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Gorgeous North Island Glamping Getaway for a Holiday near Rotorua

Putaruru, North Island (New Zealand)

Gorgeous North Island Glamping Getaway for a Holiday near Rotorua

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New accommodation
Private Tiny house
4 guests
1 Private Bathroom
Entire Tiny house
Pets allowed

This cozy North Island glamping getaway is ideal for a holiday near Rotorua. The lovely shearer's hut has a fabulous bath on the deck as well as a double bed in the loft with a pull-down stairway. The hosts kindly provide linens and pillows and the maximum occupancy here is four guests.

The hosts provide several other handy amenities including a small kitchenette area and there is a sheltered horse yard where guests can leave their horses for $35 per night. Outside, guests have a table and chairs where they can enjoy these incredibly peaceful surroundings.

2 bedrooms, 1 bed

  • 1 Double bed

Features and services

  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Toilet
  • Towels
  • Sink
  • Water
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Double bed
  • Wildlife watching

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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check out: Flexible
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • Minimum age to rent: 18
Guests should inquire with the host regarding the property's pet and smoking policy.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 24 hours
Flexible: You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.

Location and surroundings

Putaruru, North Island (New Zealand)

Detailed location provided after booking


  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding additional charge
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching

With the Waihou River Walk (also known as the Te Waihou Walkway) running right by the property, guests will be perfectly positioned to enjoy a scenic walk along the Waihou River and the Blue Spring, which boasts some of the purest water in the world and is one of the most famous North Island activities!

For more nature walking and hiking, guests can head to the Waikato River Trails, Mount Ngongotaha Scenic Reserve, Whakarewarewa Forest, Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park, and the ecological reserve of Sanctuary Mountain. At the latter, guests can see endangered wildlife such as tuataras, takahe, kiwis, and kakas. To view kiwis and a number of other native birds and wildlife species up-close, guests can visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park, which runs a variety of mammal, reptile, and bird encounter programs.

For water-based recreation, guests can head to the Waikato River and Lake Karapiro, where they can go kayaking, canoeing, rowing, stand-up paddleboarding, jet skiing, water skiing, and jet boating, with rentals and trips available from outfitters such as the Boat Shed.

Guests interested in mountain biking can visit the Waikato River Trails, the Great New Zealand River Ride, and the Te Miro Mountain Bike Park, while cyclists will find themselves in one of the top cycling destinations in New Zealand, with a variety of country roads to explore.

Other activity options include horseback riding with Stone Hill Horse Trek, ziplining with Rotorua Canopy Tours, visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set, seeing traditional Maori dance performances at Whakarewarewa, and rolling downhill in a giant transparent plastic ball at OGO Rotorua.