Glamping Tent on Permaculture Farm near Pohara Beach in Golden Bay, South Island

Pohara, South Island (New Zealand)

Glamping Tent on Permaculture Farm near Pohara Beach in Golden Bay, South Island

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Safari Tents
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
Pets allowed

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Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Private Barbecue
This glamping safari tent is located on a unique permaculture farm near Pohara Beach in Golden Bay on the South Island of New Zealand, and it can accommodate up to four guests. This spacious tent features all the comforts of home guests could ever want for their stay while still being immersed in nature. The tent is furnished with a queen-size bed and a futon that can accommodate an additional two guests.

Guests of all ages will sleep soundly to the sound of the stream and awake to the sound of local birds. Linens are kindly provided, including electric blankets for chillier nights. The accommodation is complete with storage, soft lighting, and bookshelves. Glampers can also utilize the mini-fridge to store some snacks and drinks, charge their devices, and start each day with a delicious coffee or tea.

The sunny outside deck to the tent is a perfect spot to take in the view of the farm. There is an upper deck with sea views. When it's time to eat, the outdoor kitchen facilities are available for guests to use, but guests can also order a full breakfast or a breakfast basket from the hosts for an additional fee. Glampers can also enjoy a refreshing hot outdoor shower in the shared bathroom facilities. There is also a compost toilet available. The friendly hosts of this property take immense pride in the beauty of the land and ensure this tent is perfectly prepared for every visitor to have an amazing experience.

Accommodation Features

  • Hot water
  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • 1 Queen-size bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Toaster
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Sofa bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Tea kettle
  • Cooking basics
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Private Barbecue
WI-Fi is available for guest use from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. by the garage and main house. Glampers will stay toasty and warm inside the tent courtesy of the insulated wooden Eucalyptus floor, overhead heater, and electric blankets. The large windows and entrance to the tent provide natural light and mesh bug screens to keep any insects out. Outside, a fire pit and barbecue are also available.

The hosts live on-site, approximately 35 meters from where the safari tent is located. Bathroom facilities, both the toilets and the showers, are shared with the hosts and the guests of the other accommodation on-site. There is also a compost toilet for guests to use.

The well-maintained surrounding land and gardens on this property are welcome for guests to explore. Local tasty fruits and nuts can be picked right from the trees, which include peach, apple, plum, grapes, nashi, hazelnut, walnut, avocado, lemon, macadamia, feijoa, fig, kiwifruit, mandarin, orange, and pear. Farm-fresh eggs and honey from the beehives are also available for guests to enjoy.

Guest Services

  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast additional charge
  • Massage services
  • Medical services
  • Spa additional charge
This property offers delicious, healthy, homemade breakfast options for an additional fee, which must be paid in cash on-site. Guests can order a homegrown breakfast feast for $15 per person, per day, or a breakfast basket for $10 per person, per day. If glampers want a flat white instead of French press coffee, there is an additional fee of $3.50 per coffee. For those who'd like the full-service breakfast, the hosts must be told the night prior. Gluten-free options are available.

Location + Surroundings

Terrain
  • National Park
  • Waterfall
  • Mountain
  • Beach
Local services
  • Supermarket
    distance: 1 kilometer
  • Town/City
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Antiquing
This glamping getaway is situated on a half-acre of permaculture farmland and gardens, located near Pohara on the South Island of New Zealand. Visitors of all ages are sure to enjoy strolling through these beautiful gardens—tasting fresh fruits right from the trees along the way and seeing different varieties of flora and fauna. This secluded tent is also just 600 meters from the beach, where stunning sea views and sunsets can be enjoyed each day. The community is friendly and peaceful, and there are many stunning natural points within reach, ensuring that guests of all ages are sure to enjoy this property and all of the nearby natural wonders.

Glampers looking for fishing, boating, and other water-based activities can take a 20-minute walk to Tarakohe Wharf. By car, both Kahurangi National Park and Abel Tasman National Park is around 20 minutes away, both of which are well-known for their untouched natural landscapes. For any necessities or a bite out, the town of Pohara has shops, restaurants, and cafes, and some of the area's best eateries are within walking distance.

Activities

General activities
  • Feeding animals
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Horseback riding
  • Wildlife watching on-site
Adventures and sports
  • Biking on-site
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Climbing
  • Hiking

Glampers looking to reconnect with each other the beauty of nature on this piece of beautiful farmland. The nearby beaches offer endless activity options for all ages including horseback riding, swimming, kayaking, suntanning, kite-flying, and more, all while taking in the view of the ever-changing tides. Nearby Abel Tasman National Park is an untouched natural paradise, offering some more intense activities like rock-climbing, a variety of trails, and scenery that ranges from waterfalls to sandy beaches. For a day on the water, Tarakohe Wharf is in walking distance where fishing, boating, and sailing can be all had. The friendly and quaint town of Pohara offers some fantastic dining, charming cafes, and a general store for any last-minute necessities. Families and groups, avid birdwatchers or anyone enthusiastic about nature will be able to spot various all kinds of feathered friends such as thrush, blackbird, bellbird, piwakawaka and many more. At the end of a busy day, an invigorating massage can be had at Aroha Health Spa, which is also within walking distance from the property.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: From 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • Smoking allowed
  • No parties
  • No events
  • Some spaces are shared

Accesibility & Safety

Safety
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector

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.
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Additional Information

The tent comfortably fits two guests, but there is space for up to two additional adults or children. Extra guests within the tent, including children, that require a bed will have an additional fee of $20 per night.

For those traveling in a larger group, there is also a caravan on-site that can be rented in conjunction with the safari tent. For more information, guests can inquire with the host.

Discounts will be given for longer stays, with a minimum of at least two nights during high season (December through February).

Pets are permitted with advance notice, but they must sleep outside of the tent. They also must be able to get along with the host's chickens, cat, and rabbit. Guests must pick up after their dogs, too.

The hosts appreciate if guests try to keep any noise down from 6:30 p.m. onwards.

Smoking is permitted outside if far away from the main house and the safari tent.

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