Luxury Safari Tent Rental on Stunning Nature Retreat in Waipu on North Island

Waipu Cove, North Island (New Zealand)

Luxury Safari Tent Rental on Stunning Nature Retreat in Waipu on North Island

Safari Tents
1 unit
5 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Barbara
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This pet-friendly safari tent is located in Waipu which is on the North Island of New Zealand. It can accommodate five guests. There are two bedrooms and the bathroom facilities are located just outside. The master bedroom has a luxurious queen-size bed, while there is a twin bunk bed in the second bedroom. Guests will find the bathroom in a separate building with a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living room, guests will discover a sofa bed and a table with chairs. The fully-equipped kitchenette includes appliances such as a mini-refrigerator, a kettle, and a sink. Other amenities include a USB charging portal.

Outside, there is a huge deck with seating, a barbecue, an outdoor bathtub, and epic views. Glampers will find beautiful beaches just a short drive away.

Please be aware that the site is near the main house but maintains its own privacy overlooking native bush.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Bunk bed
  • Water
  • Cell service
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Dining table
  • Mosquito net
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Tea kettle
  • Fire pit
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Games
  • Highchair
This large safari tent imported from Holland consists of two rooms. The large main room has a luxurious queen bed - very sumptuous and romantic, a sofa bed, a table and chairs, and a kitchen unit. Off the main room, there is a small room finished with rustic bunks. The bathroom is a completely separate building, adjacent to the tent. Here guests will find a flushing toilet, a basin, and a shower. This area has its own private deck and it is here guests will find the outdoor bath; simply glorious. The sight is solar powered and the water is heated by a gas Califont.

Amenities include a queen-size bed, bunks, a sofa bed, bed linens, duvets, and pillows. Guests will also have an outdoor bath, a flushing toilet, a shower, and bath towels.

Other great amenities include a BBQ with a gas ring burner, an outdoor pot belly fire, a fridge, a USB charging portal, and a portacot and high chair (on request).

Guest Services

  • Kayak/Canoe rental
Kayaks are available for rental.

Breakfast, share platters, picnic baskets, and even babysitting can be arranged for an additional price.

Location + Surroundings

This glamping tent is situated in a rolling green paddock overlooking a gorgeous native bush just minutes away from the town of Waipu in the North Island of New Zealand. Beaches are just a short drive away, where guests can swim, play, sunbathe, and relax.

Waipu itself is a small charming town that is settled along Bream Bay. One of the area's most well-known landmarks is Waipu Cove, a location boasting a remarkable beach and views of the Hen and Chicks and Sail Rock Islands. There are also tide pools brimming with life and beachside cafes overlooking the sprawling blue ocean. Guests can spot stalactites, stalagmites, and glow worms by wandering through the Waipu Caves.


  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Surfing
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing on-site
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Meditation
  • Wildlife watching
  • Feeding animals

The township of Waipu offers great cafes, takeaways, and restaurants. The famous Pizza Barn, an icon of Waipu, serves superb pizzas and has its very own crafted beer. Waipu Cove's The Cove restaurant is a very buzzing and popular eatery.

Waipu coastal trail a one and a half hour walk from Waipu Cove to Lang’s beach and has breathtaking views out over the beach.

Guests can go on a unique guided beach trek with Tuidale Stables.

At the Waipu Caves, glampers can trek through amazing caves full of glow worms, stalactites, and stalagmites.

The Waipu golf course has awesome views overlooking Bream Bay.

Guests can have a go at surfing with the fun team at Waipu Learn2Surf.

To get to Piroa Falls, guests should follow a 200-meter track across the Ahuroa River and onto the picturesque Piroa Falls. The river has many suitable swimming holes along the track, making it a fun walk for children.

Waipu’s strong Scottish heritage can be appreciated at the Waipu Museum and The Waipu Highland games are celebrated annually on New Year’s Day and the tartan week that takes place every July.

Waipu Cove, Lang’s, Mangawhai, and Ruakaka beaches are great for swimming, surfing, fishing, relaxing, and having fun.

Bennett’s chocolatier is situated in Mangawhai, 30 minutes away from the retreat. It is here that guests will see chocolate being made, and some of the most delicious chocolates that they will ever taste. Children love to visit here and sample the free giveaways.

There are many playgrounds situated in and around Waipu that children can enjoy.

Markets are held on most weekends throughout summer, either in Waipu or nearby surrounding towns.

At Waipu cycle and walkway guests can take a stroll or cycle and breathe in the fresh air and see some of the beautiful countryside.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM late check-out allowed additional charge
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • 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

Pets are welcome with prior approval.

Smoking is not permitted.

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