• Kauri Cliffs is one of New Zealand’s most exclusive luxury lodges. Set on 6,000 acres near the Bay of Islands in Northland, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180 degree views of the Championship Golf Course and Pacific Ocean.
  • Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which can be viewed from the verandas, lounge and dining room.
  • The property has the feel of a private country club, set amidst rolling hills with spectacular coastal views.
  • Gourmet cuisine is central to the Kauri Cliffs experience.
  • Situated on a world-class course, Kauri Cliffs offers the ultimate New Zealand getaway for the keen golfer.
  • The Owners Cottage is ideal for families travelling together, set apart from the property with a private pool and large patio.
  • Amenities include two Astroturf tennis courts, heated outdoor infinity swimming pool with Jacuzzi, indoor heated lap pool, spa with four treatment rooms, sauna, jacuzzi and a fully equipped fitness centre.
  • Kauri Cliffs has three secluded private swimming beaches.
  • Kauri Cliffs is a sister property to Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.


Helicopter Bay of Islands Discovery Tour

Discover the rich and diverse beauty of the Bay of Islands from the perspective only possible by air. This tour takes you over the scenery and historical sites in the Bay of Islands region. Discover the crystal clear turquoise waters of this unique aquatic. Fly out to the world famous “Hole in the Rock”, take a bird’s eye view of Russell, Paihia & Waitangi townships before tracking the coastline back to Kauri Cliffs


Kauri Cliffs was designed and built by David Harman of Golf Course Consultants, Orlando, Florida. The par 72 championship golf course measures 7,119 yards / 6,510 metres and offers five sets of tees to challenge every skill level. Fifteen holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs which plunge to the sea.


We invite you to relax, rejuvenate and revive your spirit in a tranquil space where nature prevails.Our Spa is nestled at the edge of a Totara forest, overlooking a verdant fern glen and winding stream. Each treatment room, including our couple’s room, has floor to ceiling views and opens onto a private outdoor patio with forest surroundings and native birdsong.

Farm Tour

Be treated to a special tour of our working farm with the farm manager as your guide. He will take you around our stunning 6000 acres of farmland and share his extensive knowledge on the different farm animals that are farmed here.

Pink Beach BBQ

Combine one of the most beautiful beaches in the world with fresh grilled seafood or lamb, as well as local produce partnered and fine New Zealand cheese and wines. Your barbeque will include your own Kauri Cliffs chef as well as transport to and from the beach. For those who opt to walk, the trek is 35 minutes via the golf course and trail near the 7th tee. Walking shoes or sneakers are advised. 24 hours notice is required.

Quad Biking

Visit even the most remote parts of this stunning coastal property when you chase the thrill with a Quad Bike Experience. Your scenic journey across this 6,000-acre farm will begin with a ride through the Pine forest and livestock-filled paddocks before stopping at the waterfall for a short break.

Kauri Cliffs for families

Every day, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs welcomes families of all sizes and ages. Jet-setting families have chosen Kauri Cliffs for the generations with our educational, interactive and destination inspired activities a firm favourite. Once on property, families delight in the convenience of having attentive, family-friendly staff to curate their stay from experiences, day trips and dining to all the little details in between.

Chat with one of our expert travel designers today to begin planning your perfect vacation

Call: +852 9465 4577


the lodge at kauri cliffs

Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs offers spectacular 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, and overlooks a championship golf course. The beautiful panoramic view encompasses Cape Brett, and the Cavalli Islands. This splendid plantation lodge has a spacious living room, two private day rooms and a beautiful dining room with outdoor decks overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The magnificent spa facility is located in a native Totara forest, while the cottages are nestled on the edge of the forest and have been designed to offer the same stunning vista as the veranda of the main lodge.

Kauri Cliffs has 11 private cottages, each with two separate guest suites plus the 2-3 bedroom Owner’s Cottage with private pool, hot tub and cooking facilities for a chef (if required) – perfect for a family. Every Standard and larger Deluxe Suite is comfortably furnished in a simple and elegant style and each has its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace and all are located in the forest overlooking the golf course and Pacific Ocean. All suites have DVD/CD facilities. All suites feature: open gas fireplace, mini bar, super king bed, rattan armchairs, writing desk and ottomans.

