“Even better in real life"
Beautiful Waikato Accommodation
This riverside chalet is one of those places you have to experience as words and photos can't completely capture its essence.
Come and explore where nature meets great design.
This highly detailed and thoughtfully designed, yet cosy, Waikato accommodation is located in an unexplored part of New Zealand.
From the black sand beaches of the West Coast to the stunning Waitanguru Falls just up the river;
Ripples is affordable luxury in a beautiful destination.
Our generous outdoor deck features an electric heater, snuggly blankets and accent lighting to create the most memorable evenings.
Ripples has a full kitchen fully equipt to make delicious meals. There is a lidded BBQ on the deck which doubles as a gas oven.
Stunning reflections of the cabin and cliffs behind.
Adults and kids alike can spend many hours exploring the river in our complimentary kayak and sea biscuit.
Our handmade four-poster bed dressed in luxury linens.
Cycle locally or do the iconic Timber Trail which is 1hr away.
Rainbow and brown trout can be caught from the front lawn.
Nestled down beside the river, just beside the cabin, Ripple's outdoor bath is the ultimate indulgence!
Explore the stunning West Coast beaches with their black sand and stunning sunsets
A large sign will guide you into Ripples - we are very easy to find.
We have a large selection of indoor and outdoor games to keep the biggest kids entertained.
Come and feed our little lambs in Spring.
Our bespoke bunkroom can sleep and extra 3 people with a double below and single on top.
The stunning Waitanguru Falls.
Our romantic black bathroom features a double shower with sublime water pressure and a hand-painted antique vanity.
Come and fall in love with this outdoor double bath.
Swim, kayak or laze on the sea biscuit at Ripples.
Cooper our Hunteraway puppy
Ripples is all about reconnecting with loved ones.
This playground is all yours when you stay
Waitomo is a 45 minute drive away
This large window in front of the double-ended window seat is one of the many places to curl up and read a book.
Wildlife including a wide variety of birds can be viewed from the cabin and surrounds.
Ripples comes alive at night.
The atmosphere at Ripples is impossible to articulate. You will just have to experience it for yoursleve.
Platters can be ordered from the Fat Pigeon in Piopio. This is the large and small platters are also available along with yummy takeaway meals from the cabinet. Pleases allow 3 days for platters Ph 07 8778822 to order yours.
Massages in nature are available at Ripples. Please phone Leah on 0210 776 230 to make a booking.
Ripples has a lidded 2 burner BBQ which also doubles as a gas oven. I have cooked devine Creme Brulees in this that were perfect!
Views of Mt Ruapehu, Taranaki and Ngauruhoe can be seen form the farm land above Ripples.
Guests at Ripples get to enjoy these specialty homemade treats.