The Falls Retreat,
Karangahake Gorge

The Falls Retreat, Karangahake Gorge

Escape your busy life - eat, drink and stay a while.

The Falls Retreat is the perfect place to enjoy great food and warm hospitality in a beautiful setting. Whether you are part of a large group or looking for a romantic experience, we welcome you to our stunning property located in the beautiful Karangahake Gorge in New Zealand's North Island.

Bistro and Accommodation

Enjoy our rustic Bistro serving delicious wood fired food from 11am onwards for lunch and dinner.

Our delightful indoor/outdoor seating and extensive grounds makes it an ideal venue for group bookings, functions and weddings. A great children’s playground and plenty of space to explore makes it an ideal place for families with kids to stay or eat.

Our Charming Rose Cottage is available for nightly bookings.

Dog owners: Dogs are welcome with advance notice.

The Karangahake Gorge - our backyard

Falls retreat is located along the Hauraki Rail Trail Cycleway (between Waihi and Paeroa and opposite Owharoa Falls) in the North Island’s stunning Karangahake Gorge. We have a great Mid-Week Rail Trail deal.