Farmstay Accommodation Guide

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About Waikato, New Zealand

Don’t be misled by the symbolic cowbells – there is more to the Waikato than dairy farming. Even tea grows here!

From the superb public gardens of Hamilton to the spellbinding magic of the caves of Waitomo, be prepared to be entranced by this lovely region.

For fans of the Tolkein stories and the movies based on them - Lord of The Rings and the Hobbit – be sure to take in the town of Matamata and visit the Hobbiton movie set.

To the west, take in the surf beaches and sunsets of Raglan and the history of Kawhia if you can.

A visit to the caves at Waitomo should feature on your itinerary too. The magnificent stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you. The crowning glory is the spectacular glow worm cave!

The Waikato has many sporting attractions too, with New Zealand rowing being centred on Lake Karapiro and cycling at Cambridge. Mountain biking opportunities abound too.

McKenzie Farm Stays

Matamata Farmstay

Located 5 minutes drive from Matamata

Welcome to Matamata's McKenzie Farm Stay, where you will enjoy relaxing in the tranquil surroundings of the well-appointed accommodation in rural Matamata.

Phone: 07 888 7882
Mobile (and SMS): 0274 579987
Address: 27 Gunn Road, Matamata

 

Thames Valley Homestay

Rural Waikato Homestay, Farmstay
Prices from $100 to $160 per couple

approx 10Km from Paeroa

Situated 10k from the historic town of Paeroa, famous for New Zealand's only inconic soft drink L&P, this homestay/farmstay is a must for those stressed out from everyday living.

Phone: (07) 8624827
Mobile (and SMS): 0274 376 458
Address: 8043, Paeroa-Kopu Road, Hikutaia

 

Te Miro/Kiwitahi Unit with a view

Rural Waikato Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $100 per couple

12ks from Morrinsville, 20 mins west of Matamata 25 mins NE of Cambridge

Unit with a view. The Tree House is set among some of Waikatos most beautiful farm land.The unit has the sun all day long where you can see the farm animals from. The farm consists of 1200 working hectares. We are close to many of Waikatos top attractions inc - Hobbiton, Mysetry creek- Fieldays

Phone: 07 887 4779
Mobile (and SMS): 0274 748 785
Address: 24a Waterworks Road RD 1 Morrinsville

 

Mountview Farmstay & P&R Appaloosa Horses

Hamilton rural B&B, Farmstay
Prices from $100 to $110 per couple

12 kms from centre of Hamilton - 2kms past the Morman Temple

We are a working sheep and cattle farm, and were also home of New Zealands largest and oldest Appaloosa Horse Stud. Unfortunatly we only have 4 old mares left now. Enjoy our home, our company, and relax. Help feed out to the cattle and horses in the mornings. Within 1- 1/2 klms of Hamilton City

Phone: 07 847 5555
Address: 816/2 Tuhikaramea Road, RD 10 Hamilton

 

Somersal B&B & Wedding Venue (Waitomo Caves)

Waitomo Caves area B&B, Homestay, Farmstay
Prices from $160 to $200 per couple

30 mins north of the Waitomo Caves & 20 mins from Hamilton.

Somersal is an idyllic Bed and Breakfast Accommodation / Wedding Venue near the famous Waitomo Caves. Perched on the banks of the Waipa River in Pirongia, Waikato. It’s just 30 minutes north from the Waitomo Caves, 20 minutes from Hamilton and only 10 minutes drive from Te Awamutu.

Phone: 07 871 9199
Mobile (and SMS): 021 232 3981
Address: 1724 McClure Street, RD6, Te Awamutu

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Montrose Manor and Cottage

Waitomo Caves area B&B, Farmstay
Prices from $155 to $320 per couple

Waitomo, Waikato, North Island, NZ

Montrose Farm is Waitomo's hidden gem, offering a five star farm holiday stay in a stunning setting, close to all the central North Island's major attractions - and a stone's throw from the action of Waitomo Caves. Choose the cosy Cottage or the Manor, which is also available as an exclusive lodge.

