Playing in our backyard

The Log Cabin is surrounded by many interesting and exciting activities and adventures to explore during your stay. There are a number of stunning walking tracks on our doorstep and we are only a few minutes drive from a great starting point to cycle the Hauraki Rail Trail. A short drive takes you to one of our favourite award winning Restaurants, The Falls Retreat Bistro, and yoga, pottery making lessons, massage therapies and train rides are all within easy reach. Waihi Golf Club, a wonderful par 72, golf course situated amongst beautiful lush green surroundings, is just a 12 minute drive away.

Things to do locally

Waihi Rail

Travel back in time and enjoy a ride on a heritage train with Goldfields Railway. Journey between Waihi and Waikino at the eastern end of the spectacular Karangahake Gorge.

Distance from The Log Cabin

15 minutes

Falls Retreat Bistro

Food created from the heart. Taste the difference.The Bistro is a place where you experience quality food in a charming bistro style setting. Award wining chef Brad King and his team create flavours and textures that you will remember for a long time.

Distance from The Log Cabin

5 minute drive

Mauri Ora Native Spa Therapies

Mirimiri/Romiromi Massage, Kawakawa Foot Spa Pedicure, Rongoā Medicine Herbal potions, Brow specialist and Makeup Artist

Distance from The Log Cabin

15 minutes

Kaimai Mamaku Walking Tracks

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park has a wide range of vegetation and and bird and animal life.Vegetation in the park ranges from dense low altitude forest to windblown scrub and grassland. A bird lover's paradise with great hiking trails, walking trails and forest trails in the Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park.

Distance from The Log Cabin

At our boundary

Bulls Wool Farm

The farm has a diverse and interesting array of rare breed farm animals, working farm museums and an award-winning Native Bird Reserve. There is so much to see, do, explore and learn about! The Farm offers an authentic taste of Kiwi farm life, and is one of New Zealand's most beloved and iconic rural experiences.

Distance from The Log Cabin

15 minutes

The Nest

A unique space, amongst nature, in the heart of Waihi Beach, for adults and kids to practice yoga. Also offering school holiday programmes, a nature school and workshops, there is lots to experience in this tranquil setting.

Distance from The Log Cabin

20 minutes

Hauraki Rail Trail

The Hauraki Rail Trail is a great cycle for all ages. With its gentle terrain and loads of places to eat, it’s one of the easiest and most satisfying trails in the North Island.

Distance from The Log Cabin

5 minute drive

Laughing Pottery

Visit Andrew Killick's showroom in Waihi to see his amazing pottery or if you fancy getting your hands a little dirty, then take a lesson and have some fun.

Distance from The Log Cabin

15 minutes

Waitawheta River

Follow an old tramline (1898 - 1928) on a relatively flat track through the spectacular Waitawheta Gorge - with interpretation panels as well, it's a great option for kids.

Distance from The Log Cabin

2 minute walk

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Everything you need to know about visiting The Log Cabin

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Just a few of our guest comments

We eloped to this special place. We were married on the deck by Seugnet. Couldn't have been more perfect for our special day.

Miriam and Rob

May 2020