barbecue heats up. The fire pit will keep guests nice and warm as they roast marshmallows in the evening. Inside, the kitchen is well-equipped, ready for guests to whip up some delicious meals. These can be enjoyed at the dining table. After, everyone can snuggle up on the sofas for some games before heading to bed. Read More
- Running water
- Safe box
- Air conditioning
- Cell service
- King-size bed
- Double bed
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Sound system
- Dining table
- Kitchen equipment
- Outdoor furniture
- Dining room
- Fire pit
- Twin/Single bed
- Shared Barbecue
There is ample parking at the site. There is no Wi-Fi or TV allowing guests to disconnect from the stresses of the city and reconnect with nature. Towels and linens are provided. The kids will love the games and toys available. The shower has hot water. Guests will have access to kayaks, mountain bikes, trout fishing rods, and the fire pit.Read More
- Medical services
- Sports equipment storage
Location + Surroundings
This impressive cabin rental is located near Matamata, North Island. The property is nestled at the base of the Kaimai Ranges and surrounded by peaceful scenery, overlooking the Te Waihou River. Lord of the Rings Fans will recognize this iconic landscape that was used in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy while the Hobbiton Movie Set itself is only a 15-minute drive from the rental.
The Matamata township is just a 10-minute drive away. Here, glampers will find restaurants, bars, cafés, and shops. Spectacular waterfalls, hot mineral pools, and a golf course are all also within minutes of the property. In addition, the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park is well worth exploring offering miles of unspoiled wilderness. Within an hour’s drive from the accommodation, glampers will find beautiful beaches as well as biking and hiking trails. The laidback seaside city of Tauranga is a 45-minute drive away from the rental, while New Zealand’s largest inland city, Hamilton, is just under an hour away.
The nearest international airport is Auckland International Airport, just over two hours away. Read More
- Water sports
The cabin is in the perfect spot for an active holiday where there is something to suit every glamper. The area is renowned for its spectacular scenery and the Hobbiton Movie Set. Glampers can spend a day touring the set and pausing for a refreshing drink in the Green Dragon. The Matamata Heritage Trail is a great way to explore the town of Matamata itself. The trail roams through the town’s parks, gardens, and historical sights. Glampers should also make sure to visit Wairere Waterfall, the highest waterfall in New Zealand’s North Island, which offers amazing views of the Waikato region. The hike to the lookout is only 45 minutes and if glampers would like to reach the summit, it is a further 45 minutes. On return from the hike, glampers should visit the Opal Hot Springs, where they can bathe in two outdoor mineral pools to relax aching muscles.
The nearest beaches can be found near Tauranga. Matakana Island is a beautiful long thin island with white sandy beaches just off the coast of Tauranga. Waiotapu, an amazing, colorful geothermal attraction is also located in Tauranga and is not to be missed. Closer to the site, the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park offers mountain biking, hiking, and fishing.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
- You will receive a full refund for the remaining nights and charged for one full nights stay if you cancel within 24 hours.
Pets and smoking are not permitted.