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Ripples Retreat

Ripples Retreat is a secluded luxury riverside chalet in rural Waitomo – Waikato. Custom-designed down to the smallest detail. Ideal for a couple or family to spend quality time together, a perfect home base to do as much or as little as you want.

Nestled in the crook of the tranquil Mangaotaki Stream, Ripples is surrounding by beautiful rolling hills and framed by rugged limestone cliffs.  Our guests' love the peace and tranquility and it truly is an intimate sanctuary in every sense. Come Summer or Winter, it is a place to relax, escape the everyday and explore- and its exclusively yours.

Under 3 hours from Auckland, we have designed Ripples to be our ultimate Zen like retreat. Barefoot luxury to be used and enjoyed. Lots of texture, details, film history, handmade and homemade items and original artworks. It is designed to be lived in and touched and to envelop you. We are the perfect getaway, ideal for a couple or family to spend quality time together to recharge and reconnect.

Facilities and Services


  • BBQ Facility
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Luggage Storage
  • Swimming Pool

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$345-$395 (Adult)
Low Season
$299-$395 (Adult)


Business Hours
Open all hours. We try our best to get back to you with a few hours of communication.
Months of Operation
All Year


Proximity To Airport
Ripples Retreat is 1.5 hours from Hamilton Airport and under 3 hours from Auckland International Airport.
Proximity To Coach Terminal
The nearest coach terminal is 15 minutes away in Piopio.
Proximity To Town
Ripples Retreat is 15 minutes from Piopio our small local village.


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