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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland, the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which can be viewed from the verandas, living room and card room.

The main lodge which overlooks the golf course and Pacific Ocean, consists of a spacious beamed living room, meeting room, card room, fitness center and small computer room. Gourmet a la carte dining is available in the main dining room or on the verandas.

Eight outlying guest cottages, each with two guest suites, provide accommodation at Kauri Cliffs. Every suite offers its own private porch, comfortable bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom. The cottages are nestled on the edge of a native forest overlooking the ocean and golf course.

Kauri Cliffs consists of eleven outlying guest cottages, each with two guest suites providing twenty-two accommodation units at Kauri Cliffs. Every suite offers its own private porch, comfortable bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in his and hers wardrobes and a bathroom with a shower, bathtub and his and hers vanities.

The cottages are nestled on the edge of a native forest overlooking the ocean and golf course.

The eleven cottages comprise 16 Deluxe units (approximately 900 sq ft) and 6 standard units (approximately 765 sq ft) which are nestled on the edge of native bush looking east from private verandas across the golf course and the Pacific Ocean. They are in a staggered row to the north of the main lodge building along a meandering tree studded path.

Dining

Gourmet a la carte dining is available in the main dining room or on the verandas.

Breakfast

Breakfast is a buffet of local and imported fruits, home-made muesli and cereals, yoghurts and freshly baked muffins. In addition, a hot menu featuring eggs, pancakes, crisp bacon, ham, sausages and ricotta hotcakes may be ordered.

Lunch

A formal three-course lunch is available. Alternatively, there are a variety of sandwiches, salads and desserts to choose from.

Picnics

Wonderful picnic sites abound on the property. We have three secluded beaches, several waterfalls and stands of magnificent bush. A choice of delicious picnic lunches is available.

Cocktail Hour

The cocktail hour is an excellent time to meet fellow guests. Hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and a wide range of wines, beer and spirits are available.

Dinner

Our a la carte dinner menu changes nightly and features local produce and seafood. The best New Zealand lamb and beef are served. Chef’s Neil Brazier and Dale Gartland oversee the culinary team. Pastry chef Korey Field is also a master of exotic and tempting desserts.

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