Situated in one of New Zealand's most important wine districts, Hawke's Bay is rich with history and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is the luxury choice in this fabulous area. This luxurious lodge is perched high above the ocean with spectacular views.
Located on the dramatic Hawke’s Bay coastline, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers boasts spectacular views across the ocean from the main lodge, or even as you tee up on the onsite golf course.
There is plenty on offer at Cape Kidnappers – here you can find yourself meeting local kiwi birds in the morning; exploring the vast 6,000-acre station by horseback in the afternoon; before sipping on Hawke’s Bay plonk by evening.
From the large ensuite bathrooms to the stunning balconies, you can expect total comfort and luxury in your suite at Cape Kidnappers
With a sheep and cattle station, as well as an onsite vegetable garden, you can expect your handcrafted meals at Cape Kidnappers to feature fresh and locally sourced produce from the property and the wider Hawke’s Bay region.
Set in 6,000 acres of rolling pastures, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers' terrain is reminiscent of Montana but plunges 800 feet into the sea at Hawke's Bay. The farm incorporates the accommodation of a boutique lodge, an award winning 71 par golf course and indulgent spa treatment facilities. With 180 degree panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and a multitude of activities, Cape Kidnappers provides the prefect escape from reality.
A combination of stone and weathered wood, the lodge buildings combine rustic materials with comfortable up-to-date furniture, creating the feeling of being in a cosy and welcoming home. The main lodge features many warm and welcoming common areas in which to relax including the lounge, dining room and various 'outdoor rooms'. Guests gather each evening over a drink to discuss the adventures of the day before sampling the fresh local cuisine in the dining room or at one of the property's many romantic private dining locations.
All 22 of Cape Kidnappers' stunning suites have panoramic views of the farm, golf course and the Pacific Ocean from their private deck and large picture windows so that you never feel disconnected from the enormity of the landscape surrounding you. Every creature comfort has been attended to with a clean, crisp style dominating throughout. For families or groups the Owner's Suite is a private four-bedroom retreat with kitchen, large sitting room, open plan kitchen and private Jacuzzi where you can sit and admire the majestic views from the ridgetop location.
Cape Kidnappers has a stunning 50’ heated infinity pool and Jacuzzi with outstanding views over the farmland and to the sea beyond. After a wonderful day of exploring this fabulous area, having had a tiring game of golf, a quad biking or hiking trip or simply sampling the wide selection of regional wines, return to Cape Kidnappers to the fabulous Spa that is located on the hillside above the Lodge and is guaranteed to relax and rejuvenate in time for tomorrow's adventures.
When to visit
For an amazing private dining experience, ask to dine in the grain silo, where your table will be set up in front of the fire ready to sample some of the incredible, local cuisine and stunning Hawke's Bay wines.
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Set atop 6,000 rolling acres of stunning pasture-land in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers affords spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Kidnappers marks the end of the Hawkes Bay at its southern-most point, 20km out of Napier. 100m tall jagged rock formations protrude from the ocean at the end of the 8km peninsula.
Best of the Bay Maori Tour (Private)
Discover the varied delights of the Hawkes Bay region on this private full day tour. With each tour being custom designed you can rest assured that you will experience the Best of the Bay tailored exactly to your needs.
Golf at Cape Kidnappers
Designed by legendary golf architect Tom Doak, the Cape Kidnappers par 71 golf course and will challenge golfers of all skill levels. It's an overwhelming experience to stand up on the cliffs, 140 meters above sea level, and look out across the waves.
Marlborough Private Wine Tour
Marlborough is well known for its wines, gourmet cuisine, beautiful gardens, award winning olive oils and inspirational artists. Come and enjoy the wineries, breweries and attractions of the Marlborough wine region.
Rainbow Springs and Kiwi Encounter (Shared)
Rainbow Springs is set in 22 acres of beautiful native trees and streams and is home to a huge variety of New Zealand’s wildlife, particularly the shy but iconic Kiwi. This is the place to come face to face with New Zealand's famous avian inhabitant.
Scott Dunn Suggests Lodge activities from Cape Kidnappers
There are plenty of activities on offer on-property at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, from hiking trails and horse-riding, to clay-target shooting and of course the exceptional golf.
Self Guided On Yer Bike Winery Tour
The vineyards, olive groves and farmland of the Bridge Pa Triangle are yours to explore by bike, stopping as you wish to enjoy a wine tasting in the many wine estates of the area.