YOUR HOSTS: Margie and Greg du Bern
Just 2 easy hours’ drive southeast of Auckland international airport, Kaimai Country Lodge is the perfect place to start or end your tour of New Zealand. Or for Kiwis it’s the ideal place for a weekend getaway. Kaimai Country Lodge is situated on a hilltop with magnificent panoramic views of the Bay of Plenty. Each room is spacious and stylishly decorated with its own ensuite and private deck.
COMPLIMENTARY DEVONSHIRE TEA is offered to all guests on arrival before 1800 hrs (6:00 pm). Enjoy fresh homemade scones with homemade jam and cream with tea or coffee of your choice. Served in the garden or on your private deck or, in winter, in the Guest Lounge in front of the roaring log fire.
From here you can enjoy an enormous range of activities nearby. You can :-
- play golf at Fairview, an international standard course
- explore the town of Katikati
- walk through pristine native bush in the Kaimai Ranges
- bike the Hauraki Rail Trail or hike to Orakawa Bay
- visit an operating gold mine at Waihi
- go fishing for trout or in the sea.
Kaimai Country Lodge is within easy reach of the Coromandel Peninsula, Rotorua, White Island, Hamilton, Mt Maunganui and much more.
Your hosts Margie and Greg have great local knowledge. We're happy to help you plan your day and provide information about the area. We know many of the excellent local tourist operators and can make bookings either in advance for you or on the day.
Start each day with a sumptuous gourmet breakfast. We are happy to cater for special diets or requests where possible. We have won several awards for excellent 5 star hospitality.
Experienced travellers ourselves, we are very much in tune with the needs of our guests and we go out of their way to ensure you have a very comfortable and relaxed stay. At Kaimai Country Lodge you will experience Kiwi hospitality at its very best!
Kaimai Country Lodge is just 2 easy hours' drive south east of Auckland International Airport in the north and 1 hour 15 minutes from Rotorua. It's less than an hour from the Coromandel Peninsula. It is also an hour's drive to the Hobbiton movie set, 2 hours drive to Hamilton Gardens and Mystery Creek. Kaimai Country Lodge is easy to get to either by car or shuttle service. Should you wish to fly directly to Tauranga Airport, rental cars and shuttles are available from there.