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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

Come and relax with fabulous views of the New Zealand countryside and be just minutes from local amenities and treasures of the Waipa area, views over...   Read More

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Nightingale Falls Farmstay
Whakatete Bay, Waikato

Located on the outskirts of Thames, Twinkingham Cottage is truly 'Off the Beaten Track' situated on 120 Acres of bush and pasture overlooking the Firt...   Read More

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The Flying Fox
Matahiwi, Manawatu-Whanganui

The Flying Fox provides a unique experience with eco-friendly accommodation on the banks of the Whanganui River. With no road access visitors arrive ...   Read More

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The Croft
Te Ore Ore, Wairarapa

Our property is 9 kms east of Masterton. We have an elevated site with stunning views of the Wairarapa Valley and Tararua Mountains. We have a small ...   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

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

This fully restored 1870's one bedroom cottage is waiting for you to enjoy.

Located on a historic sheep and beef farm on a picturesque par...   Read More

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Taieri Bank Cottage
Middlemarch, Otago

Situated on a Sheep and Beef farm just minutes (2km) from Middlemarch our boutique property offers excellent location to the Central Otago Rail Trail....   Read More

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Toi Toi Retreat
Matiere, Manawatu-Whanganui

My place is a retreat from it all, a peaceful quiet valley where 'Life is how it used to be' nature being a big part of life with endless beautiful bi...   Read More

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Prospectors Hut
Wakamarina, Marlborough

We live on a working farmlet surrounded by native forest with the beautiful Wakamarina river running through it. The camp was originally established ...   Read More

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The Ark @ Tui Ridge
Aongatete, Bay Of Plenty

Tui Ridge is located at the end of a long treelined driveway in the heart of the kiwifruit orchards of Katikati. With views out to the Kaimai Ranges a...   Read More

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Wairunga Cottages
Maraetotara Havelock North, Hawke's Bay

Wairunga is a 700 acre sheep and beef farm owned by the Parker family for almost 100 years. The accommodation is two adjacent cottages that are comfo...   Read More

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The Waituna Cottage
Waituna-Waimate, Canterbury

The Cottage is located on our 500 acre working Dairy Farm located directly under the Hunter Hills. We are happy for you to walk or use the push bikes...   Read More

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The Pines @ Tui Ridge
Aongatete, Bay Of Plenty

Do you want to try living in a Tiny House/space, off grid for a day or more? Tui Ridge Pines cabins have all the comforts of home - just without plug...   Read More

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Blue Spur Farmstay
Arahura Valley, West Coast

Private spot to park up, have a campfire and enjoy the farm and native bush. Enjoy peace and quiet in a relaxed country atmosphere. We are centrally...   Read More

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Pukeko Nest
Manunui, Manawatu-Whanganui

A 50 acre peninsular with 3 islands in the Whanganui River, our place is a magnet as the 40 people who come every year will testify. Swimming, fishing...   Read More

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Motorhome Park Site @ Tui Ridge
Aongatete, Bay Of Plenty

Tui Ridge is located at the end of a long treelined driveway in the heart of the kiwifruit orchards of Katikati. With views out to the Kaimai Ranges a...   Read More

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Driftwood Seaside Escapes
Te Tii, Northland

Nestled waterfront onto a private peninsula, just outside the boutique, foodie destination of Kerikeri, Driftwood Seaside Escapes accommodation is pur...   Read More

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Greenstone Retreat Villa
Kumara, West Coast

Greenstone Retreat is in middle of everywhere and away from it all. It is a place to escape from the crazy world and enter into wild, relaxing and com...   Read More

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

We are a completely unique Bed & Breakfast in Southland, New Zealand with a natural environment ideal for birdwatching or just chilling out. There is ...   Read More

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Greenstone Retreat
Kumara, West Coast

Greenstone Retreat is in middle of everywhere and away from it all. It is a place to escape from the crazy world and enter into wild, relaxing and com...   Read More

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Kaipara Views Eco Lodge
Glorit, Auckland

A true off grid eco-house.

Self contained modern lodge set on a lifestyle block just north of Helensville and Kaukapakapa.
We look over p...   Read More

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Hilltop Accommodation
Papatowai, Otago

Hilltop Accommodation is nestled alongside native forest on a sheep and beef farm, overlooking the tiny seaside community of Papatowai, in the heart o...   Read More

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Quiet rural lifestyle block
Lower Hutt, Wellington

Enjoy the best of both worlds with a stay at our quiet semi-rural location just 30 mins from Wellington CBD.

