RAINFOREST NATURE TOUR (1.5 hours)
HEARTY CONTINENTAL/COOKED BREAKFAST
MINIMUM TWO NIGHTS - TARIFF BELOW
AS THIS IS A PROTECTED CONSERVATION AREA, ALL ACCESS NEEDS TO BE PREARRANGED BY APPOINTMENT. BOOKINGS ARE ONLY TAKEN BY EMAIL OR PHONE.
Secluded and limited to a small number of Guests
The gardens are not open for casual visitors and the Glow Worm Tours are exclusive to staying guests.
Email is the most efficient means of contact as we are out and about in the Sanctuary.
Phone: 07 5443 481 within N.Z. OR
Phone: 0064 7 5443 481 international
Arrival for Guests from 3 pm
Check-out 11 am
If you desire an instant confirmation, and don't wish to email, click on the link here:
Please note, that the tariff on booking.com could be slightly different to the tariff below, and unavailability on Booking.com may not mean we are fully booked.
Consider using our location as a base to day trip the Bay of Plenty region - many do.
we have Gift Vouchers, available.
Arrival from 4pm - Departure 11am
Able to make up additional beds in room for small children - older children would need a separate whare. Children would need to be supervised. Babysitting service often available (no charge) - please arrange with us in advance.
Guests say: "Very accommodating hosts, thanks. The walk through the forest was great and Tim was fantastic with the children. Great fun, thanks."
As this is a Conservation area, Smoking is Prohibited.
Pets are not permitted to accompany guests into the Sanctuary.
We welcome your questions as we are not open for pre-visits or non-guest day tours. This is because we are a protected conservation sanctuary and vehicle access is kept to a minimum.
We occasionally have public Open Days.
(2 Queen Double with ensuite -
1 Twin with ensuite)
Two Night Minimum for Bush Whare
(Consists of 1 Double, plus 4 single (not available for all adult family groups)
- See Family Room Page
All with chocolates on bed and fresh flowers!
Re Children - see below
Exclusive Guest Dining Lounge very close to accommodation with nature books, board games, a microwave, fridge, cutlery and crockery for your use. A BBQ is also available.
Full Continental and Cooked Breakfast (included in tariff)
Tea/Coffee with baking on arrival (if before 4 pm) following your welcome.
We use Organic and Free Trade as much as possible.
Provide Gluten Free Breakfasts when requested.
Clay Tennis Court
If required, we can arrange transfers.
(in New Zealand Dollars)
The price is a package that includes (at the Sanctuary):
1 hour Evening Glow Worm Tour
1.5 hour Rainforest Nature Tour after breakfast, including feeding animals
Hearty Continental and Cooked Breakfasts (table service)
Double/Twin: (2 persons) $207 per night - minimum 2 nights
Single: $187 per night - minimum 2 nights
Able to make up a porta bed for a small child for the Double Bush Whare. Please enquire. No charge for children under 5 yrs
5 - 12 yrs $18 extra per child per night.
12 yrs + $30 extra per night (Kereru only)
FAMILY ROOM off Guest Lounge: $240 per night - minimum 2 nights. Sleeps up to 5 persons. Double bed with single above, plus Single Bunk (for 2 singles).
Reserved for families with children under 12 years, and maximum 2 adults.
(tariff based on 5 persons)
Please see below * re children and safety.
All rooms include Coffee/Tea making facilities, biscuits and chocolates.
Your booking is confirmed with a deposit of $50 per night (Bush Whare) or $70 per night (Family Room) We don't offer holding your credit card details in lieu of a processed deposit.
There are no imminent dangers, but please be aware that there are natural environment, operational and water hazards etc. Please ask for more specific information. Reasonable effort is made to ensure your visit to Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary is a safe experience, but your common sense is required. It is a condition of your admission to Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary, that you assume all responsibility for your own safety, the safety of those in your care, and for your possessions.
Dependent on circumstances, there is a Cancellation Fee and dependent on period of time before your date of stay with full tariff due if cancelled within 7 days of stay. If the duration of stay is reduced after arrival, 100% may be payable for those days no longer needed.
Because of our intimate size, cancellations affect significantly. In some circumstances, where customer is unable to avoid cancellation, we will transfer the deposit paid/owing to an alternative date, providing it is within 3 months of original booking and any outstanding deposit monies are paid.
Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary reserves the right to cancel Tours due to extreme weather, though this has not occurred since 2006. The Tours are a bonus part of the accommodation package whereby the tariff is unchanged whether the Tours are taken up or not or in the very unlikely event cancelled. Force Majeure applies to all bookings.