The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Set on 6,000 scenic acres in the Bay of Islands on the North Island, this 22-suite property enjoys panoramic ocean views and a world-renowned golf course. Luxurious accommodations include fireplaces and private decks, plus an outdoor infinity pool, remarkable restaurant, two tennis courts, three private beaches, nature trails, luxury spa in a Totora Forest, yoga, and gym with a myriad of outdoor pursuits nearby. The resort can be reached from Auckland on a 45-minute flight into Kerikeri, then 25 minutes by car. It is a 4 hour drive from Auckland.  There are also flights daily from sister property Cape Kidnappers Napier airport.

Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama that can be viewed from the verandas, living room, and the guest cottages. Accommodations are spacious and all include balconies, fireplaces, and oversized bathtubs. Intimate and charming, the property features 6 Suites, 16 deluxe Suites, and one Owner’s Cottage which is 4,200 square feet and features two suites, an infinity pool and hot tub.  

The Par 72 championship golf course measures 7,119 yards or 6,510 meters and offers five sets of tees to challenge every skill level. Fifteen holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs that plunge to the sea. The golf complex includes a world class practice range, putting and chipping greens, well-stocked golf shop, and ladies’ and men’s locker room.

Bask in the breathtaking views from your luxurious suite or cottage, indulge in a massage, body treatment or personalized yoga class in the spa complex, or chill out at one of the three private beaches. Ancient kauri forests, spectacular sand dunes and the magnificent Bay of Islands are all within easy reach. Explore one of the mountain biking and hiking trails, or try clay pigeon shooting. Farm tours, and explorations to Ninety Mile Beach, Tane Mahuta (NZ’s largest kauri tree), Doubtless Bay, Puketi Kauri Forest, Rainbow Falls, Historic Russell, Waitangi Treaty House are not to be missed.

Address: Kauri Cliffs
Tepene Tabelands Rd,
Matauri Bay, Northland
PO Box 800, Kerikeri, 0245,
New Zealand
Tel: +011 64 9 407 0010