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Waitomo Big Bird B&B Self-contained Chalet

SuperhostHangatiki, Waikato, New Zealand
Entire guesthouse hosted by Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm
4 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 bath
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A quaint private cosy cottage perfect for 2-4 people or small family, small kitchenette/dining/lounge with awesome green rural views with Ostrich, Emu, Mini-Alpaca, Llama, donkeys, horses & cattle grazing. FREE WIFI. Address 17 Waitomo Caves Road, Hangatiki - 1st left after roundabout from SHW37. Price includes the FREE homemade breakfast, Bacon & Egg on toast. FREE Big Bird/Mini-animal farm tour with unique photo opportunities and homely hospitality. 4 units available. (Studio+ Bungalow)

The space
The Chalet has awesome green pastoral views of the 70 acre farm with 50+ Miniature RARE-BREED animals and Giant Moa (4.3m high mascot) Ostrich & Emu. An "animal lovers paradise"! Perfect for introduction to animals with awesome "selfie options"!
NOTE: Also available - Bungalow (3-7p), Studio (4p) Homestead rooms - Queen/ensuite (2-3p) Family/private bathroom (2-4p) Backpacker/ensuite Room (2p) PLEASE NOTE: There is a $20 charge for children 1-2 yrs being the addition requirements with supervision of small animals and the Petting Farm experience.

Guest access
PLEASE respect check in times - AFTER 2-30pm - remember to message ETA. Parking right outside the Chalet. Verander space for relaxing and enjoying the view. Check which paddocks you can visit animals before entering. FREE Wifi. Breakfast 7.30 - 9pm unless pre-arranged. Animal tours 5pm or 9am.

Other things to note
Footwhistle Glow-worm cave dusk tour is an awesome experience in the evening if you have a love for "natural & personal trip" - $55 per person for 1 and 1/2hrs including Kawa Kawa Tea at the Maori Ponga Tea Hut and walking up 120 stairs thru a "galaxy of glow-worms"! ASK FOR DETAILS!!
Ostrich Omelette (in season) $5 for a 2 person omelette!
You are staying as our guest in our home environment on a working farm with an enthusiastic couple of retirees....relax, and be understanding. There will be others staying on the farm and we can only be in one place at a time. While our animals are quiet and people-friendly, they are still animals - so supervise children carefully.
A quaint private cosy cottage perfect for 2-4 people or small family, small kitchenette/dining/lounge with awesome green rural views with Ostrich, Emu, Mini-Alpaca, Llama, donkeys, horses & cattle grazing. FREE WIFI. Address 17 Waitomo Caves Road, Hangatiki - 1st left after roundabout from SHW37. Price includes the FREE homemade breakfast, Bacon & Egg on toast. FREE Big Bird/Mini-animal farm tour with unique pho… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 2 single beds

Amenities

Wi-Fi
Hangers
Iron
Fire extinguisher
Dryer
TV
Free parking on premises
Breakfast
Washing machine
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Hangatiki, Waikato, New Zealand

Many places local to enjoy good food. Waitomo - HuHu Cafe
Roselands Restaurant
Otorohanga.....The Thirsty Weta Te Kuiti: Takeaways
MUST SEE:
Otorohanga Kiwi House : Feeding kiwis 10-30am, 1-30pm and 3.30pm
Ruakuri Bush Walk, Marokopa Falls, Maungapohue Natural Bridge.

Hosted by Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm

Joined in November 2015
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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 from all arou…
During your stay
We are available to give you all the local knowledge, tips on amazing FREE bush walks in the area (Ross worked for Department of Conservation for 20 years and built the walkways!)
Animal tours are either at 4-5pm before dinner or 9am after breakfast. Depending on how much time you wish to spend - evening tour is usually an hour and morning tour 1/2 hr before cave tours at 10.00am.
We are available to give you all the local knowledge, tips on amazing FREE bush walks in the area (Ross worked for Department of Conservation for 20 years and built the walkways!…
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House rules
Check-in: 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm