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Looking for a family holiday in New Zealand?

Our range of accommodation includes cosy cottages, rural New Zealand Farmstays, beautiful camping spots and quirky unique accommodation.

So secure your weekend getaway or Christmas holiday now and create unforgettable family memories. 



Awesome Family-friendly Locations

Mt Pirongia Guest House
Pirongia, Waikato

| MOUNTAIN BIKING |
| TRAMPING |
| ANIMAL ENCOUNTER |


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Twinkingham Cottage - Nightingale Falls Farmstay
Whakatete Bay, Waikato

| ADVENTURE |
| FARM TOUR AVAILABLE |
| WALKING TRACKS |


Located on the outskirts of Thames, Twinkingham Cottag...   Read More

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The Flying Fox
Matahiwi, Whanganui

| ADVENTURE |
| CANOEING |
| ENTRY BY AERIAL CABLE CAR OR RIVER ONLY |


The Flying Fox provides a unique experie...   Read More

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The Croft
Te Ore Ore, Wairarapa

| VIEWS |
| NEAR LOCAL VINEYARDS |


Our property is 9 kms east of Masterton. We have an elevated site with stunning v...   Read More

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Kawakawa Glamping
Cape Palliser, Wellington

Welcome to the "End of the World" location Glamping at Kawakawa Station! This is the ultimate in luxury camping with total peace tranquility and pr...   Read More

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Dargaville-Matador Farm
Mamaranui, Northland

| SOLITUDE |
| VIEWS |


Easy drive in access to parking sites for caravan Peaceful area with great farm views....   Read More

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The Cooks Cottage, Homewood Station
Riversdale, Wairarapa

| WALKING TRACKS |
| DIRECT BEACH ACCESS |
| HIKING |


This fully restored 1870's one bedroom cottage is waitin...   Read More

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Taieri Bank Cottage
Middlemarch, Otago

| CYCLING TRACKS |
| FARM TOUR |


Situated on a Sheep and Beef farm just minutes (2km) from Middlemarch our boutique ...   Read More

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Toi Toi Retreat
Matiere, Manawatu-Wanganui

| BIRD LIFE |
| MOUNTAIN BIKING |


My place is a retreat from it all, a peaceful quiet valley where 'Life is how it u...   Read More

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Prospectors Hut
Wakamarina, Marlborough

| GOLD PANNING |
| PETS WELCOME |
| ADVENTURE |


We live on a working farmlet surrounded by native forest with th...   Read More

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The Ark @ Tui Ridge
Aongatete, Bay Of Plenty

| RELAXATION |
| UNIQUE ACCOMMODATION |


Tui Ridge is located at the end of a long treelined driveway in the heart of...   Read More

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Wairunga Cottages
Maraetotara Havelock North, Hawke's Bay

| PLAY GOLF WITH THE ROMNEY SHEEP |
| SWIM AT THE WATERFALL |
| DOGS WELCOME |


Wairunga is a 700 acre sheep and...   Read More

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The Waituna Cottage
Waituna-Waimate, Canterbury

| BIRD LIFE - LITTLE BLUE PENGUINS |
| FARM TOUR AVAILABLE |


The Cottage is located on our 500 acre working Dairy Fa...   Read More

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The Pines @ Tui Ridge
Aongatete, Bay Of Plenty

| OFF THE GRID - NO POWER |
| RELAXATION |


Do you want to try living in a Tiny House/space, off grid for a day or mo...   Read More

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Blue Spur Farmstay
Arahura Valley, West Coast

| STAR GAZING |
| FARM ANIMALS TO PET & FEED |


Private spot to park up, have a campfire and enjoy the farm and nativ...   Read More

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Pukeko Nest
Manunui, Manawatu-Wanganui

| SWIM IN THE RIVER |
| HAVE A CAMPFIRE |


A 50 acre peninsular with 3 islands in the Whanganui River, our place is a...   Read More

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Motorhome Park Site @ Tui Ridge
Aongatete, Bay Of Plenty

| OFF THE GRID - NO POWER |
| RELAXATION |


Tui Ridge is located at the end of a long treelined driveway in the heart...   Read More

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Lost In Time
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui

| DIGITAL DETOX |
| SOLITUDE |
| MOUNTAIN BIKING |


Self drive up to the homestead to our 150 Ha High Country Sh...   Read More

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Broadview
Eastern Bush, Southland

| CAVING |
| STAR GAZING |


Broadview Lodge is set in idyllic and peaceful surroundings with magnificent views of the...   Read More

