Retreat into Nature
Experience New Zealand's rustic charm, and pure living at Aotea Lodge, overlooking the Kaipara Harbour on Aotea Organic Farm.
The Lodge is charming and character filled with adjoining organic vegetable garden and surrounding farms. The large central living space is suitable for group stays, events or functions, Farm to Fork Dinners, weddings or wellness retreats. There is accommodation inside the Lodge, as well as the nearby Farmers Cottage and an additional outdoor bathhouse & sauna.
Proprietors Dan and Kazuyo have owned and run both B&B and hotel style accommodation, restaurants & farmer's markets in New Zealand
and the USA.
Farm-style Venue & Accommodation
VENUE & Accomodation
THE LODGE ROOMS
A unique venue for your group of friends, retreat or special event. Aotea Lodge is a rustic barn conversion, overflowing with old style charm and eclectic relics. The Lodge has a large central space for activities and the layout can be configured to suit your event.
A variety of rooms accommodates up to 6 - 10 adults, with 3 double and 3 single rooms, a bathroom, farm kitchen, large central living area, scenic deck, pizza oven and bush bathhouse. The private Farmer's Cottage can also be booked alongside the barn.
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There are two larger 'Lodge Rooms' located on the ground level. These rooms are more spacious and have two single beds. Guests share a bathroom on the ground floor as well as an outdoor bath house. Each room also contains a small sink.
There are four smaller "Loft Rooms" located upstairs in the mezzanine of the Lodge. There are two single rooms, a twin single and a queen room. Guests share a bathroom on the ground floor as well as the outdoor bath house. Each room also contains a small sink.
THE LOFT ROOMS
THE BATH HOUSE
To compliment the Lodge's shared bathroom, Aotea farm has added a charming outdoor Bath House. It has a private outlook over the trees and harbour. The Bath House comprises of two bathrooms with a clawfoot bath and shower. There is also a Sauna room heated by a wood fired stove. Perfect for a relaxing bath in nature!
The Farmer's cottage is a one bedroom self-contained cottage with a kitchen, bathroom and living area. Additionally, there is a pull-out sofa bed available on request. The cottage can be booked privately or together with the Lodge for events or functions requiring accommodation.
THE FARMERS COTTAGE
Set in privacy amongst trees in beautiful rural landscape
1 Queen Bedroom
2 x Singles
Kitchen and living room
Use of Bush Bathhouse & Sauna
THE FARMERS COTTAGE
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WEDDINGS & CEREMONIES
RUSTIC BARN WEDDING IN NATURE
Considering the rustic beauty of Aotea Lodge is as a unique
Speak to us about options such as table layouts, venue styling, and organic farm-to-fork catering options to create a truly magical day in the countryside. Guest accommodation at our Aotea Lodge and The Farmer's Cottage can provide beds for up to 14 guests with additional accommodation in the local area. Auckland city is an easy 1 hour drive for guests travelling to the venue.
EVENTS / WORKSHOPS / RETREATS
HOST YOUR EVENT AT AOTEA LODGE
Aotea Lodge and the surrounding Organic Farm provides an ideal destination for events, corporate functions, and health / wellness retreats. If required, your event attendees can utilise our onsite accommodation at both Aotea Barn and The Farmer's Cottage. Speak to us to arrange a customised package or visit. .
Ideal for venue for:
Organic Cooking, Foraging, Farm to Fork Dinners
Yoga and Wellness Retreats
Nature Photography , Painting or Sculpture Workshops
Business & Education amongst nature