Kauri Cottage, Tombleson Road, Lake Rotoehu (Bachcare)

Kauri Cottage, Tombleson Road, Lake Rotoehu (Bachcare)

Welcome to Kauri Cottage on Lake Rotoehu! This beautiful holiday home is perched on the lake’s edge overlooking Otautu Bay in a hidden corner of paradise.

Staying at Kauri Cottage will be no ordinary lake trip! Located just half an hour away from Rotorua surrounded by plenty of forests and the sea not being too far away as well, this home is perfectly placed to experience the full range of activities that New Zealand has to offer. At the same time, if you are looking for a conventional lake trip, Kauri Cottage will provide all that you may need from your holiday with plenty of comforts and amenities to keep you happy.

The home itself features 2 spacious bedrooms with Queen and double bunk beds in the main house plus a sleepout with an ensuite. The rooms seamlessly flow together from the bedrooms into the kitchen and living room. On sunny days, open up the sliding outdoors and step outside to enjoy the weather, stepping down to the outdoor garden. The lake’s edge is just touching distance away! Dress up in your swimwear, hang your towel up outside and simply stroll across the lawn into the lake!

Waitangi Soda Springs is just around the corner, with a great set of lakes to explore such as Lake Rotoma, Rotoiti and Rotorua. The surrounding mountains in the Rotorua area provide plenty of things to do such as seeing waterfalls, engaging in water sports and exploring the many hot water springs that are dotted around.

Kauri Cottage is a comfortable holiday home guaranteed to find your happy place!

Bedroom Configuration

  • Bedroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Double Bunk
  • Bedroom 2 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Sleepout (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed, 1 Pull out bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Pet Friendly

Yes Inside. 
Pets can come too!

Linen available at additional charge

Available at this property for $25 per person. You’ll see the option for our linen service in the ‘Add-Ons’ section during your booking. 

Special Conditions

As the property has direct access to the lake, adults should closely supervise young children while outside to ensure they are safe around water.

Please note that there is only intermittent mobile phone reception at this property due to the remote location.

Please note that pets are allowed inside the house but must stay off the beds and furniture.

Please note that the sleepout is accessed externally.

Please note: Lake Rotoehu is not suitable for swimming during certain periods of the year. Water quality in the Rotorua Te Arawa lakes is monitored all year round. If levels of toxic algae are too high a health warning will be issued by the Rotorua Lakes Programme. The monitoring locations and latest results can be viewed at https://www.rotorualakes.co.nz/health-warnings. - please check before your trip.


  • Air conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Driveway (private)
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Fireplace (closed / pot belly)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Parking (on-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI


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