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Kahutara PurePod - luxurious glass eco-cabin in stunning & remote NZ location

Cabin -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Kaikoura, Canterbury Region, South Island
Every day nature puts on a show and you are invited to participate in a way that even when the doors are shut you are not shut out. Your PurePod is total surround glass – that's right – roof and floor too! At night you sleep with the Southern Cross and millions of other stars, by day you are surrounded by dramatic natural landscapes with you own slice of pure New Zealand native bush literally at the back door. Relax, let nature refuel your soul.

PurePods are designed to ensure that you experience nature's show vividly, utilising all of your senses whilst remaining sheltered in luxury. The effect is incredible. The stress of life disappears, the wonder at nature’s power and subtlety reconnects us with ourselves – and our partners.

The privacy, the isolation of a tiny glass hut completely surrounded by nature – the sky, the hills,...
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Listing #FKN8559608
About the Owner
Stephanie H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2014
Interaction with guests
Because we are providing privacy and isolation in a spectacular space - we won't interrupt you during your stay. If there is an emergency you can contact us on the emergency satellite phone at the PurePod.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a 2-week trip to NZ and our stay at the Kahutara PurePod was easily one of the highlights of our trip. The cabin and amenities were lovely and we enjoyed the stunning views and the peaceful quiet... until the sheep woke...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Marissa F
Resort642712, VR Owner at Kahutara PurePod - luxurious glass eco-cabin in stunning & remote NZ location, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you to hear you enjoyed your PurePod stay - sounds like you had a lovely relaxing stay.

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Wow, simplified yet with unmatched elegance and luxury of experiencing nature purely. A shout out to Tony and Angela for welcoming us on their beautiful farmland that hosts Kahutara PurePod. We enjoyed three incredibly relaxing days removed from the ever-present electronic “noise” of our professional...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank BettinaSoCal
Management response:Responded 14 May 2018

Well that makes it all worthwhile! Sounds like you had a wonderful stay. Thank you so much for taking the time to place your feedback. We love guests that fully embrace and immerse themselves in the entire experience!

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

A really unique experience, glamping in a house of glass on top of a hill. Stunning views. We had 2 rainy days which made the stay more challenging and unfortunately no stars at night. A pity was the sound of the power generator which made...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank JBinParis
Management response:Responded 2 March 2018

Thanks for taking the time to send through your feedback. That is such a shame the weather didn't behave itself for you enough for you to glimpse the stars. Thanks for you comment on the generator noise - that is not normal so we will...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
Not suitable for pets or children. No shoes inside on the glass floor and strictly no smoking. Your PurePod is set in a beautiful part of the New Zealand landscape, and we are...
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
The PurePod is designed as a place to relax and re-connect. It is purposely isolated but there are walks around the property to allow you to explore the natural setting. Kaikoura is 20 minutes drive away, where you can participate in a number of activities, from whale watching, swimming with the seals, kayaking or get some exercise on the spectacular 3 hour Kaikoura Peninsula walk.
Getting around
If you want to explore the wider Kaikoura region during your stay, it's best to bring your own vehicle.
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How to get there
Airport: Christchurch International Airport: 184.0 km
The Kahutara PurePod is 20 minutes inland from Kaikoura, and 2.5 hours drive north of the Christchurch International Airport.

The best option is to self-drive to our secluded and safe car park. You'll be sent directions after you book.

Alternatively, you could catch a bus into Kaikoura and book a ride with Kaikoura Shuttles to the PurePod carpark or we can provide you with contact details for a door-to-door transfer service from Christchurch Airport.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 21.0 km.
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