Little Earth Lodge

85 Abbey Caves Road, Whareora, Whangarei, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 3.2km

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Absolute paradise! Set in beautiful countryside just 6km from Whangarei. Large peaceful gardens and awesome valley views. Unique building with spacious and stylish clean rooms and cabin. Cross our lawn to the Abbey Caves and nature reserve; thousands of glow worms, a must see. Caving gear to hire for guests. Free WiFi. A spacious and well equipped guest kitchen with free tea & coffee and fresh eggs from our own chickens. BBQ. Poor Knights dives arranged. Friendly and well-travelled hosts. Come and meet Bilbo, Frodo & Gandalf our alpacas, and the ponies Tom & Jerry. Make your NZ experience even better by staying at Little Earth Lodge.

Linen and duvets are included, and towels are provied. There is secure free parking next to the lodge.
There is a well equipped guests’ kitchen with free tea and coffee, a BBQ and a cosy DVD lounge.

No check in after 8.00pm.

Reception open: 8.30am - 8.30pm.
Check-in from 2pm, checkout 10am. No check in after 8.00pm.

Little Earth Lodge is not suitable for children under 2 years of age.
Cancellation Policy: Minimum 48hours notice is required for the cancellation/amendment of a reservation.
Outside these time frames or a ‘No Show’ may result in a ‘Cancellation Fee’ charged equivalent to one night’s tariff.
Prices are per person per night.

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B&B Facilities & Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Linen Included
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Guesthouse Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Reception open: 8.30am - 8.30pm.
Check-in from 2pm, checkout 10am. No check in after 8.00pm.

Little Earth Lodge is not suitable for children under 2 years of age.
Cancellation Policy: Minimum 48hours notice is required for the cancellation/amendment of a reservation.
Outside these time frames or a ‘No Show’ may result in a ‘Cancellation Fee’ charged equivalent to one night’s tariff.

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By car:
From Whangarei airport: Follow signs for the city. Turn right into Mackesy Road and follow the signs for Abbey Caves. Continue along Abbey Caves Road you will find Little Earth Lodge at number 85 on your right hand side, just before Abbey Caves. There is a sharp right hand turn into our driveway. The driveway is long and quite steep, but there is plenty of parking space at the bottom.

From the South: From SH1 follow the signs for the airport and continue along Riverside Drive. Turn left into Memorial drive, following the Abbey caves signs (if you pass the BP gas station you’ve gone too far). At the point where the road widens out, carry straight ahead into Old Parua Bay Road. At the T junction turn left into Abbey Caves Road following the Abbey Caves sign. Continue along Abbey Caves Road you will find Little Earth Lodge at number 85 on your right hand side, just before Abbey Caves. There is a sharp right hand turn into our driveway. The driveway down to the Lodge is long and quite steep, but there is plenty of parking space at the bottom.

From the West: From SH14 follow the signs for the airport and continue along Riverside Drive. Turn left into Memorial drive, following the Abbey caves signs (if you pass the BP gas station you’ve gone too far). At the point where the road widens out, carry straight ahead into Old Parua Bay Road. At the T junction turn left into Abbey Caves Road following the Abbey Caves sign. Continue along Abbey Caves Road you will find Little Earth Lodge at number 85 on your right hand side, just before Abbey Caves. There is a sharp right hand turn into our driveway. The driveway down to the Lodge is long and quite steep, but there is plenty of parking space at the bottom.

From the North: From SH1 turn left along Kamo Road. Turn left into Nixon Street and then left again into Mill Road. Turn right into Whareora Road following the sign to the A H Reed Kauri Park. Continue along Whareora Road and then turn right into Abbey Caves Road following the sign to Abbey Caves. You will find Little Earth Lodge at number 85 on your left. The driveway down to the Lodge is long and quite steep, but there is plenty of parking space at the bottom.

By bus:
Intercity buses and Naked Bus both stop in Whangarei. There are no local buses to Little Earth Lodge, and while it is possible to walk following the directions given above for driving from the South, it is quite a long way to walk up hill carrying a heavy backpack. Taxis are available from the city centre, or phone us when you arrive and we will pick you up for a small charge.

Located Near

Little Earth Lodge is 6km from Whangarei CBD & is next to the Abbey Glow Worm Caves.
Intercity buses & Naked Bus both stop in Whangarei & pickups can be arranged at a small charge. Whangarei airport is 6kms away for Skydiving.

There are great swimming & surfing beaches within easy reach by car, including diving the Poor Knights Islands. Whangarei Falls can be reached on foot.
Little Earth Lodge makes a perfect base for visiting Northland's attractions, especially the Bay of Islands.

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