Only one hour 20 minutes drive from central Auckland, Fig Tree Cottage is located at the very end of the South Head Road. You will need your own transport. There is NO public transport to our farm. Please make sure you have a full tank of petrol/diesel. We are a large working farm, farming beef, sheep, deer and crops. We have no immediate neighbours.
The South Head Golf Course is only a 20 minute drive away.
There are Auckland Council Parks in close proximity for walking.
Lake Rototoa is a 15 minute drive away.
The Parakai Thermal Hotsprings are a 45 minute drive away.
Our nearest town is Helensville and is a 45 minute drive away.
Once you have arrived at Fig Tree Cottage, you will find many amazing walks with expansive views of the Kaipara Harbour and our private beach access brings you to the very northern tip of the South Head Peninsular. We have an ashphalt tennis court ,so bring your rackets. This is a great opportunity to observe from the cliff, Papakanui Spit, home to a variety of birdlife including the Godwit, NZ Dotterel, Oyster catchers and the endangered NZ Fairy Tern.
Once you are here you won't want to leave!!
- This is a working farm and all health and safety rules must be adhered to. A list of these will be in the cottage and you can ask us any questions you may have.
- Please respect the owners privacy and property.
- No smoking inside only outside.
- Please remove shoes before entering cottage.
Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$40.00 per stay); Linen (included); Minimum 2 night stay