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Driftwood Seaside Escapes
Te Tii, Northland

| RELAXATION |
| STARGAZING |


Nestled waterfront onto a private peninsula, just outside the boutique, foodie destina...   Read More

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Greenstone Retreat Villa
Kumara, West Coast

| STAR GAZING |
| BIRD LIFE |


Greenstone Retreat is in middle of everywhere and away from it all. It is a place to e...   Read More

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Bushy Point Fernbirds - Eco friendly B&B
Otatara, Southland

| BIRD LIFE |
| SOLITUDE |
| ECO ACCOMMODATION |


We are a completely unique Bed & Breakfast in Southland, New ...   Read More

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Greenstone Retreat Small dorm
Kumara, West Coast

| STAR GAZING |
| BIRD LIFE |


Greenstone Retreat is in middle of everywhere and away from it all. It is a place to e...   Read More

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Kaipara Views Eco Lodge
Glorit, Auckland


| OFF THE GRID |
| WALKING TRACKS |
| VIEWS |


A true off grid eco-house.

Self contained modern lod...   Read More

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Hilltop Accommodation
Papatowai, Otago

| HISTORIC SITE |
| WALKING TRACKS |


Hilltop Accommodation is nestled alongside native forest on a sheep and beef f...   Read More

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Mt Hay Station
Tekapo, Canterbury

| STAR GAZING |
| SOLITUDE |


Mt Hay Station is a 22,000 acre High Country Sheep Station boasting some of New Zealand...   Read More

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Quiet rural lifestyle block
Lower Hutt, Wellington

| FAMILY FRIENDLY |
| PET FRIENDLY|


Enjoy the best of both worlds with a stay at our quiet semi-rural location just ...   Read More

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Shackwell Bush Hut - Nightingale Rustic Glamping
Whakatete Bay, Waikato

| ADVENTURE |
| OFF THE GRID - NO POWER |
| OUTDOOR BATH |
| STAR GAZING |


Truly 'Off the Beaten Track' si...   Read More

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Shantilly Cottage - Nightingale Falls Farmstay
Whakatete Bay, Waikato

| ADVENTURE |
| FARM TOUR AVAILABLE |
| WALKING TRACKS |


Located on the outskirts of Thames, Shantilly Cottage ...   Read More

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The Whare
Marotiri, Waikato

| OFF THE GRID |
| SOLITUDE |
| MOUNTAIN BIKING |


Located on 100 acres of sheep and beef farm, with unusual lan...   Read More

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Lakeview Lodge Karapiro
Karapiro, Waikato

| LUXURY|
| FARM TOUR AVAILABLE |
| RELAXATION|


Bespoke luxury lodges with unrivaled views.

Finely fi...   Read More

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Putara Base Camp
Eketahuna, Manawatu-Wanganui

| WALKING TRACKS |
| SWIMMING |


Family friendly backpacker style converted school house accommodation nestled in the...   Read More

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Kawakawa Farm Cottage
Cape Palliser, Wellington

Year round available, our accommodation is available even outside the walking season! Please select on calendar to check vacancy and pricing.
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Rugged Retreat
Saint Bathans, Otago

| DIGITAL DETOX |
| SOLITUDE |


Situated at Saint Bathans, Otago, Rugged Retreat offers three accommodation options: ...   Read More

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Karetu Downs Farm Stay
Broomfield, Canterbury

| WALKING TRACKS |
| FARM ANIMALS TO PET & FEED |


Karetu is situated approximately 63 km north of Christchurch and a...   Read More

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EYREVIEW RETREAT
West Eyreton, Canterbury

| STAR GAZING |
| ANIMAL ENCOUNTER |


The perfect place to relax with a glass of wine or fresh coffee and enjoy the s...   Read More

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The Potter's Cottage
Havelock North, Hawke's Bay

| BIRD LIFE |
| POTTERY WORKSHOP |


Perfect for a family holiday or a quiet getaway. Located on a small farm with fr...   Read More

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Carmel Farmstay
Piopio, Waikato

| TIMBER TRAIL CYCLE WAY |
| CAVES |
| RAFTING |


Carmel Farmstay is the ideal retreat, centrally located we adj...   Read More

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The Log Cabin
Waihi, Waikato

| RIVER ACCESS |
| WALKING TRACKS |
| UNIQUE ACCOMMODATION |


The Log Cabin is the perfect place to stay and rel...   Read More

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Hairy Hobbit Cottage
Brooklyn, Tasman

| ADVENTURE |
| VIEWS |
| SOLITUDE |


Book to enjoy this relaxing holiday eco cottage accommodation within 70 acr...   Read More

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Ohuka Lodge
Tuai, Hawke's Bay

| STAR GAZING |
| SOLITUDE |
| ADVENTURE |


Ohuka Lodge epitomises peace and tranquillity.

