Eco Friendly Cottage for Rent near Waitomo Caves Village, North Island, New Zealand

Waitomo, North Island (New Zealand)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Barbecue

This completely handbuilt retreat out of reclaimed native timbers in the traditional N.Z cottage style is located in the King County, North Island, New Zealand, and can accommodate four guests. There is a loft and one full bathroom. A comfortable queen-size bed sits on the ground floor, along with a wood-burning stove and a table. In the loft, guests will find two twin beds and a window. The bathroom has a sink, a toilet, a shower, and a bathtub. Linens and towels are provided, and there is a washing machine.

Outside, there is a wide-open balcony with seating and a table, all overlooking the gorgeous forest with mountains in the distance. The cottage is situated on a 1666-acre working sheep and cattle farm, which glampers are free to enjoy. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sun room
  • Game room
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Washer
  • Toiletries
  • Twin/Single bed

Glampers are free to enjoy the 1666-acre working sheep and cattle farm, along with its stunning views of local mountains. There is an on-site art gallery run by the owner, which art-lovers will adore. The cottage has a washing machine and a wood-burning stove. There is also a continental breakfast provided every morning in the cottage for you to enjoy at your own leisure.

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Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast

They offer massage, by Tanzanite beauty, who will come to the retreat when requested. The hosts will also book and help people to tailor make their Waitomo/N.Z experience just to their own personal likings. Guests are recommended to bring there own bikes to use the abundance of amazing bike paths around the area. The nearest bike rental shops are Te Awamutu a 40-minute drive away or Hamilton a 50-minute drive away. Read More

Location + Surroundings

  • Museums

This alluring eco-friendly bed and breakfast sits on a 1666-acre working sheep and cattle farm in the King Country, North Island, New Zealand. It is completely solar powered and handbuilt by the owners in a traditional mountain cottage style, out of recycled native timbers. The area has over 800 acres of native bush, as well as incredible spots for climbing/bouldering on classic limestone and spelunking/caving. Glampers may catch sight of endangered species, such as New Zealand's Whitehead, Fernbird, Falcon and the North Island bat. On a clear day, guests can spot mountains like Mount Hauturu, Pirongia, Te Aroha, Kakepuku, Maungatautari, and the very popular Tongariro crossing/Mt Doom! Waitomo Caves Village is just a 10-minute drive away, and guests can find Marokopa Beach a half an hour away. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Feeding animals
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Climbing
  • Zip-lining
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Whitewater rafting

Nearby Waitomo Caves is famed for its underground cave system, where guests can observe the incredible limestone formations and view glow-worms lighting up the dark by going on a caving tour. Besides spelunking, glampers have access to blackwater rafting, rock climbing, surfing, paddleboarding, mountain biking, kayaking, and hiking. They can also simply relax on the 1666-acre working sheep and cattle farm, taking in the breathtaking mountain views. This property is also situated right on the edge of the Stubbs family 800 acres, bush covenant, which offers fantastic walking opportunities from your doorstep and is a key area for bouldering & caving on classic limestone.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 7 days before check-in, you will receive a full refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of check-in, you will receive a refund for 50% of the stay, minus the first night and service fee.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

Smoking is not permitted. Pets are not allowed.

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