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 - $350

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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 worms; 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 - $350.00
Further pricing information:
2 night minimum stay apart from public holidays (3 nights) and Christmas/New Year periods (6-7 nights). No smoking. Romantic, Special Occasion and Winter Packages all available.

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