Welcome to John and Kay Rennie's Gully Retreat Karapiro Bed and Breakfast-Homestay down off Fergusson Gully Road in the Waikato New Zealand. Close to Cambridge, The Red Barn wedding venue, Hobbiton, The Boat Shed Kayak Glow Worm Trips, hot pools near MatamataTirau, Maungatautari MountainKaimai Ranges, Waitomo Caves, The Mighty Waikato River, Lake KarapiroPokaiwhenua and the Hora Hora Domain.

This truly represents more than The Kiwi Lifestyle Dream. Your Hosts have created it with style, charm, character and a belief in Nurturing Nature to Enhance Health and Wellbeing for All.

Come and experience their magical environment for yourself! 





Welcome to John and Kay Rennie's Gully Retreat Karapiro Bed and Breakfast rural Homestay


Guest Rooms & Rates


The Guest Room with Ensuite

Gracious restful room with inspiring views of the native bush that abounds in the gully, tastefully decorated with crafted Queen Bed by your host John, antiques, unique art, luxuriously crafted tiled ensuite with large shower, vanity and toilet.


Bush View Room Cambridge

Bush View Room

Gracious, tranquil room with magnificent native bush views, tastefully decorated with two Single Beds, unique art and a spacious, luxuriously crafted tiled guest share bathroom with large bath, shower, vanity and toilet.



The Garden View Room

Spacious room with tranquil views out into the garden and surrounding bush, tastefully decorated with an antique Double Bed, antiques, unique art and a spacious, luxuriously crafted tiled guest share bathroom with large bath, shower, vanity and toilet.



Gully Retreat Karapiro B&B is located in the very Heart of the Waikato, New Zealand... only 5 minute's drive from Lake Karapiro, 10 minutes to Maungatautari Mountain and Hora Hora Domain to board the Karapiro Cruiser, 25 minutes from Hamilton, Hamilton International Airport and Mystery Creek Events Centre, 1 3/4 hours from Auckland, 2 hours to the Coromandel , 1 1/4 hours to Taupo, 1 hour to Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves.

Lake Karapiro events near Gully Retreat Karapiro

This beautiful area is renowned for its antiques, the arts, Gaslight TheatreOlympian sports hero's, Christmas Concert in the Park, AMP Show, Classic Cars, Hobbiton, Hot Pools near Matamata, Stud Farms, Cambridge Racewayfamous race horses, wineries, our many Waikato walking tracks, dairy farming, Cambridge Farmers Market, trout fishing, Classic Cycle Challenge, Mystery Creek Fieldays, bush walks and a great choice of Golf courses.


John and Kay have toiled for many years, combined their many hands-on skills with Heart felt passion; designed and built their home, planted many trees, designed and created the garden, done everything to create this unique haven down off Fergusson Gully Road, so close to Cambridge, Lake Karapiro and Hora Hora for all their guests to experience 'The Kiwi Dream' in Style.
Come and see for yourself.  [Click here to enquire now]

John Rennie at Gully Retreat Karapiro Accommodation

Kay Rennie from Gully Retreat Karapiro Accommodation

 New Zealand Kiwi Bird



John & Kay Rennie's Cav's at Gully Retreat Karapiro B&B
Zac, Merlot, Ruby & Molly
Some Guest pets are allowed, please enquire when making your booking

John & Kays Cav's


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Phone: +64 7 827 5646 Cambridge New Zealand