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Takaka Golden BAY Hobbit AND Lord OF THE Rings

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TV, fireplace, DVD player
2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
Fridge, microwave, oven, coffee/tea maker
2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Takaka Golden BAY Hobbit AND Lord OF THE Rings

Takaka Golden BAY Hobbit AND Lord OF THE Rings

4.8/5 Exceptional

Upper Takaka, Tasman Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNgarua Caves11 min drive
  • Popular LocationRiuwaka Resurgence30 min drive
  • Popular LocationHarwoods Hole33 min drive
  • AirportNelson (NSN)84 min drive

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About this area

Upper Takaka

This farm stay is located in Upper Takaka. While the natural beauty of Abel Tasman National Park and Kahurangi National Park can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can head to Riuwaka Resurgence. Scuba diving and fishing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Ngarua Caves - 11 min drive
  • Rawhiti Cave - 23 min drive
  • Riuwaka Resurgence - 30 min drive
  • Harwoods Hole - 33 min drive
  • Marahau Beach - 52 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 84 min drive


  • Woolshed Canaan - 11 min drive
  • Cave's Café - 12 min drive

About this property

Takaka Golden BAY Hobbit AND Lord OF THE Rings

Property with fireplace, near Abel Tasman National Park
Nestled in the floor and head of the Takaka Valley Golden Bay.Outstanding views in every direction surrounded by awe-inspiring mountains.

Visit the film locations of The HOBBIT AND LORD OF THE RINGS. You will be in staying in MIDDLE EARTH.

Soak up the lush velvet greens of the pasture to the stark grey of the scree runs with every imaginable shade in between from the Chalet alfresco deck.This is just when you wake up to the call of the Goldfinch and Tui birds in the morning. As the day unfolds so do the colors and hue to magnificent evening shades. The environment is a symphony of Rest, Relaxation and Recovery.
You will be staying on a working deer, cattle and game farm with tame Red Deer to get up close and friendly with as well as a small flocks of turkeys, chickens and ducks. Also Bob our working dog and his companion Bella.
In the evening you will be able to watch the colors change to the sound of the Thrush singing good night. At night you will be blown away by the expanse of twinkling stars and thoughts of the infinite universe.
The farm has walks through native bush and pine plantations where further views can be soaked up.
The chalet is self-contained but if you want to be waited on we do that as well with full scrumptious organic meals either served in the chalet or in the main farmhouse.If you want to become part of our family for your stay you can. We cater for exclusive individual needs.
We are within easy reach of cosmopolitan artisan Takaka and pristine beaches are 15- 20 mins away. The stunning world renowned Kahurangi and Tasman National Parks are easy access being 45 min away. Cobb Valley offers magic day walks as well as the expansive Cobb Reservoir in the shadow of Mt Arthur and Snowdon.
We can organize your stay and point you in the right direction of what there is to see and do. Sit back and relax for trips into middle earth and beyond.

You will think you have died and gone to heaven. Exclusive, reserved just for you.
Special conditions:
Smoking outside.
Check out at 10 am morning of departure unless prior arrangement made.
Minimum stay 1 nights.
Child $30- 50.
Extra adult $50
Pets allowed with prior approval
Wifi and internet limited to 1 GB.

Extras: Linen (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;
Guest accommodation at this farm stay offers fireplaces and DVD players. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Sofa bed


  • BBQ grill(s)


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Sofa bed


  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • DVD player
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Toaster


  • Fireplace
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Smartphone
  • Washing machine

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Check-in time starts at 6:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited

Property is also known as

Takaka Golden BAY Hobbit Lord OF THE Rings
Takaka Golden BAY Hobbit AND Lord OF THE Rings Upper Takaka

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 11 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 11 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 11 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 11 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 11 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Farm Stay with great views
Great place to stay - well appointed.

5/5 Excellent

Great farm stay
Great place to stay and great that Ivor takes one night stays

5/5 Excellent

Comfortable farm cottage.
A very well equipped, spacious farm cottage. The owners were very friendly. We enjoyed the farm animals: Bob the dog, sheep, hens. Nice environment for a family.

5/5 Excellent

Recharge in Paradise
Had fantastic time. The hosts, Ivor & Rob were really helpful and made our stay a total treat. So many things to do in the area and then relax with a beer with the deer in the afternoon. Highly recommend staying here :)

5/5 Excellent

Tidy and super well located
We had an amazing time at the farm and the kids really enjoyed checking all the animals. The house is clean and very functional in rural Golden Bay.