Magic Cottages at Takou River

Voted one of the Top Ten Luxury Lodges in New Zealand, Magic Cottage is a secluded, romantic riverside retreat on the banks of the picturesque Takou River. Stunning views, claw foot bath, abundant birdlife; the cottage is eco-friendly and indulgent.

Per night
$300 - $500

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Voted one of the top ten luxury lodges in New Zealand, Magic Cottage at Takou River is a beautiful secluded riverside retreat on the banks of the Takou River, near Takou Bay beach and a short distance from Kerikeri, in the Bay of Islands.

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Romantic alfresco clawfoot bath, stunning views, private accommodation; kayaks, swimming & fishing; private boathouse & jetty; secluded swimming & picnic spots, glow worm; beaches & farm walks. The cottage is set in 5 acres of subtropical gardens on the banks of Takou River, surrounded by 150 acres of organic farm & native bush. Boutique self-catering accommodation that is eco-friendly yet still indulgent. "...a place of absolute blessed escape..." NZ Herald on Sunday.

Only 20 minutes from Kerikeri.


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Physical address

Magic Cottages at Takou River, 660 Takou Bay Road, Takou Bay, Kerikeri, Northland, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
24 hours, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Spa Pool
Proximity to airport:
20 minutes to Kerikeri Airport (Bay of Islands Airport)
Proximity to coach terminal:
20 minutes to Kerikeri coach terminal
Proximity to town:
20 minutes to Kerikeri
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $300.00 - $500.00
Further pricing information:
2 night minimum stay. Winter Specials available - see To confirm a booking we normally request the following credit card details which we hold without deduction to secure your reservation: Card Type (Visa or Mastercard), Number, Expiry, Name on Card. No deposit is taken and the provision of your credit card details acts to confirm your reservation. Payment is made on departure and we accept NZ$ Cash or Cheque; Visa or MasterCard. Direct bank transf

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