Phone: 07 8778 543
Freephone: 0800 12 92 55
Mobile (and SMS): 64274877854
Address: 256 Waipuna Rd, Te Kuiti

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Raglan Farmhouse (also known as Raglan Farmstay)

Raglan B&B, Homestay, Farmstay
Prices from $90 to $150 per couple

Raglan is 40 km west of Hamilton

Raglan Farmhouse is the perfect location for your next family get together, Birthday or even a small wedding. In our newly renovated Panorama Barn, just next to the house, this 70sqm room catches all day sun and overlooks the harbour and the sun setting behind Mt Karioi.

Phone: 07 8258747
Address: 39 Main Road, Raglan

 

Korbaylen Estate

Hamilton B&B, Farmstay
Prices from $125 per couple

1 hour from Rotorua. 1 & a half hours south from Auckland.

Peaceful country estate.7 minutes from City. High quality accommodation for reasonable cost. Separate private guest quarters. Friendly hosts but never intrusive.

Phone: 078564488
Mobile (and SMS): 0223255836 or 0272514004
Address: 251 Matangi Road. R,D. 4 Tamahere. Hamilton City

 

wildcoast cabins and horse adventures

Raglan Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering

!5 kms from Whale Bay Raglan 50 mins from hamilton. 2 1/2 hrs AKL Airport.

Our eco cabins are run on alternative power and are studio style, set amongst native trees with beautiful ocean and valley views. Enjoy the stars at night and wake to the dawn chorus of birds. Situated on 120 acres on the foothills of Mt. Karioi at Ruapuke Beach. Raglan Privacy and seclusion.

Phone: 078250059
Mobile (and SMS): 0274305526
Address: 1549 Whaanga Rd Ruapuke

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Karamu Valley Lodge

Hamilton rural B&B, Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $160 to $400 per couple

12 min west from Hamilton, Raglan 25mins, Auckland 90mins.

Nestled in New Zealand’s heartland and conveniently located for Hobbiton, Raglan Beaches, Waitomo Glow Worm Caves and Hamilton‘s many fine restaurants and exciting venues. Experience the tranquillity of our quite haven in the beautiful Karamu Valley. Explore the local bush walks and native wood

Phone: 078293304
Mobile (and SMS): 0275372892
Address: 207 Old Mountain Road Karamu RD 5 Hamilton

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Corbett House Bed and Breakfast

Rural Waikato B&B, Homestay, Farmstay
Prices from $150 to $175 per couple

15 minutes from Thames and 10 minutes from Paeroa

Historic Corbett House is located in Hikutaia between Thames and Paeroa . This beautiful home is ideally located for couples or small adult groups cycling the Hauraki Rail Trail or attending the many events in the Thames / Paeroa area. Or just have a relaxing weekend away !

Phone: 07 862 4710
Mobile (and SMS): 027 281 5723
Address: 8088 State Highway 26 , Kopu - Paeroa Road , Hikutaia

 

The Woolshed, Cassie's Farm

Cambridge Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $175 to $350 per couple

12km to Cambridge; 30 mins to Hamilton; 30 mins to Karapiro

Original woolshed on 200 acre drystock farm, converted into quirky self-contained accommodation. Peaceful and secluded, with uninterrupted views over farmland and to the Kaimai's. Ideal for couples romantic getaways or families who enjoy being surrounded by nature. Comfortably accommodates four.

Phone: 0210 231 6473
Address: 815 Maungakawa Road, Cambridge

 

Waitomo Big Bird B&B

Waitomo Caves area B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $100 to $110 per couple

Off Highway 3, and just minutes to Waitowo Caves

Welcome to "Our World" an animal-lovers heaven! Our Unique B&B/Farmstay Accommodation & Petting Farm is 5min from Waitomo,TeKuiti & Otorohanga on 70acres green pastoral NZ. 2 self-cont.cottages & 3 homestead ensuite rooms with FREE breakfast, tour, Wifi & Cave disc. Great VALUE $50 adult $25 child

Phone: 07-873-7459
Freephone: 0800 733 244
Mobile (and SMS): 0274 772 707
Address: 17 Waitomo Caves Road

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A1 Trout Fishing & Farmstay

Rural Waikato Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering

15 minutes from Hobbiton. 3 kms south of Tirau, Rotorua Roa

The farmstay is a 2 bedroom unit with queen bed and single bunks with own bathroom. Everything is supplied - linen, crockery, clean towels daily. Laundry facilities are available.

Phone: 07 883 1333
Mobile (and SMS): 027 226 6788
Address: 357 State Highway 5, Tirau

 

Clubhouse farmstay / bed and Breakfast

Hamilton rural B&B, Farmstay
Prices from $180 per couple

Northern Hamilton countryside, just off SH 1B

Set on 250 acres of rolling Waikato farmland our rooms are bathed in all day sun. Features include very large windows with 360-degree panoramic views of the local countryside, all framed by distant mountain ranges. Farm tour available for guests.

Phone: +64078246653
Address: 15 Uapoto Road, Taupiri

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Rangimarie Bush Retreat

Waitomo Caves area B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $120 to $235 per couple

45 minutes from Hamilton, 20 minutes from Kawhia

Rangimarie is the Maori word for peaceful which is certainly what Rangimarie Bush Retreat offers. I offer two areas of accommodation (which you can see on our website) a luxury double bedroom in my home (Tawa Lodge) and a small self contained cabin (Totara Cabin).

Phone: 07 8719533
Mobile (and SMS): 027 577 0978
Address: 2350 Kawhia Rd, Te Awamutu

 

Lexington Park Cottages

Cambridge Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $150 to $250 per couple

5 Km from Cambridge.

Luxury cottages in the heart of the Waikato, less than 5km from the picturesque Cambridge, only moments away from beautiful Lake Karapiro. Lexington Park Cottages offers one bedroom self-contained cottages, in a tranquil farm setting. Beautiful gardens, tennis court and equestrian facilities.

Phone: 078230060
Mobile (and SMS): 0275004858
Address: 355 Maungatautari Rd, RD2, Cambridge

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Kauri Lodge

Cambridge B&B, Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering

We are 13kms from Cambridge. Close to other towns & cities.

Kauri Lodge – B&B or Holiday Apartment - is situated 13kms from Cambridge in the lovely Karapiro farming district. Your hosts, Jim & Libby Telfer have enjoyed visitors from all over the world and New Zealand, and will do their best to make sure your stay in the Waikato is a memorable experienc

Phone: 07 8278821
Mobile (and SMS): 027 2855399
Address: 957-4 Taotaoroa Road, Karapiro, Cambridge

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Waitomo Farmstay

Waitomo Caves area Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $85 to $125 per couple

Hangatiki, Otorohanga

At Waitomo Farmstay we have three rustic accommodation options available - our three bedroom cottage (cottage 1) sleeps up to nine people, our two bedroom cottage (cottage 2) sleeps up to five people, and our house truck is perfect for two people.

Phone: 07 873 6213
Mobile (and SMS): 021 838 005
Address: 22 Waitomo Caves Road

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Southern Belle Orchard B&B

Matamata B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $130 to $230 per couple

45 minutes from Rotorua, Tauranga & Hamilton,

Only 10 minutes from the Hobbiton Movie Set, this modern B&B is on a feijoa orchard & is private & peaceful. Beautiful sunset views with a spa pool under the stars. Equipped with kitchen, spacious bathroom & a bedroom that can sleep two singles or a couple. A rural setting yet minutes from town.

