Hidden Doorways Travel – New Zealand



Bask in the breathtaking views from your luxurious suite or cottage, indulge in a massage, body treatment or personalised yoga class
in the spa complex, or chill out at one of our three private beaches. Ancient kauri forests, spectacular sand dunes and the magnificent Bay of Islands are all within easy reach.

Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland, the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean.Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panoramathat can be viewed from the verandas, living room, card room and the guest cottages.

GOLf The Par 72 championship golf course measures 7,119 yards or 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 that plunge to the sea. The golf complex includes a world-class practice range, putting and chipping greens, well-stocked golf shop, and ladies’ and men’s locker room.

ON-SITE ACTIVITIEs Hiking, golf, tennis, mountain biking, farm tour, full-service luxury spa, fitness centre, three secluded private beaches.

AREA ACTIVITIES Tours feature visits to: Ninety Mile Beach, Tane Mahuta (NZ’s largest kauri tree), Doubtless Bay, Puketi Kauri Forest, Rainbow Falls, Historic Russell, Waitangi Treaty House.




On the exterior, the Lodge resembles a cluster of farm buildings. Local materials are incorporated into graciously scaled rooms full
of natural light and unexpected treasures. Comfort and ease are at
a premium, with each room taking on a character of its own while harkening back to the rural feeling of the New Zealand sheep station and wine country. Spacious cottages, each with breathtaking views, open to large porches overlooking a stunning Pacific panorama.

GOLF The par 71 championship golf course measures 7,119 yards or 6,510 meters and will challenge every skill level. Designed by Tom Doak, currently the hottest architect in golf, the course has been voted Number 22 Best Golf Course in the world by Golf Digest, the world’s leading authority on the subject.

ACCOMMODATION Each cottage suite has room
controlled air conditioning, high-speed wireless internet, remote control flat screen LCD TV, DVD player, CD player with iPod connection, security safe, fully stocked mini bar, walk-in closet, spacious bathroom with heated towel rack, separate WC and shower stalls, oversized bath tub, and twin vanities. 180 degree panoramic views of the farm, golf course and Pacific Ocean are enjoyed from each suite’s private balcony. Interior design is by Linda Bedell of Aspen, Colorado.

ON-SITE ACTIVITIES Golf, hiking, kiwi walks, gannet safari, farm tour, full-service luxury spa, fitness centre, outdoor heated pool, jacuzzi/spa, pool cabana.

AREA ACTIVITIES Wine tours, fly fishing, Art Deco tour, horseback riding, river kayaking.




As befits the sheer magnificence of this landscape, the lodge experience that awaits you here is exceptional. Our guests will enjoy world-class dining experiences, luxurious accommodation, exemplary service and every modern amenity one could wish for. Divine cuisine from award-winning chefs and an exceptional wine selection set a world-class table at Matakauri Lodge, all served before a stunning panorama of alpine lake and rugged mountain peaks.

The main lodge presents stylish and spacious lounge, dining and living areas to relax in, all with enchanting views of Lake Wakatipu.
A luxury spa facility, infinity swimming pool and sauna with a modern fitness centre are also on-site for our guests to enjoy.

ACCOMMODATION Relax on your own private balcony, watching the colours of Lake Wakatipu and the spectacular mountain ranges change, as day turns to dusk. Along with stunning panoramic views, the suites boast a generous bedroom with sitting area and fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and spacious bathroom with twin vanities and oversized bath tub. Styled by acclaimed interior designer Virginia Fisher, all rooms feature high-speed wireless internet, fully-stocked mini-bar, room-controlled air conditioning, flat screen LCD TV, DVD player, CD player with iPod connection and security safe.

ON-SITE ACTIVITIES Luxurious spa facility, fitness centre, outdoor infinity swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, walking trails.

AREA ACTIVITIES Golf, horseback riding, mountain biking, fly fishing, hiking, skiing, water sports, adrenalin sports, wine tours, scenic flights.


Click on the link below for more information on these amazing properties.  Contact Wheels Up Adventures via our contact page at wheelsupadventures.com or via email at marnie@wheelsupadventures.com.