A stay at the Yurt in Kaikoura was one of our highlights of our South Island road trip! The yurt itself was incredible and so unique; completely un...
A stay at the Yurt in Kaikoura was one of our highlights of our South Island road trip! The yurt itself was...
Spacious Yurt with Sublime Views Ideal for Unique Getaway near Kaikoura, New Zealand
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue
This spacious unique getaway is a seven meter wide yurt was imported specially from Mongolia to this New Zealand farm near Kaikoura and can accommodate up to four guests. The yurt sits on a purpose built, raised and insulated wooden floor and offers a unique getaway. The walls and ceiling are completely insulated with thick camel hair, keeping the space warm in winter and cool in summer. The roof has a decorative central ring, which can be opened. Inside in the open space, guests will find a double bed, two single beds, a table and chairs, a cupboard, a blanket box, and facilities for making tea and coffee.
Outside, there is a private purpose-built hexagonal toilet building with a wet-room style shower (with a curtain), a sink, and a toilet. Linens, towels, and toiletries are provided. Bath robes and slippers are provided in adult sizes and guests can purchase these from the host if they wish.
The yurt and its companion toilet building are easy for guests in wheelchairs to access. It has access to a shared fully-equipped outdoor barbecue shelter with a gas barbecue, a gas pizza oven, and a sink along with outdoor tables and seating. The electricity is a regular 240V supply with room lighting, an electric heater, bedside lamps, New Zealand/Australian power points, and USB sockets. The host has a range of wellies for adults and children. Read More
- Electric blankets
- Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Double bed
- Child's bed
- Dining table
- Tea kettle
- Twin/Single bed
- Fire pit
- Kitchen equipment
- Shared Barbecue
Guests staying in this accommodation share certain outdoor facilities with guests staying in other accommodations on the property. These include a fully-equipped outdoor barbecue shelter with a gas barbecue, a gas oven, a hob, a sink, crockery, cutlery, and outdoor tables and chairs. Glampers will have exclusive access to the host's private collection of farm animals including llamas, pigs, an alpaca, sheep, a pony, a donkey, a deer, and chickens. A continental breakfast is left in the fridge for guests to enjoy on the day of their arrival. Guests will find a selection of breakfast cereals, a loaf of bread, butter, milk, tea, coffee, sugar, homemade jam, and seasonal fruit and farm-fresh eggs when available.Read More
For an extra fee, the host offers llama treks. The two-and-a-half-hour guided trek includes one llama per guest with saddle bags, entry to Fyffe House, a visit to Kaikoura Peninsula seal colony, a coastal beach walk in Kaikoura Bay with a spectacular mountain backdrop, and a free picnic with homemade cakes and drinks. There is also a one-hour trek along the banks of the nearby Kowhai River. Read More
Location + Surroundings
This unique rental accommodation is located on a farm four kilometers from the town of Kaikoura on the spectacular east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The town has incredible scenery, as the Seaward Kaikoura mountains nearly come to the sea at this point on the coast. Due to this coastal setting, there are many walking tracks up and through the mountains, as well as a wide range of land and sea based activities. The property is near State Highway 1, making it about two hours south of Blenheim, and two and a half hours north of Christchurch. Read More
- Feeding animals
- Horseback riding
Glampers can book a llama trek from their accommodation or venture beyond the property to enjoy the amazing scenery of this spectacular location. The nearby Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway is a beautiful three-hour walk along this stunning coastline with unforgettable mountain views. The area is known for its mountain biking trails and the most popular of these are from Half Moon Bay to Okiwi Bay, The Kowhai River Trail, and The Mount Fyffe Track.
Guests can enjoy an unforgettable experience swimming with New Zealand fur seals in the shallow bays of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula where no experience is necessary and all equipment is supplied. Glampers can also try swimming with dolphins in the bay and go whale watching. The Kaikoura coastline is the perfect place for diving, with Dive Kaikoura offering tuition and guided tours as well as equipment sales, rental, and servicing. Kaikoura Kayaks offer guided kayak tours for guests to catch a glimpse of fur seals, blue penguins, and dusky dolphins.
- Check-in: from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed
- No smoking
- No parties
- Events allowed
- Some spaces are shared
Accesibility & Safety
- Wheelchair-accessible bathroom
- Wheelchair accessible
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
Recycling bins are provided in support of Kaikoura's 100% recycling ambition. The host asks that guests recycle as much as possible, and help wash, separate and recycle all waste produced.
Smoking is not allowed in the accommodation and guests are advised to contact the host about bringing pets along to stay. Read more