Phone: 078886412
Mobile (and SMS): 021610703
Address: 418B Hinuera Road, Matamata

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Karamu Trail Track Farm Stay

Hamilton rural Farmstay
Prices from $120 to $160 per couple

Te Pahu, 15 minutes West of Hamilton

Karamu Trail Track has been established as horse trekking tourist attraction since 1999. We have now opened the farm house to guests. The peace and quiet of a country setting and being able to explore a real working farm are the things our guests most like about our accommodation

Phone: 07 825 9809
Mobile (and SMS): 027 228 8008
Address: 37 Smith Road, Te Pahu, Hamilton

 

Waitui Farmstay

Waitomo Caves area B&B, Farmstay
Prices from $130 to $190 per couple

30 minutes from Waitomo Caves.

Waitui Farmstay looks forward to welcoming you to our special part of paradise. We offer comfortable accommodation in our modern four bedroom home set amongst rolling King Country hills. We are a working dairy farm of 450 cows on 500 acres. Enjo

Phone: 07 877 8246
Mobile (and SMS): 027 414 0828
Address: 355 Mairoa Road, Piopio 3971

 

Maungakawa Views New Zealand Farmstays

Matamata B&B, Homestay, Farmstay

Hobbiton - 32 minutes, Matamata - 25 minutes, Auckland - 2 hours

Tariff includes meals & farm activities. Children within a family pay less. Our guests tell us that to them we are offering a unique experience, a proper farm stay, friendly hospitality. A real working farm, contact with animals, fabulous views and wide open spaces, living with your hosts.

Phone: 64-7-888-3807
Address: 717 Piakonui Road, R.D. 1, Richmond Downs,

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Alba Cottage

Cambridge Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $120 per couple

In the Waikato countryside about 4km South of Cambridge

Alba Cottage is self contained with a well-equipped kitchen, toilet, shower and one large double bedroom/living area. Outside you have your own private deck to sit and relax in the sun. The cottage is suitable for a couple and sits on our small lifestyle farm, surrounded by the Waikato countryside

Phone: 07 823 7640
Mobile (and SMS): 0211 639 213
Address: 73 Massey Road, RD3, Cambridge

 

Highllyn Farm Stay B & B

Matamata B&B, Homestay, Farmstay

15 mins drive Hobbiton, 6 mins Matamata, 45 mins Rotorua, 2 1/2 hrs Auckland.

Robert and Pauline, retired dairy farmers, provide luxury accommodation in a tranquil countryside setting with mountain views and stunning sunsets. Only 6 minutes' drive from Matamata, ideal if you are visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set. You will have exclusive use of the East Wing and library.

Phone: 07 8885218
Mobile (and SMS): +64274986778
Address: 23 Morgan Road, Matamata 3472

 

hidden valley luxury retreat

Raglan B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $99 to $250 per couple

Te Uku is 10 mins drive from Raglan Beach

We are situated on 30 acres of rolling farmland and native Forest. 10 minutes from Raglan town, shops, cafes and surf beaches. We have two lovely Spa Chalets both have private our door Forest Edge Spa pools for your own use. Either self catering or Breakfast. Relax , romantic, private. Great location

Phone: 07 825 5813
Mobile (and SMS): 021 266 3311
Address: 3205 SH 23 Raglan

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Strathallan B & B

Te Awamutu B&B, Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $140 to $220 per couple

12 minutes from Cambridge and 10 Minutes to Te Awamutu

Beautiful Country setting situated between Cambridge & Te Awamutu where you will enjoy a relaxing, friendly environment with spectacular views and great food . 3 bedrooms (2 Bathrooms) in the house and a self contained unit in a private setting. Kitchenette and lounge which open onto large patio.

Phone: 07 870 6666
Mobile (and SMS): 0274966299
Address: 184 Parklands Road Roto-o-rangi

 

Kamahi Cottage

Waitomo Caves area B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $375 per couple

14 kms from Otorohanga; 30 kms from Waitomo Caves.

Kamahi Cottage is a luxury country cottage, farm stay & self-contained 5-Star B&B, 30 mins from the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 15 mins from Otorohanga. Romantic retreat & peaceful, private stay set in a beautiful country garden on a sheep & beef farm. Stunning hilltop views of rural New Zealand.

