Kauri Cliffs

Kauri Cliffs 2018-01-23T13:16:36+00:00

Experience the very best of New Zealand – The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri Lodge – with one special family of properties.

Three unique lodges in three stunning locations, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri Lodge collectively provide guests with the very best New Zealand has to offer.

All three properties are owned by New York financier and philanthropist Julian Robertson and family and managed by son Julian ‘Jay’ Robertson. There are some of the most awarded and acclaimed luxury destinations in the world.

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is located in the Bay of Islands region, and an easy drive or just a 40-minute flight from Auckland. Set on over 6,500 acres near Matauri Bay, Kauri Cliffs enjoys a commanding position with spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean and overlooking the championship golf course. The beautiful lodge is built in the grand colonial style, with a range of gorgeous and spacious living and dining rooms, many opening on to covered verandahs providing options for alfresco dining next to outdoor fireplaces and taking in the mesmerizing views.

Just 22 outlying guest suites, each with two guest suites, provide the spacious accommodation at this Relais + Chateaux hideaway, nestled on the edge of native forest and the sea. The 2-bedroom Owner’s Cottage is another step above, recently gracing the cover of American design bible, Architectural Digest (December 2008). The world-class championship golf course with many holes overlooking the Pacific Ocean is highly acclaimed, Golf Digest naming it #1 International in its World’s 50 Best Golf Hotels. (2009). Non-golfers, need not despair, Kauri Cliffs is home to a fabulous spa beautifully nestled amidst a totara forest with indoor/outdoor treatment rooms with outdoor fireplaces and was recently named in Tatler Magazine’s 101 Best Spas., Other popular activities are beautiful walks to the giant Kauri Tree, relaxing at Pink Beach, exploring the Cavalli Islands and much more.

Kauri Cliffs has received numerous awards and we are very proud of these achievements

Departure Lounge/Virtuoso Amenities for your stay (for 2018):

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit, (not combinable, valid on services only, not valid on products, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi