Waitomo Big Bird Retreat

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Entire home hosted by Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm

  1. 10 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 6 beds
  4. 2.5 baths
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Waitomo Big Bird Retreat ( 3 bedroomed classic 70's dwelling) overlooking the entrance to Waitomo Village and is only 150 metres from Huhu Cafe (5 star-rated) and easy 5 min walk to the Glow-worm cave, hotel, I-site and General Store. Large deck area for relaxing, large lounge/dining/kitchen area for families and groups with Garage space, also outdoor BBQ area. Be our guest and enjoy all Waitomo has to offer. 5min from Blackwater rafting adventures. Holiday House Accommodation. (No Bfst incl)

The space
Newly recarpeted and heat pump/air-conditioner installed. Progressive Upgrading and repainting happening as time allows. Comfortable beds, lovely views and central to Waitomo activities. Queen + 4 singles + fold out double couch and 2 fold-out singles, portacot or cot mattress available + highchair. (1 medium hot water cylinder - large groups 5min showers.)

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed, 1 toddler bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
TV
Washer
Dryer
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

Waitomo, Waikato, New Zealand

Waitomo Village is a quaint little NZ rural settlement like no other. Friendly locals and village vibe! Go for a walk, coffee/lunch or dinner at HuHu Cafe, visit the Historic old Hotel hosting the queen in 1953. See the Museum and History of the caves. Visit Ruakuri Bushwalk by day and again to see the glow-worms at night down by the river. Take a drive out to Marokopa Falls, Mangapohue Natural Bridge, and PiriPiri caves (allow 3 hours). See the I-Site for all the cave options: All are amazing!
Commercial Caves: Glow-worm, Aranui and Ruakuri walking caves
Private Caves: Caveworld- Footwhistle Glow-worm Caves and Spellbound
Adventure Caves: Black Labyrinth, Black Abyss and Waitomo Adventures - TumuTumu Toobing, Lost World Abseil, Lost World Epic, Haggas Honking Holes and their new kids
Troll Cave. Don't forget the Otorohanga Kiwi House and feeding kiwis at 10.30, 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Kea and Kaka feeding at 11.00am Kakariki feeding at 12noon and Eel feeding at 2pm.
SPECIAL OFFER: Roselands Restaurant offer you 1/2 price BBQ Buffet - $19 for our customers......

Hosted by Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm

  1. Joined in November 2015
  • 1,561 Reviews
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Ann & Ross Barnes (4th gen. Kiwis) We are a B&B/Farmstay on a working farm. Our style is "Come as Guests - Leave as Friends". We enjoy sharing "Our World" with guests from all around the world. Our Petting Farm gives Unique selfie opportunities you will get nowhere else with over 50 animals of 16 different varieties, including Ostrich/Emu and one of the "smallest bulls in the world"!
We enjoy "adding value " to NZ holidays with homegrown Kiwi hospitality and good sense of humour!
Ann & Ross Barnes (4th gen. Kiwis) We are a B&B/Farmstay on a working farm. Our style is "Come as Guests - Leave as Friends". We enjoy sharing "Our World" with guests fro…

During your stay

We live 8km from this property, but should you require help - we are always
available on (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) . TXT or email. Have a great stay and enjoy the underground!

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy