More than 30 million years ago, the legend of Waitomo began with the creation of limestone at the bottom of the ocean. Now these limestone formations stand as one of New Zealand’s most inspiring natural wonders and a must-see destination. Waitomo is now world famous for its glowworm caves, Black Water Rafting, cave abseiling (rappelling), cave eco-tours, and landscapes. Waitomo in the King Country is an adventure wonderland easily reached from Auckland, Rotorua, and Taupo.
Otorohanga and Te Kuiti are nearby friendly country towns with great service, shopping, and dining experiences. To the west the charming seaside villages of Kawhia, Marokopa, and Mokau have stunning beaches, fabulous fishing, plus a laid back lifestyle. On a map of New Zealand the Waitomo Caves and surrounding “King Country” are in the central western North Island, south of Auckland and Hamilton and west of Rotorua & Taupo. There are also fabulous free attractions from caves to coast.
If you’re looking for a romantic luxury cottage near Waitomo and Otorohanga, 5-Star boutique Bed & Breakfast accommodation, a beautiful farm and garden location, stunning views, peace, privacy, gourmet food and great hospitality then Kamahi Cottage is perfect. And it’s all close to the world famous Waitomo Caves in the central North Island.
Whether you prefer the privacy of your very own self-contained romantic cottage or you’d like to join your hosts over a meal in the homestead, the choice is yours. Spend a night for a treat, plan a weekend escape or stay longer to relax, unwind and discover the exciting local attractions. The valley views are breath taking, the location serene and totally private, in the setting of a beautiful country garden. As New Zealand’s only 5-Star farm stay, all the extras you expect from a luxury lodge are included. If you’d like to end your day with dinner delivered to the cottage, or you have a special occasion to celebrate, your hosts can prepare a gourmet dinner complimented with fine New Zealand wines. (Please advise us early to avoid disappointment).
Kamahi Cottage is a beautiful 5 star farmstay in true rural New Zealand, the cottage is well appointed, and the view from the cottage is wonderful.
- Single party occupancy – up to four guests
- Family friendly for children of all ages
- Rates include full gourmet breakfasts
- Queen bedroom upstairs, queen sofa-sleeper downstairs for two extra guests
- Stylish downstairs lounge and dining area
- Spacious modern bathroom
- Fully equipped kitchenette (ideal for self-catering)
- FREE broadband wireless in the homestead nearby
- Complimentary fresh flowers and exclusive Linden Leaves toiletries, home baked treats, freshly ground coffee, tea assortments, port (and Evan’s potent and delicious home-distilled schnapps!)
Relax and experience the wonderful scenery and local attractions. There’s so much to do in the Waitomo & Otorohanga area – Black Water Rafting, cave abseiling (rappelling), glowworm cave eco-tours, the Otorohanga Kiwi House, horse riding, walking trails, trout fishing, golf, farm and garden tours.
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