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Floating Luxury Getaway on the Peaceful Waikato River of New Zealand

Tuakau, North Island (New Zealand)

Floating Luxury Getaway on the Peaceful Waikato River of New Zealand

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8 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
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Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Barbecue
This floating, luxury getaway is situated on the peaceful Waikato River of New Zealand and can accommodate up to six guests. Glampers will be able to choose from four to six cabins aboard this charming houseboat depending on their group size and preferences. The queen beds are made with high-quality white linens and can be transformed into double beds if guests prefer. Four of the cabins have ensuite bathrooms, all of which feature a toilet, sink, and spacious shower. There is also a fifth bathroom situated off the passageway which also has a toilet, sink, and shower. Towels, toiletries, and plush bathrobes are kindly provided by the host.

Glampers will have LCD TVs with built-in DVD players and CD players to ensure they never get bored during their journey. The host also provides a first aid kit, cleaning supplies, safety jackets for adults only, and fresh drinking water. The designer kitchen has all of the modern appliances guests might need to feel at home during their stay, including stainless steel appliances like an electric oven and gas stove, a large refrigerator, a microwave, and a dishwasher. Other amenities include ducted air-conditioning, a hairdryer, laundry facilities, and a BOSS I-Phone/I-Pod portable player.

Outside, guests will discover a stunningly gorgeous and impressively spacious sundeck, which has the option of being covered or uncovered. There, guests can relax in the large cedar gas heated spa or eight-person Jacuzzi, sunbathe in two cozy sun lounges, or throw some burgers on the gourmet four-burner steel barbecue grill. The deck also features a table with seating for eight guests, wet bar facilities including a refrigerator and ice bin, and a CD player. There is no better place to take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding river landscape.

Features

  • King-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Cell service
  • Safe box
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Dining room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Toiletries
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Cooking basics
  • Tea kettle
  • BR/DVD player
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • Shared Barbecue
Guests will be able to enjoy life on the Waikato River while still having access to modern and luxurious amenities. Each bed is appointed with linens, quilts, and pillows, and guests will find toiletries and towels provided as well. Glampers will have TVs with built-in DVD players and CD players to ensure they never get bored during their journey. The host also provides a first aid kit, cleaning supplies, safety jackets for adults only, and fresh drinking water.

The kitchen has all of the modern appliances guests might need to feel at home during their stay, including an electric oven and gas stove, large refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher. Outside, guests will find a gourmet four-burner gas barbecue grill, outdoor tables and chairs, and an eight-person jacuzzi. Other amenities include a washing machine and a tumble dryer.

Guest Services

  • Cafe
Catering is available with advance notice and at an additional cost.

Location + Surroundings

Entertainment
  • Movie theater
This unique boat property is located in the beautiful town of Tuakau, situated in the Lower Waikato Valley of New Zealand. The boat sails along the Waikato River, which gives access to Port Waikato and other Lower Waikato settlements. Glampers will have the rare opportunity to observe and explore a completely new location each day of their stay on this incredible luxury cruise getaway located in the heart of New Zealand's Riverlands. Guests will cover up to 55 miles of stunning river scenery featuring views of ancient towering cliffs, historic battle sites, abundant birdlife, and native bush. There are a multitude of magnificent water skiing areas along the way, as well as onshore facilities adventures at various stops.

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Scuba diving
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching

This unique experience gives glampers the freedom to experience a different setting with new adventures each day of their stay. The cruise departs from the charming town of Tuakau, which is situated in the Lower Waikato Valley of New Zealand. Guests will cruise along the Waikato River during their journey and, depending on how long they are aboard, will be able to visit Port Waikato and other Lower Waikato settlements along the way. Guests will cover up to 55 miles of stunning river scenery featuring views of ancient towering cliffs, historic battle sites, abundant birdlife, and native bush. Surrounded by the calm fresh waters of the Riverland, this houseboat is an ideal choice for wakeboarding and water skiing groups.

Guests seeking a more relaxing experience can spend the day fishing from the boat, sunbathing, and looking for native birds and wildlife. After a full day of adventure, guests can return to the boat and luxuriate in the large cedar gas heated spa or eight-person jacuzzi, sunbathe in two cozy sun lounges, or throw some burgers on the gourmet four-burner steel barbecue grill. Whether guests are seeking a serene and secluded escape or an action-packed cruise adventure, there is something for everyone to love during their unforgettable journey aboard this luxury floating retreat.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 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

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Thirty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 30 days before check-in.
Details

Additional Information

For information regarding specials, rates, and policies, guests should inquire with the host.

Guests are welcome to bring their own boats, jet skis, and kayaks aboard and must notify the host beforehand. The host will be able to advise the location of the nearest boat ramp.

Upon arrival, guests must first check in at the office and complete the relevant paperwork before boarding the boat. Once settled on board, the Skipper will take guests through the internal operations of the houseboat. After this, he will provide guests with their tuition on the assistance the Skipper will require in handling the craft.

All prices are subject to change without notice.

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