Off-Grid Cabin Rental on Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Russell, North Island (New Zealand)

Off-Grid Cabin Rental on Bay of Islands, New Zealand

1 unit
4 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Alan
  • Verified Host
  • New accommodation


  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This unique off-grid cabin rental on the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, is delightfully secluded and only a short distance from Russell. It consists of four units that are linked by covered decks around a carport outdoor space. These provide a lovely and comfortable holiday glamping accommodation for a couple and up to two children or singles. Hot water is provided by a gas califont, and cooking is possible on the gas stove top or the gas barbecue. There is somewhat limited electricity as the cabin is supplied by solar panels and batteries.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Linens and pillows
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Parking
  • Mosquito net
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Freezer
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
Facilities include hot water, a stove and a gas barbecue. This property provides somewhat limited electricity via solar panels and batteries with a petrol generator if needed.

Guest Services

Guests will have exclusive use of the peninsula, which is about 50 acres. Here there are forests and open lands with several kilometers of walks around the perimeter. The cabins is about 700 meters from the public road and along a gravel driveway.

Location + Surroundings

This property is located in the city of Russell in Northland and among the Bay of Islands. Located only 10 kilometers from Russell's major tourist attractions and facilities, this off-the-grid cabin is perfect for those looking for a tranquil escape, but also close enough to enjoy a night out on the town. Glampers can enjoy the bird life in the native forestry, the calm waters that surround the peninsula and the stunning natural beauty of the site.


  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching

This off-grid cabin complex is set on a private peninsula in the Waikare Inlet headwaters of the Bay of Islands. Guests will enjoy numerous nature walks, places for fishing, kayaking or even a secluded escape. Glampers who stay here will be able to go on boat tours and can embark on everything from skydiving to scuba diving. For nature sites, some must-sees include the Rainbow Falls and the Haruru Falls. The city of Russell provides plenty of shopping and dining opportunities.

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Accommodation Rules

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

There is no smoking allowed in the cabin. Guests are asked to please take all rubbish away with them. Food scraps can be buried away from the cabins.

The host asks that guest to please leave used linen in the laundry and keep the rooms as clean as found.

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