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Picturesque Vacation Rental with Amazing Views of the Firth of the Thames in North Island

Thames, North Island (New Zealand)

Picturesque Vacation Rental with Amazing Views of the Firth of the Thames in North Island

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Private Villa
4 guests
Entire Villa

This picturesque vacation rental has amazing views of the Firth of the Thames in North Island and can sleep four guests. There are two bedrooms and one full bathroom. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed and an ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom has twin-size bunks and shares the ensuite bath. Cozy linens, electric blankets, and fluffy bath towels are provided.

The kitchenette has a refrigerator, a stove, microwave, a toaster, a coffeemaker, and a kettle. Cookware, dinnerware, and utensils are provided. There is a full kitchen and additional facilities next door in the main lodge for further meal prep options. Guests are treated to free Wi-Fi, a hairdryer, shampoos, and soap as well as scrumptious meals in the lodge.

Outside, guests will find a wraparound covered porch with a small table and chair neatly tucked away. There are multiple outdoor seating and eating areas as well as a BBQ at the main lodge that guests are welcome to use. In addition, there is a communal lounge with a 3D TV that guests are free to enjoy. On-site parking is possible, but a four-wheel drive vehicle is required to reach the property. Otherwise, guests will be met at the front gate and transported via shuttle.

There are four types of accommodation to choose from at this property. Guests will have the choice of a bush hut, one of two cottages, or a lodge. The hut has running water, a small kitchenette, and outdoor bath facilities. There is no power at this site. All other properties have bedrooms, a bathroom, and kitchen facilities. The main lodge has a full kitchen and common area that guests are welcome to use. The cottages and lodge are equipped with heating and have Wi-Fi access. With the exception of the hut, all accommodations have bedding, electric blankets, and towels. The main lodge has an indoor common area with a 3D TV.

Outside on the property, there are terraces, gardens, and picnic areas. A BBQ at the main lodge can be used by guests. There is on-site parking, however, a four-wheel drive vehicle will be necessary to maneuver up the steep drive.

Features and services

  • Shuttle
  • barbecue Shared Barbecue
  • Shower
  • Hot water
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Deck/Patio
  • Toilet
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Hosted by Nightingale
98% positive feedback

  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: Within 1 day
  • Joined in 2017
  • More than 20 bookings

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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
  • Check out: 10:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared
Check-in is 2:00 pm and check-out is at 10:00 am. The minimum age of the primary renter is 18. Children are welcome.

Smoking is not allowed. Pets are welcome, however, extra fees may apply.

Supplements are not calculated in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately. Please note the property only accepts cash payment.

There are three dogs on the property who love to visit and play. They are great with both kids and adults.

Before any tour, you will be asked to sign a waiver that ensures you understand the rules and regulations of behavior and safety.

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

Cancellation policy: Fifteen

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed.

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus the service fee).

Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least .

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus the service fee).

No refund if you cancel less than days before check in.

Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund.


Location and surroundings

Thames, North Island (New Zealand)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Supermarket


  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • kayak Kayaking/Canoeing
  • zip-lining Zip-lining
  • Fishing

This property is very family oriented and offers a variety of activities for all ages. Take a farm tour and collect eggs, feed the animals or learn about the Manuka honey production. The tour leads all the way to the Nightingale Waterfall and river where guests can take a dip one of the many swimming holes or sunbathe on the rocks. Explore the river on a guided tour and try a hand at gold panning. Walk the Dinosaur Rock bushwalk along the Tararu Creek past the T-Rex and discover an old mining cave.

Learn to build a bush Bivi with native plants, develop some survivor skills or learn what kind of bushes produce edible fruits. Stay active with biking and hiking or relax on one of the many beaches. Thrill-seekers may wish to visit Sleeping Gods Canyon to partake in ziplining, abseiling, and more. The town of Thames also offers restaurants, cafes, markets and a museum.