Birdsing Cottage

12 Mapara North Rd/RD3 , Te Kuiti, 3983 New Zealand (Show map)


"Birdsong Cottage" is situated within a beautiful award winning garden with stunning views from the front verandah, and amazing rural views from the rare windows. There are many walks to many very interesting scenery spots, and farm walks, and of course garden walks to which you are very welcome to do at your own leisure. We are also reasonably close to the Wiatomo Caves, and the Kokako bird sanctury and two very nice water-falls. We also have a museum for you to view, also. It is a very attractive, comfortable self contained (catering) Cottage with free-view TV, iron, hair-dryer, small library of books, and other amenities that one requires when on holiday, queensize bed, plus couch for comfort, continental breakfast is inclusive within the price which consists of cereal, fruit, toast with selection of spreads. Incidentally, we also have lots of lovely friendly animals around the place, such as two farm dogs, two pet dogs, a donkey and a draught horse, plus a pet lamb. We are very much looking forward to your visit, Kindest regards, Trisha and Stu Donaldson.

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Innkeepers: Trisha & Stu Donaldson


Location Type

Golf Course, Wiatomo Caves, Horse Treks, Cafes, Restaurant, Countryside, Mountains, Ranch, Small town


Hamilton, New Zealand (HLZ) - Hamilton 45 miles

Directions to property:

Arriving from north you travel to Te Kuiti, on SH3 turn left onto SH4, travel south for 10 mins. we are on second road left called; 12 Mapara North Rd, then travel 100 metres and turn right through our gate-way. Arriving from the south you travel north along SH4 until you arrive at 12 Mapara North Rd. turn right into our gate into our gate-way, thank you.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, Nature area, Ocean, Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, Abseilling, Blackwater Rafting, Amazing Caves to Explore, Mapara Kokako Bird Sanctuary, 90 ft. Omaru Water-fall, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Cottage

On-site amenities

Computer, Internet Service, Piano, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Amazing views, Peace and Quiet, Tranquility, Award Winning Garden, Bed-Settee, Divisional Screen

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Board games, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Walking, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 11.o'clock
  • Check Out:: 10.o'clock
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: 10%
  • Cancellations: Provided we are notified within a given time.
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Trisha & Stu Donaldson

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs , Donkey Clydesdale Horse & Foal

About the innkeepers

Antique Musical Instruments, English Porcelain, Cane Fishing Rods, Silver, Crystal Collections. Farming, Animals, Walking, Cycling, Fishing, Gardening, Sight-Seeing, Bird Watching, Horses.

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Plus Cooked Breakfast

  • Cost: 10.00 each
  • Time Served: 7.00 - 9.00 o'clock
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian special meals

Signature Dish

Country Roast
Or vegeterian, or any other special meal requested by guests.

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