YOUR HOSTS: Sandy and Peter Sheriff
(along with Hamilton the dog and Tinkerbell the cat)
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.
Into biking or bush walks?
Close by we have a large selection of trails for both walking and mountainbiking that cater to all levels and timeframes. Walking through pristine native bush in the Kaimai Ranges, biking the Hauraki Rail Trail or hiking to Orokawa Bay are just a few of the possibilities.
As well as biking and hiking, 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
- 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, Mt Maunganui, Rotorua, Hobbiton, Hamilton and much more.
Your hosts Sandy and Peter have great local knowledge. We're happy to help you plan your day and provide information about the area.
Start each day with a sumptuous breakfast. We are happy to cater for special diets or requests where possible. Kaimai Country Lodge has 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 our way to ensure you have a very comfortable and relaxed stay.
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. Tauranga and Mount Maunganui are only 30 minutes drive and 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.