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Glamping fun on the Whanganui River!

SuperhostMatahiwi, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Tent hosted by Jane
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed0 bathrooms
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**24- 27th Dec 2020, 31 Dec-1 Jan & 2- 4th April 2021- 2 night min booking please***
NO CLEANING FEES.
Accessed only by an aerial cable car across the river, this is the ultimate ‘glamping’ experience – All the joys of camping with the comfort of a real bed and plenty of space!
Fully equipped with double bed and bedding, towels, a sofa, chairs and table, crockery and cutlery, glampers share the kitchen and shower facilities of the campsite yet have their own space to relax on the raised deck.

The space
Bellbird Corner is part of the 'Flying Fox' property and is nestled in The Whanganui National Park on the banks of the river. Access is only by our private cable car across the river from our car park (no extra cost). This location offers the ability to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and experience an eco-friendly retreat with an emphasis on organics and sustainability. This quirky bell tent is set in a quiet corner of our campsite surrounded by native bush and organic orchards.
During the day you can swim in the river, follow a number of walking tracks or just relax!
By night you can sit on the deck and gaze at the night stars or watch the deer browsing under the avocados.

Guest access
The bell tent is for your sole use. The shared campsite facilities include a kitchen shelter with gas cooking and running water along with a covered seating area.
A hot shower is located in the bush along with a wood fired bush bath. Two clean composting toilets are located nearby.

Other things to note
*Access is only by cable car across the river so we cannot accept late check ins
*There is no cell phone reception but free wi-fi is available.
*We are an hour's drive from the nearest supermarket but have a small shop on site for the basics plus a range of treats such as beer, wine and home made goodies.
**24- 27th Dec 2020, 31 Dec-1 Jan & 2- 4th April 2021- 2 night min booking please***
NO CLEANING FEES.
Accessed only by an aerial cable car across the river, this is the ultimate ‘glamping’ experience – All the joys of camping with the comfort of a real bed and plenty of space!
Fully equipped with double bed and bedding, towels, a sofa, chairs and table, crockery and cutlery, glampers share the kitch…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Wifi
Dryer
Washing machine
Free parking on premises
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Essentials
Kitchen
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Matahiwi, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

The Whanganui River Valley has a temperate micro-climate and is surrounded by the Whanganui National Park. The scenic river rd has a number of interesting historic sites which can be explored by mountain bike or car.
This is an ideal base to explore the river and local tour operators offer a variety of jet boat and canoeing options.
The Whanganui River Valley has a temperate micro-climate and is surrounded by the Whanganui National Park. The scenic river rd has a number of interesting historic sites which can be explored by mountain bike…

Hosted by Jane

Joined in August 2016
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Hi I'm your host Jane. Along with my husband Kelly we run an accommodation business based in the Whanganui River Valley, called The Flying Fox. We also have the Alpine Fox Chalet in Ohakune for guests to enjoy exploring the central plateau of NZ.
Hi I'm your host Jane. Along with my husband Kelly we run an accommodation business based in the Whanganui River Valley, called The Flying Fox. We also have the Alpine Fox Chalet i…
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Owners live on site and are available to assist with queries or to help with tourist information as required.
Jane is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
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Things to know

House rules
Check out: 11:00
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm

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