Good things come in small packages so we have pulled together some for you to choose from. 


Romantic Getaway

There's nothing quite like a getaway in a secluded cottage, surrounded by native bush and birdlife.  Situated in the Karangahake Gorge, nature is literally on your doorstep.  Relax and stay indoors, walk down to the beautiful Owharoa Falls, or take a walk or ride along the riverbank trails - the choice is yours.

  • Two night's accommodation in Waterfall Cottage with full cooked breakfast.
  • Welcome hamper on arrival - enjoy a romantic picnic in our pagoda overlooking Owharoa Falls.
  • Candlelit dinner for two in our Bistro on night of your choice (to the value of $100).

The cost is $500 per couple.

SPECIAL OFFER: Stay a 3rd night for just an extra $100 (breakfast not included).


Hauraki Rail Trail

Karangahake Gorge is the jewel in the crown of the Hauraki Rail Trail and it's worth staying an extra night to explore everything this area has to offer.

Everything from wine tasting, trout fishing, stunning scenery and amazing tramping is all on your doorstep here at The Falls Retreat. The Windows Walk through old mining tunnels and past gold mine relics is a not to be missed, relatively easy 45 minute walk.

Or why not just rest your weary legs and enjoy our fantastic food and hospitality before embarking on the next leg of your trail.

The costs are: 

Standard breakfast (continental self serve) $150 per night

Cooked breakfast available on request (served in the comfort of your cottage) $180 per night


With our rail trail deal....

Stay with us for 2 nights and get your 3rd night for just $100NZD.
(based on 2 adults sharing, breakfast not included on 3rd night)

Please note: Not applicable during NZ school holidays or public holidays.


Girls Getaway

Want something different for a girlfriend's birthday? or maybe a Hen's weekend?

  • One night’s self-contained, shared accommodation including a delicious homemade continental breakfast.
  • Welcome hamper including cheese and nibbles, bottle of wine (choose red or white) and sweet treats.

$280 for 4 adults ($70 per person).
(Maximum capacity is 6, extra adults charged at $25 per person per night)

SPECIAL OFFER: Add an extra night for just $150.
(Up to 4 people, extra costs apply with additional guests)


(Note: Extra costs apply)

  • Dinner in our Bistro ... and you don’t have to worry about driving!
  • Takeaway pizzas delivered to your cottage while you enjoy DVDs.
  • Massages and pamper packages can be arranged in the comfort of your cottage.
  • Hire a bike and explore the Hauraki Rail Trail! Let us know if you would like us to organize this for you.