Phone: 07 8730849
Mobile (and SMS): 021 055 1818
Address: 229 Barber Road, R.D.5 Otorohanga

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Dreamview Farmstays Raglan

Raglan Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $120 per couple

6km from Raglan township, 45km west of Hamilton City

Fully self contained unit with own private spa. Sleeps up to 3 or more if you have a tent. TV, DVD player. Peaceful haven, experience the farm life. 10 mins from Raglan Restaurants, Cafes and Beaches. 5 mins from 18 hole golf course.

Phone: 07 8258186
Mobile (and SMS): 0210422707
Address: 430 Te Hutewai Road Raglan

 

SHAILERS BED AND BREAKFAST

Hamilton rural B&B, Homestay, Farmstay
Prices from $130 to $200 per couple

12 km from Hamilton. GPS: 1447 Kakaramea Road, Ngahinapouri.

Shailers is a luxury bed & breakfast in a scenic, peaceful country setting close to Hamilton. Dine at Shailers, take their farm tour, and visit esteemed Hamilton Gardens, the Waitomo Caves, Rotorua or Hobbiton. You can fully relax with Sky TV, under-cover parking, games room & spacious guest lounge.

Phone: 07 8252729
Mobile (and SMS): 021 960 104
Address: 1447 Kakaramea Road

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Greenfields Country Accommodation

Rural Waikato Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $150 per couple

25 mins south-west of Hamilton, 20 mins west of Te Awamutu

Put your feet up and relax in our spacious and comfortable country accommodation, enjoy a glass of wine with your BBQ on the private deck or take a refreshing dip in the outdoor salt-water swimming pool.

Phone: 07 871 9955
Mobile (and SMS): 021 040 1578
Address: 181 Te Pahu Road, RD5, HAMILTON

 

Fencourt Barnstay

Cambridge B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $180 to $240 per couple

118 Fencourt Road Cambridge

Fencourt Barnstay is a unique accommodation with a choice of great facilities on site. It has been used by wedding parties, holiday makers or those that are enjoying the plenty of activities around Cambridge. Have a game of tennis, petanque or let the kids enjoy netflix on the big screen.

Phone: 021537150
Mobile (and SMS): 021537150
Address: 118 Fencourt Road, Cambridge

 

Glenalvon homestay

Rural Waikato Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $60 to $120 per couple

50 minutes from Pukekohe Shops, 50 minutes from Huntly Town

Glenalvon is a working farm that also caters for travellers & holiday makers. 90 minutes from Auckland CBD or 1hr 40 minutes to Hamilton. We provide accommodation ranging from camp sites to 3 bedroom cottage, self contained unit, 2 large bedrooms. Great for those special occassion gatherings.

Phone: 09 2333 154
Mobile (and SMS): 0272453707
Address: 1032 Waikaretu Valley Road,RD5, Tuakau

 

 

 

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Thames Valley Homestay

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Te Miro/Kiwitahi Unit with a view

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Mountview Farmstay and P and R Appaloosa Horses

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Somersal B and B and Wedding Venue (Waitomo Caves)

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Montrose Manor and Cottage

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Raglan Farmhouse (also known as Raglan Farmstay)

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Korbaylen Estate

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wildcoast cabins and horse adventures

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Karamu Valley Lodge

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Corbett House Bed and Breakfast

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The Woolshed, Cassie's Farm

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Waitomo Big Bird B and B

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A1 Trout Fishing and Farmstay

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Clubhouse farmstay / bed and Breakfast

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Rangimarie Bush Retreat

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Lexington Park Cottages

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Waitomo Farmstay

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Southern Belle Orchard B and B

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Karamu Trail Track Farm Stay

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Maungakawa Views New Zealand Farmstays

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Highllyn Farm Stay B and B

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hidden valley luxury retreat

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Strathallan B and B

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