"You have to go and experience Ripples Retreat - words don't do it justice"

Welcome to Ripples

Nestled in the crook of the tranquil Mangaotaki Stream, Ripples Retreat is surrounding by beautiful rolling hills and framed by rugged limestone cliffs. It is Waikato accommodation at its finest.

 Our guests love the peace, tranquility and attention to detail and it truly is an intimate sanctuary in every sense.

Any time of year, it is a place to relax, escape the everyday and explore -and it's exclusively yours! Ripples has been designed as your ultimate retreat where you choose to do as much or as little as you want. 

There is a reason why Peter Jackson filmed the Hobbit here, it is truly serene.

We are here

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Located in South Waitomo Waikato, under 3 hours from Auckland,   We have designed Ripples to be our ultimate retreat. Barefoot luxury accommodation to be used and enjoyed. Ripples Retreat is a central base for adventure seekers and those that want to just chill in beautiful, quiet surroundings.

With contactless entry, a very kind Covid_19 cancellation policy and no other cabins, it is the perfect place to heal, recharge and reconnect with loved ones.

Ripples from the water
Ripples from the water

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Ripples Retreat chalet

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Our Family
Our Family

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Ripples from the water
Ripples from the water

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"Unreal place. Hands down the best retreat across NZ. You have to go to experience as words won't do justice. We thoroughly enjoyed every moment spent there. Thanks for having us Trudy."

— D, AirBnB