The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

Primary Phone
+64 68751900

Primary Email

Primary Website

Primary Address
446 Clifton Road
PO Box 8850, Havelock North
Te Awanga,
New Zealand
Nearest Airport
Hawkes Bay Airport (NPE), 16 Miles/25.76 Kilometers
Virtuoso Preferred Supplier Since
01 Apr 2008

Virtuoso Amenities   

    For 2018:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit, (not combinable, valid on services only, not valid on products, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Additional Company Info


+64 68751901
Reservation Fax
+64 68751900
+64 68751900

Primary Contacts


Euan Taylor
Chief Operating Officer

EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa)

Euan Taylor
Chief Operating Officer

Company Associates

Amy Tapper
Sales & Marketing
Dawn Knight
Accounting/Commission Contact
Eliza  Jonathan
Reservations Manager
Euan Taylor
Chief Operating Officer
Total 4 Results

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By: RobR

Reviewed on: 31 Jan 2017

Still a magnificent destination , nothing to fault , golf and full resort top class

About Us

Experience the very best of New Zealand - The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri Lodge - with one special family of properties.
Three unique lodges in three stunning locations, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri Lodge collectively provide guests with the very best New Zealand has to offer. 
All three properties are owned by New York financier and philanthropist Julian Robertson and family and managed by son Julian 'Jay' Robertson.There are some of the most awarded and acclaimed luxury destinations in the world.
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is one of the world’s most extraordinary luxury destinations, set on a 6,000 acre sheep and cattle farm with breathtaking views over the Pacific in the Hawke’s Bay wine region. With just 24 ultra-comfortable and spacious “cottage” suites and a four bedroom “Owner’s Cottage”, all with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, a stay at the Relais + Chateaux Cape Kidnappers istruly “farm luxe” at its best.This stunning Lodge exterior resembles a cluster of farm buildings and exudes great character, with the interior giving way to beautifully appointed and graciously scaled lounge and dining rooms, full ofnatural light and perfectly designed to capture the unparalleled views. 
Each suite has room-controlled air conditioning, high-speed wireless internet, remote control flatscreen LCD TV, DVD, CD player with iPod connection, security safe, fully stocked complimentary mini-bar, walk-in closet, spacious bathroom with heated towel rack, separate WC and shower stalls, oversized bath tub and twin vanities. A 180-degree panoramic views of the farm, golf course and Pacific Ocean are enjoyed from each suite's private balcony.Interior design is by Linda Bedell of Aspen, Colorado. 
Ideal for a family or group of friends traveling together, The Owners Cottage consists of 4 deluxe bedrooms with fireplaces, large bathrooms, walk-in closets and private balconies, large living room with stone fireplace, open kitchen and dining area, 2 small sitting rooms with fireplaces, TVs and comfortable seating, entrance foyer, powder room, stone terrace and outdoor jacuzzi.The cottage can be rented as a 2 bedroom or 4 bedroom house. 
Food and wine are highlights of any visit here. Conde Nast Traveller Magazine UK listed The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in its 2011 Gold List and named it Best for Food among an outstanding line-up of worldwide luxury hotels. The Farm offers gourmet à la carte dining in a number of unique lodgelocations as well as a wine tasting room and cellar showcasing top wines from New Zealand and beyond.
The Tom Doak designed Cape Kidnappers Golf Course has international status as a “must play” course, voted 27th in the world by Golf Magazine. Non-golfers and golfers alike can take advantage of Hawke’s Bay’s fishing, beaches, arts and crafts and fantastic wineries, while the farm property lends itself to farm tours, spectacular hikes, gourmet picnics plus kiwi discovery walks and gannet safaris. A luxury spa where you can have a facial or massage while gazing out across some stunning farm landscape to the Pacific Ocean beyond is a highlight. 
Cape Kidnappers has received numerous awards and we are proud of these achievements.
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Cape Kidnappers, discovered by Captain James Cook in 1769, features some of the most dramatic coastline in New Zealand. Worldly travelers know it as the home of The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, a 6,500-acre working sheep and cattle farm on land that ends at cliffs plunging 800 feet straight into the sea. Cottage suite accommodations open to stunning Pacific views and feature every creature comfort one could wish for. When you're not traipsing the grounds on foot, by bicycle or by four-wheel drive, tee off on the award-winning golf course, where each hole offers ocean views — promising to thrill golfers of all levels.
Hotel Tip
Don’t miss the special guests-only tour called “Kiwi Experience” — and what an experience it is. We can’t reveal the secret — just do it! –Fran Kramer Rochester, New York

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