Comfortable Vacation Rental near the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

Otorohanga, North Island (New Zealand) view map
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1 unit
2 guest capacity
1 night minimum stay

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Description of Glamping Units

This comfortable vacation rental is located near the Waitomo Caves in Hangatiki, New Zealand, and can accommodate up to two guests. Surrounded by a 70-acre farm with more than 50 miniature rare-breed animals, ostriches, and emus, it is the perfect home base for experiencing this unique animal lover's paradise and exploring the surrounding area.

In the room, guests will find a twin bed with an ensuite bathroom. The bathroom contains a sink, a toilet, a shower, and a hairdryer. Linens and towels are provided.

Glampers can congregate on the comfy sofa in the shared family room and trade travel stories. In the shared kitchen, guests will find a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, kitchen utensils, tea, coffee, milk, and sugar. Additional amenities at this bed and breakfast include a hearty, homemade continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities (small fee charged), and heaters.

Outside, guests will enjoy relaxing on the verandah with a garden view. Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • Coffeemaker
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining table
  • Electricity
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Heating
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet connection
  • Iron/Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Linens provided
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Private bathroom
  • Running water
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Toilet
  • Toiletries
  • Towels provided
  • Twin/Single Bed
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wi-Fi
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Facilities

At this one-of-a-kind glamping getaway, guests receive with a continental breakfast with their stay that includes homemade bread, homemade preserves/fruit, homemade yogurt, juice, choice of four different kinds of cereal including homemade muesli and spreads, and bacon and egg on toast. Guests have use of a laundry facility an will enjoy free Wi-Fi at the main house. The hosts will also provide an ostrich/emu and miniature rare-breed animal tour, a miniature horse ride for children 30 kg and under, and a pines lookout scenic walk for free.

PROPERTY FACILITIES
  • Breakfast included
  • Childcare services
  • Concierge service
  • Deck or balcony
  • Dining room
  • Launderette
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Patio furniture
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Suitabilities

General
  • Couples
  • Events
  • Family-friendly
  • Groups
  • No pets allowed
  • Location + Surroundings

    When guests arrive at this unique property, they are greeted by a Giant 4.3-meter fiberglass moa and more than 50 miniature rare-breed animals, ostriches, emus, mini-alpaca, llamas, donkeys, and cattle grazing nearby. Located in Hangatiki, New Zealand, on a 70-acre farm with a technicolor green pastoral landscape, this vacation getaway is truly one of a kind. Only five minutes up the road, the Huhu Cafe serves up New Zealand rump and locally-brewed beer. The world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves are ten minutes away. In Te Kuiti, which is less than 15 minutes away, there are restaurants and shops to explore. Marokopa Falls is a 40-minute drive from the property. Read More

    Services

    Babysitting is available. Hosts can provide pricing details.

    The hosts can arrange transport for a small charge to and from bus depots at Otorohanga, Waitomo or Te Kuiti.

    A hot ostrich omelet breakfast is available for $5 per person.

    Guests can order dinners and dessert by arrangement.

    Activities

    • Biking
    • Bird watching
    • Caving
    • Cycling
    • Dining
    • Ecotourism
    • Feeding animals
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Kids Club
    • Museums
    • Photography
    • Shopping
    • Sightseeing
    • Walking
    • Wildlife viewing
    • Yoga

    Some may not want to leave this animal lover's paradise. With more than 50 miniature furry friends to spend time with, guests will never be at a loss for something to do during their stay. However, black water rafting and caving tours at the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a must. Caveworld, also in Waitomo, offers a glowworm cave dusk tour that is an awesome experience for the evening. Set in a picturesque, park-like setting, the 18-hole Waitomo Golf Course is challenging for the serious golfer and welcoming for beginning golfers. The street murals and displays in nearby Otorohanga explain some of the country’s most significant cultural icons. Marokopa Falls, one of New Zealand's most impressive waterfalls, is worth the 40-minute drive.

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    Cancellation policy

    • 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.
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    Check-In Details

    Check-in after:2:00 PM
    Check-out before:11:00 AM

    Additional Information

    This is not a pet-friendly property.

    Smoking is allowed.

    Guests should check with the hosts before exploring the farm. Children should be supervised at all times.

    A 10% discount is available to the Footwhistle Glow-worm Cave at Caveworld, a popular evening activity.

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