Refurbished 20s-Era Train at Unique Glamping Site in Waitomo Caves Area, North Island

Caboose in Otorohanga, North Island

5 guests

Only 900 meters from the Waitomo Caves Village and two minutes from the Glow Worm Caves, this 20s-era train accommodation is located at this unique glamping property in Waitomo, New Zealand. Built in 1918, this train is beautifully refurbished into a completely self-contained holiday rental that is situated on 10,000 acres of farmland, with both farm animals and bird life adding to the stunning scenery.

The train can sleep up to five people, with a double bed in one room and three single beds in the adjoining room. There is an ensuite bathroom, which has a shower and a toilet, and there is also a living room area, where guests will find a kitchenette. The kitchenette has an electric hob, a microwave, and a refrigerator. Glampers can enjoy meals out on the private deck and enjoy the abundant natural light from the many windows that this train has to offer.

On this stunning property, there is a restaurant and bar as well as a unique stage arena for shows and music. Facilities also include private ensuite bathrooms, self-contained kitchens, non-smoking rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, and wedding/banquet/event facilities. Each unit has designated parking.

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Features and services

Most popular features

  • Swimming

  • Wildlife watching

  • Parking

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing

  • Supermarket

  • Double bed

  • single-bed

    Twin/Single bed

  • kayak

    Whitewater rafting

  • Biking

  • Infants allowed

  • Children allowed

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Where you will stay

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Otorohanga, North Island

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Scenic views
Tucked into the green hills of Waitomo, New Zealand, this site is close to a host of activities including bio-luminescent cave tours, black water rafting, and horseback riding. Waitomo Village is nearby and is home to a host of restaurants, bars, and cafes. The site is just two and a half hours away from Auckland, so day trips for sightseeing and museum visiting are easily accessible.
Activities near Otorohanga
  • Swimming

  • Biking

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing

  • kayak

    Whitewater rafting

  • Wildlife watching

In the surrounding town, there is a handful of activities to keep guests entertained during their vacation. Guests can check out Waitomo's famous caves filled with bioluminescent glow worms for an out worldly experience. For the more adventurous, glampers must try black water rafting, which is just like white water rafting but in caves. For something a little more peaceful and out in the open air, there's horseback riding through the gorgeous green hills in the area.
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Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

  • Check-out: 10:00 AM

House rules

  • No pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

Cancellation policy

Moderate

Free cancellation available up to 24 hours before check-in day

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Additional info

Reception hours are from 09:00 to 17:00.

Rates per accommodation are based on double occupancy.
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