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Deluxe Room

The beautifully-designed, open plan Deluxe Suites are the ultimate in relaxation and comfort. Larger in size and elevated for magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean, the Deluxe Suites include a luxurious seating area beside an open fireplace, armoire with flat screen TV and sound system, and large private balcony overlooking the golf course and offshore Cavalli Islands.Set a short distance away from the lodge and close to the spa, tennis courts and swimming pools, the Deluxe Suites can accommodate an additional single bed.750 sq.ft. or 69.7 sq.m.

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Deluxe Family Suite

The family suites offer the same Deluxe Suite layout for the Master Bedroom with a second adjoining bedroom that is perfect for children or a nanny. With a spacious master bedroom, beautifully-appointed sitting area with fireplace that opens out to a large private balcony, the Deluxe Family Suite offers both space and privacy for travelling families.

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Nestled into the hillside overlooking luscious farmland, the golf course and ocean, Kauri Cliffs’ six Suites are thoughtfully-designed rooms with open fire places, east-facing balconies, king-sized beds and elegant bathrooms with twin vanities.Located down a meandering path away from the lodge and with attention to detail that is second to none, you’ll feel immediately at home in these classic and refined rooms. 601 sq. ft. or 55.9 sq. m

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Owner's Cottage

Expertly-designed for complete comfort and relaxation, the Owner’s Cottage is your personal escape, offering space, privacy and stunning views of the vast Pacific Ocean.The exquisitely-appointed main lounge is sumptuous and welcoming, and opens eastward to an infinity pool, jacuzzi and sun-drenched patio, and westward to a luscious, sheltered tropical courtyard.

Kauri Cliffs’ Northland location provides a bounty of the freshest ingredients for delectable cuisine.Fun to eat, well balanced and above all, easy to understand, Frith draws inspiration from a wide base of international cuisines as he prepares the daily menus at Kauri Cliffs.With an emphasis on local produce and providers, Frith and his brigade of chefs maintain relatively low food miles with fish often caught and cooked on the same day.

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The Cuisine

The focus is on finding the best available product and creating dishes for guests using punchy flavour combinations, yet put together in a simple way so as to highlight the ingredients own natural beauty with the greatest of visual impact.”Guests can choose from a variety of dining spaces, including the Main Dining Room, Tiger Room, Green Room and Verandas, with private dining arranged upon request.

Guests can enjoy Kauri Cliff’s beautiful property and also experience a variety of nearby activities including world famous game fishing, scuba diving, quad biking, scenic helicopter tours, snorkelling, sailing, sea kayaking, and hunting for boar. Guided tours feature visits to the Ninety Mile Beach, Tane Mahuta, Doubtless Bay, the Puketi Kauri Forest, Rainbow Falls, historic Russell and the Waitangi Treaty House. The main lodge has views over the golf course and meals can be enjoyed in the dining room or on one of the verandas. There is also a card room and comfy living room. The luxury spa is nestled at the edge of a forest and guests can enjoy treatments al fresco or by the fireside as well as the indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym. There is a PGA championship Golf Course, outdoor pool, two astroturf tennis courts and three private and secluded beaches, great for swimming, picnics and beach barbecues.

kauri cliffs spa relaxing area


Our Spa is nestled at the edge of a Totara forest, overlooking a verdant fern glen and winding stream.Each treatment room, including our couple’s room, has floor to ceiling views and opens onto a private outdoor patio with forest surroundings and native birdsong. We offer a variety of services, including different styles of massage, luxurious facials, hydrotherapy, invigorating body treatments and elegant
nail polish and designs.

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The spa has four treatment rooms, locker rooms with showers, a sauna, Jacuzzi spa pool, indoor heated lap pool and fitness centre, with a range of exercise equipment and free weights.

kauri cliffs golf


Kauri Cliffs recently underwent a renovation from world renowned golf course architect Rees Jones. The 5th hole received a complete redesign and was transformed from a long, uphill, forced carry par-3 to a short “drop shot” par-3. Other notable changes were the addition of tees on the 2nd and 9th holes and a bunker renovation on the 4th hole.

Area & Location

Area, Country
North Island, New Zealand
Nearest Airport
Auckland Airport, Auckland
Local Currency
New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Time Change
GMT +12
Best time to go
November through April.

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