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Breakfast with a view.
King Bedroom.
Miss Pinks.
Breakfast with a view.
King Bedroom.
Miss Pinks.
Geese over the river.
Walk to river access.
Pontoon at our river access.

Private Rooms in our B&B

Up Above The River B&B - Wharepapa South, Waikato
BIRD LIFE | WALKING TRACKS | LAKE ACCESS
 
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Sleeps up to 4
From $105 tonight

With stunning views over the river which feeds into Lake Arapuni, river access from our property, complete tranquility yet activites close at hand, one night simply won't be enough!


Highlights

Ride or walk some of the Waikato River Trails 103km of trails - wind your way through native bush, farmland, landmarks & geological delights.
Te Waihou walkway is just 30 minutes away, you can follow the walkway to the famous Blue Spring - one of the purest water sources in the world.
Bring your boat or kayaks and get out on the water with river access from our property, that feeds into Lake Arapuni itself.

Wake up to the bellbirds and tuis in our delightful home which is dramatically situated in 17 acres of hilly paddock and bush to be explored.

Our local village Arapuni is 10 minutes, with access to the Waikato River Trails, Arapuni Swing Bridge, bike hire and a bustling cafe. But if you wanted to travel a little further afield Putaruru is 20 minutes for groceries, takeaways and gas/petrol, and it is just 30 minutes into either Cambridge or Te Awamutu towns. Here you can also book a guided glow worms at twilight kayak tour with Lake District Adventures. If you are keen to get on the water with your own kayaks or boat (guest to supply at own risk) we can offer launching off our property for kayaks where you can enjoy a picturesque 10 minute kayak around the corner and into the lake itself. We also have plenty of boat parking space for motor boats for trout fishing, water skiing and 'biscuiting' with four lake landings (Jones, Bulmer, Arapuni and Arohena) all a 10-20 minute drive away.

Activities on or nearby this property

Access to: Lakes | Rivers | Streams | Beaches
Birdlife
Caving | Climbing
Cycle Tracks
Farm Animals to Meet
Fishing Access (BYO gear)
Glow worms to visit
Hiking | Tramping
Luxury
Mountain Biking
Nature Walks
Rafting | Kayaking | Canoeing
Relaxation
Romance
Rural Views
Star Gazing
Swimming
Unique Accommodation

Paid extras you might like to add

These will be available to select during the booking progress

$25.00 Per Person

We are rural so at the end of your busy day, rather than drive back out for dinner, join us for a traditional family meal.


$15.00 Per Person

Delicious Continental Breakfast


$20.00 Per Person

Scrummy Cooked Breakfast


Room Info

Bedroom 1: 1 x King bed
Bedroom 2: 1 x Queen bed


We are in a rural location so guests will need a car.

We have two attractive bedrooms with a king and queen beds guests own bathroom facilities. You will have the option to enjoy an after-breakfast or evening stroll including exploring our river access with pontoon and picnic table.

You will have access to the front room including TV, your guest bathroom and toilet, 17 acres for bush walks and a beautiful veranda for relaxing.


Reviews

I would recommend this for any single or couple wanting to get away from it all in the country in idyllic surroundings.

She is an amazing cook and nothing like eating a great meal all picked and produced from her back yard. Sky city or any other of my previous 5 star hotels have lots to learn from this couple amazing stay. Great value amazing sleep like you floating on a cloud. Best of all the lake and the peace n quiet.

So brilliant was our stay. Hosts were just exceptional and were extremely welcoming! We had both dinner and breakfast that were cooked by our hosts. Property was brilliant and relaxing. Would highly recommend the property!


Amenities

18+ Not Suitable for Children
Family Friendly
Property Manager on site
Single Safe

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Eating and Drinking

As we are a B&B we have a range of breakfast options available. Please be sure to select your preferred option as an 'add on' when you book with us. We also offer family evening meal should you wish to dine in, we require 24 hours notice to have this ready for you. Arapuni Village, just 10 minutes away has a bustling cafe open every day for lunch, or, further afield, Cambridge and Te Awamutu have plenty of dining options (30 minutes drive from us). Additionally, you will have access to the kitchen for drink making.

About your host, Samantha




We would like to introduce ourselves, Ian and Sam Cutler, as your hosts. You will be made very welcome as guests in our home. I have previously provided B&B in the UK and as we are in such a lovely location I have decided to give NZ a try!! We have a friendly and enthusiastic dog who is part of the family so if you are not comfortable with dogs we may not be for you!



Essential Room Information

Bedroom 1: 1 x King bed
Bedroom 2: 1 x Queen bed

We are in a rural location so guests will need a car.

We have two attractive bedrooms with a king and queen beds guests own bathroom facilities. You will have the option to enjoy an after-breakfast or evening stroll including exploring our river access with pontoon and picnic table.

You will have access to the front room including TV, your guest bathroom and toilet, 17 acres for bush walks and a beautiful veranda for relaxing.