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Spacious Yurt with Sublime Views Ideal for Unique Getaway near Kaikoura, New Zealand

Kaikoura, South Island (New Zealand)

Spacious Yurt with Sublime Views Ideal for Unique Getaway near Kaikoura, New Zealand

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4.0 3 Reviews

"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 unli…"

Chloe Dickenson, guest in July 5, 2019.
Private Yurt
4 guests
Private Bathroom
Entire Yurt
Pets allowed

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.

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.

Features and Services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Coffeemaker
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Kitchen
  • Linens and pillows
  • Electric blankets

Hosted by Kevin
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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • Some spaces are shared
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.

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

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.

Location & Surroundings

Kaikoura, South Island (New Zealand)

Detailed location provided after booking


  • Horseback riding
  • Feeding animals

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.