Kaipara Harbour / New zealand

Mataia Homestead


An Inviting Escape



Just over an hour north of Auckland, bordering the Kaipara Harbour, you’ll find Mataia — a unique 1300-hectare property that supports both a working farm and an exciting private conservation project. Mataia offers two very special accommodation options and a spectacular private walking track. 


Stay & explore

Enjoy scenic walks around the peninsula and learn more about the Mataia Restoration Project before retiring to our historic homestead or our backpacker-style cottage for the night.



Choose from the beautiful Mataia Homestead or the cosy Farm Cottage. With two accommodation options, we can find a sleeping solution to suit any group. Hungry? we’ve got you covered with our catering options.



We provide three walking packages to suit every type of hiker with food to and accommodation to match so take a break and come spend a few days with us.


Mataia restoration project

Learn more about our work to restore the peninsular