THE ROUND TENT – Boutique Glamping

  • From: $240 NZD per night
  • Mongolian Tent
  • Kitchen and bathroom facilities connected to main tent
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • Outdoor stone bath
  • Fire Pit
  • Heat Pump & Air Conditioning
  • Private and tranquil
  • Wireless broadband
  • SKY TV & Bluetooth stereo

The round tent is a boutique camping experience in a Mongolian yurt. The luxury campsite is a super comfortable environment that has been designed to promote relaxation and romance in a unique setting. All the stylish comforts make it a truly novel holiday. More…

Nikau Sanctuary

  • From: $180-$200 NZD per night
  • Sleeps 2
  • Luxury yurt accommodation
  • Onsite massage therapist
  • Romantic outdoor spa bath
  • Breakfast included

Spend a night “living in the round” in Raglan’s first luxury yurt. Unique, self-contained accommodation set in a secluded nikau grove.
The perfect place to relax and unwind. More…

Solscape Eco Retreat Te Ao Whanga Camp & Tipi Retreat

  • Per Night: $15 – $50
  • Sleeps tent sites, van sites & tipis
  • Smoking outside only
  • Free town pickup & drop off
  • Surf lessons

Solscape Eco Retreat has 2 camping areas: our ‘off the grid’ Tipi Retreat and the new Te Ao Whanga Camp. For a camping experience like no other try the Tipi Retreat. 6 Tipis and 5 tent sites (suitable for 1-2 person tents) in a beautiful bush clearing. Eco conscious facilities include non-toxic building materials, earthen floors, solar powered lighting, solar heated indoor-outdoor showers, composting toilets and gravity fed fresh mountain stream water. Enjoy your meals in a covered dining area sheltered amongst the Punga ferns and Manuka. Our Tipi Retreat is a 5 minute walk with no vehicle access. More…

Raglan Kopua Holiday Park

  • From: $18 to $135 NZD per night
  • Tent sites
  • Powered sites
  • Kitchen cabins
  • Cottages
  • Tourist flats
  • Park Motels
  • Kids ok
  • Smoking outside only
  • No pets

The Raglan Kopua Holiday Park is set in a beautiful peninsula location bordered by the Raglan harbour on one side and the tidal estuary on the other. It is adjacent to Raglan Township with 7-day shopping. It is known for its friendly and family atmosphere.
Pricing ranging from $18 to $135 NZD per night. PLEASE NOTE WE RUN A PEAK AND OFF PEAK TARRIFF SYSTEM. The quoted prices are based on our Off peak rates. More…

Karioi Lodge, Backpackers Accommodation and Campervan Sites

  • Shared rooms from $31 NZD per night
  • Sleeps: Up to 60
  • Kids ok
  • Smokers outside only
  • Pets*
  • Sauna
  • SKY TV
  • Linen provided
  • Ocean & mountain views
  • Free pickups/dropoffs


If you’re searching for mind blowing Raglan accommodation at a budget price then you’re in luck. This Eco Surf retreat is on the West Coast of New Zealand in the mighty Waikato region. Around 50 minutes drive from Hamilton city & just 8kms from Raglan township (free pick ups & drop offs for guests) you will find us located in Whale Bay, on a 110 acre native reserve. Karioi Lodge caters to travellers, backpackers, families & large groups seeking off-beat NZ accommodation. We also provide a magical Raglan venue for weddings, corporates & other special occasions & offer self-contained coastal accommodation in Whale Bay with Sleeping Lady Lodgings.

Accommodation for backpacker travelers, this lodge is also available for group bookings. The lodge sleeps 60, and is set in a 110-acre coastal reserve in Whale Bay. Enjoy the large decks with fantastic native bush and sea views. Try a surf lesson, walk the mountain trails, laze in a hammock or soak in the Scandinavian Sauna at night.

About this property

The Karioi Lodge is not your usual backpackers. We also offer a wide range of accommodation and activities through the 110 acre Outdoor Centre, including surfing lessons with the Raglan Surfing School, self-contained seaside accommodation with Sleeping Lady Lodgings and the renowned women’s only surf retreat ” Surf Dames”. Our combined facilities provide a unique venue for the independent traveller, families, special occasions, schools/groups and corporates. More…

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