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95 Mairoa Road, King Country
07 8778646

Glencoe Self-contained or catered one bedroom cottage. Daphne Cottage is located on our organic dairy farm in Piopio.

Glencoe is handy to the Waitomo Caves, ski fields and the local area has many scenic bush walks and rivers for swimming.

Visitors are welcome to enjoy the farm surroundings, which include horses, pigs, sheep, milking goats, chickens and dogs. Join in with the daily farm activities or relax and enjoy the many attractions that the region has to offer.

Horse rides by arrangement

Environment Friendly Action

We conserve heat We conserve water We reduce/limit oil/gas carbon emissions We recycle where possible We compost food waste We use bio-degradable cleaning agents We use renewable natural furnishings We instruct staff in green practices We conserve/care for wildlife in our area/ natural pest eradication We participate in community environmental initiatives We use principles of permaculture and/or biodynamic method of farming

Other Environment Friendly Initiatives

Certified Organic BioGro no.4774

Dietary Selections: We offer

Vegetarian Organic Food Locally sourced food Home-grown spray-free produce

Organic Meals

We can offer organic meat, dairy, fruit and vegetables when in season. We can also offer meals if required.


One bedroom, one bathroom, lounge, fully self-contained kitchen, laundry, linen provided, extra beds if required.

Total Capacity



Hi-Fi with CD & DVD player Satellite TV


horseriding, kayaking, daily farm activities.

Tariff Includes

1 person per night; $80. 2 persons; $100. Extra person; $20.


In the centre of Piopio township, take Kea Street. Drive 1km where Kea St becomes Mairoa Road. Drive 1km, we are no. 95 on left. (Look for BioGro sign)
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