South Claragh & Bird Cottage

Bird Cottage Self Contained Country Accommodation and 2 double B&B in main lodge. Halfway Taupo & Timber or Waikato River Trail. 1950's cottage nestled amongst the trees - Sleeps 4 Ideal stop over for the Central North Island Cycle Trails.

Per night
$140 - $160

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If you would like to be right in the middle of NZ Cycle trails and Te Araroa walks around Great Lake Taupo and the Pureora Forest Park, this charming 1950s cottage may be perfect for you.

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Nestled amongst the trees, it is romantic and secluded with private access down its own leafy track through the forest.

Fully self contained with 1 queen bed and a bed settee in the lounge. Woodfire place, deck and garden grounds and 10 minutes drive to Whakamaru or Mangakino with food outlets and shop.

Onsite heated outdoor spa pool and extra B&B rooms in the lodge plus the shepherds hut.

Facilities; A BBQ TV/DVD player - and a large selection of titles. Wood fire.


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Physical address

South Claragh & Bird Cottage, 3245 Poihipi Road, Whakamaru, Taupo, Lake Taupo, 3492, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 8pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Pet Friendly
  • Playground
  • Spa Pool
  • Waste Station
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Pricing and Conditions

  High season Low season
  (Dec - Mar) (Apr - Nov)
Per night $150.00 - $160.00 $140.00
Further pricing information:
No smoking in the cottage, dogs allowed by prior arrangement, surcharge 5% on visa payments.

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