Dog friendly but please keep u...   Read More

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Nightingale Rustic Glamping
Whakatete Bay, Waikato

Truly 'Off the Beaten Track' situated on 120 Acres of bush and pasture overlooking the Firth of Thames. A sense of adventure begins to tug at the hear...   Read More

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Nightingale Falls Shantilly
Whakatete Bay, Waikato

Located on the outskirts of Thames, Shantilly Cottage is truly 'Off the Beaten Track' situated on 120 Acres of bush and pasture overlooking the Firth ...   Read More

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The Whare
Marotiri, Waikato

Located on 100 acres of sheep and beef farm, with unusual land formations from the historic volcanic activity, nestled at the base of a hill, covered ...   Read More

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Lakeview Lodge Karapiro
Karapiro, Waikato

Bespoke luxury lodges with unrivaled views.

Finely finished and elaborately detailed, Lakeview Lodge offers two private lodges with plenty...   Read More

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Putara Base Camp
Eketahuna, Manawatu-Whanganui

Family friendly backpacker style converted school house accommodation nestled in the heart of the Tararua ranges.

Enjoy nice big fenced gr...   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

Situated at Saint Bathans, Otago, Rugged Retreat offers three accommodation options: The Green Hut, Small Caravan and Tent Site. ...   Read More

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Karetu Downs Farm Stay
Broomfield, Canterbury

Karetu is situated approximately 63 km north of Christchurch and a one hour drive from Christchurch airport. The farm is 2000 hectares of some flat to...   Read More

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Eyreview Retreat
West Eyreton, Canterbury

The perfect place to relax with a glass of wine or fresh coffee and enjoy the solitude of this slice of paradise. On a clear night, absorb the spectac...   Read More

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

Perfect for a family holiday or a quiet getaway. Located on a small farm with friendly animals, including our dogs Minty, Noosa and Riley, our beautif...   Read More

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Carmel Farmstay
Piopio, Waikato

Carmel Farmstay is the ideal retreat, centrally located we adjoin a challenging rural golf course (visitors welcome) and it is an easy drive to Waitom...   Read More

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The Log Cabin
Waihi, Waikato

The Log Cabin is the perfect place to stay and relax with family or chill out with friends. Situated at the southern base of the Coromandel Peninsula...   Read More

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Ohuka Lodge
Tuai, Hawke's Bay

Ohuka Lodge epitomises peace and tranquillity.

Nestled amidst secluded farm land this is the ideal retreat to escape from city life, while...   Read More

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The Winedrinkers Cottage
Carterton, Wairarapa

The Wine drinkers Cottage was built in 1910 and shifted to its current semi-rural site in the early 2000's.

It is a four minute drive to c...   Read More

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Bushy Park Historical Homestead
Kai Iwi, Manawatu-Whanganui

Bushy Park Homestead in Whanganui is a Category One heritage building and has been preserved very much in its original state. Dedication to preservin...   Read More

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Long Cottage
Omakere, Hawke's Bay

Enjoy our 10 square metre cabin located on a rural lifestyle block in Central Hawkes Bay.

- We are a 20 minute drive to Pourerere beach, a...   Read More

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Valley Views Glamping
Otiake, Otago

Nestled into the hillside of the farm, you will enjoy five-star comfort, with a beautiful seven-hectare forest as a backdrop and the most stunning vie...   Read More

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Henga Lodge Chatham Island
Chatham Island, South Island

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-Whanganui

| 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

Boutique Camping Site for Your Tent, Caravan or Camper vans open annually from mid September till May. Located between Taupo and Kinloch we enjoy pict...   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-Whanganui

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

The garden/dairy farm is great for families - lots of space, hills to climb for v...   Read More

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Waingaro Road
Glen Massey, Waikato

Park your caravan with us; we have a lovely peaceful place where "city/town pressures" can disappear.

We hope visitors will get as much ple...   Read More

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Lake Aniwhenua Retreat
Galatea, Bay Of Plenty

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Woodberry Farm Cottages
Tikitere, Bay Of Plenty

Wake up in an idyllic spot in Rotorua nestled among bushes and beautiful flowers. The sounds of birds chirping faintly. Smells of flowers and fresh co...   Read More

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Ica Station Homestead
Whareama, Wairarapa

The Ica Station Homestead B&B is a Category 2, Heritage New Zealand listed building in the Wairarapa, that is now open to the public offering self-con...   Read More

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Luxury Under Canvas
Mercer, Waikato

Our glamping site is stiuated in a private gully nestled into the hillside looking directly onto hundreds of acres of natural bush. We chose this sit...   Read More

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Coldstream Estate: The Whare
Coldstream, Canterbury

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

Or maybe take time out on a working farm or fancy a ...   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

Unspoilt by humans, Waikorea Beach is located between Raglan and Port Waikato on the West Coast of New Zealand's North Island.

The Beach Co...   Read More

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Blooming Heights - Floriculture Farm
Helensville, Auckland

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

You will experience life on a 10 acre organic floriculture farm (growers of...   Read More

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