Nestled ami...   Read More

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The Winedrinkers Cottage
Carterton, Wairarapa

| WALKING TRACKS |
| NEARBY WINERIES |


The Wine drinkers Cottage was built in 1910 and shifted to its current semi-r...   Read More

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Bushy Park Historical Homestead
Kai Iwi, Manawatu-Wanganui

| BIRD LIFE |
| HISTORIC SITE |
| WALKING TRACKS |
| UNIQUE ACCOMMODATION |


Bushy Park Homestead in Wangan...   Read More

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Long Cottage
Omakere, Hawke's Bay

| GOLF (BYO GEAR) |
| FISHING ACCESS (BYO GEAR) |
| NEAR LOCAL VINEYARDS |


Enjoy our 10 square metre cabin loca...   Read More

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Valley Views Glamping
Otiake, Otago

| STAR GAZING |
| HORSE RIDING |
| FARM TOURS |


Nestled into the hillside of the farm, you will enjoy five-sta...   Read More

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Henga Lodge Chatham Island
Chatham Island, New Zealand

Come and experience the real Rekohu/Chatham Islands!

Set in the peaceful surroundings of Henga Reserve overlooking our 900 acre farm, you w...   Read More

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River Valley Lodge
Pukeokahu, Manawatu-Wanganui

| WHITE WATER RAFTING |
| HORSE TREKKING |
| FAMILY FRIENDLY |


Tucked away at the base of the Ruahine Ranges an...   Read More

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Orchard View
Kinloch , Waikato

| STAR GAZING |
| CYCLE TRAILS |
| GOLF |


Boutique Camping Site for Your Tent, Caravan or Camper vans open annu...   Read More

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Okopako Lodge Wilderness Farm
Whirinaki, Northland

Okopako Lodge is situated is on a family farm and has large decks with panoramic views of the countryside, native bush and Hokianga Harbour; we specia...   Read More

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Kohutu Farm, home of MannaMilk
Manakau, Manawatu-Wanganui

| ANIMAL ENCOUNTER |
| FAMILY FRIENDLY |


Kohutu is the 100 year-old farm of the Martin Family.

The gard...   Read More

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Waingaro Road
Glen Massey, Waikato

| BIRD LIFE |
| WALKING AND CYCLE TRAILS |
| SOLITUDE |


Park your caravan with us; we have a lovely peaceful p...   Read More

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The Old Shearers Quarters - Lake Aniwhenua Retreat
Galatea, Bay Of Plenty

| ADVENTURE! |
| FISHING ACCESS (BYO GEAR) |
| WALKING TRACKS |
| FARM TOUR AVAILABLE |


Share our slice of...   Read More

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Woodberry Farm Cottages
Tikitere, Bay Of Plenty

| MOUNTAIN BIKING |
| WALKING TRACKS |


Wake up in an idyllic spot in Rotorua nestled among bushes and beautiful flow...   Read More

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Ica Station Homestead
Whareama, Wairarapa

| RELAXATION |
| HISTORICAL SITE |
| HIKING / TRAMPING |


The Ica Station Homestead B&B is a Category 2, Heritag...   Read More

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Luxury Under Canvas
Mercer, Waikato

| ANIMAL ENCOUNTER |
| WALKING TRACKS |


Our glamping site is stiuated in a private gully nestled into the hillside l...   Read More

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Coldstream Estate: The Whare
Coldstream, Canterbury

| FISHING |
| FARM TOURS |


Looking to get away from the rat race and enjoy the quiet, uncomplicated, country air? <...   Read More

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The Woolshed, Cassie's Farm
Te Miro, Waikato

We welcome you to The Woolshed; a quirky, cosy, country cottage, ideal for couples romantic getaways or families who enjoy being surrounded by nature....   Read More

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The Beach Cottage
Matira, Waikato

| DIRECT BEACH ACCESS |
| DIGITAL DETOX |


Unspoilt by humans, Waikorea Beach is located between Raglan and Port Waika...   Read More

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Blooming Heights - Floriculture Farm
Helensville, Auckland

| CAMP FIRE |
| FARM TOUR AVAILABLE |


Our place is a private location for only one guest at a time.

You w...   Read More

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