Off-Grid, Pet-Friendly Cabin on Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Russell, North Island (New Zealand)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

This unique pet-friendly cabin rental is located on a private peninsula on the Bay of Islands near Russell, New Zealand, offers almost complete privacy in its off-the-grid setting, while only being a short drive from the city. There are four separate accommodation units here, linked by covered decks surrounding an outdoor parking space. Hot water is sourced from a gas califont, with cooking provided by a gas stove and gas BBQ. Limited electricity is possible thanks to solar panels and batteries. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Stove
  • Washer
  • Mosquito net
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Television
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player

Facilities include hot water, a stove and a gas barbecue. This property provides somewhat limited electricity via solar panels and batteries with a petrol generator if needed.

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Guest Services

Guests will have exclusive use of the peninsula, which is about 50 acres. Here there are forests and open lands with several kilometers of walks around the perimeter. The cabins is about 700 meters from the public road and along a gravel driveway.

Location + Surroundings

This property is located in the city of Russell in Northland and among the Bay of Islands. Located only 10 kilometers from Russell's major tourist attractions and facilities, this off-the-grid cabin is perfect for those looking for a tranquil escape, but also close enough to enjoy a night out on the town. Glampers can enjoy the bird life in the native forestry, the calm waters that surround the peninsula and the stunning natural beauty of the site. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing

This off-grid cabin complex is set on a private peninsula in the Waikare Inlet headwaters of the Bay of Islands. Guests will enjoy numerous nature walks, places for fishing, kayaking or even a secluded escape. Glampers who stay here will be able to go on boat tours and can embark on everything from skydiving to scuba diving. For nature sites, some must-sees include the Rainbow Falls and the Haruru Falls. The city of Russell provides plenty of shopping and dining opportunities.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 10:00 a.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 7 days before check-in, you will receive a full refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of check-in, you will receive a refund for 50% of the stay, minus the first night and service fee.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

There is no smoking allowed in the cabin. Guests are asked to please take all rubbish away with them. Food scraps can be buried away from the cabins.

The host asks that guest to please leave used linen in the laundry and keep the rooms as clean as found.

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