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The ideal coastal getaway awaits.

Glamping sanctuary, farmstay and unique horse experiences on the Tutukaka Coast, Northland

Glamping Farmstay
Horse Experiences

Unique luxury glamping, farmstay & horse experiences only minutes walk to majestic surf beach Sandy Bay. Choose from our luxury Awatuna Yurt for an enticing and tranquil couples getaway or our self contained studio & kingfisher caravan - a great option for families. Relax and immerse yourself in nature, explore the coast on horseback, or take a lesson with a qualified Equitation Science coach . The choice is yours.

Awatuna Yurt


Coastal Farmstay

Our Horse Trails

Beautiful trails for beginners to advanced riders. Choose one of the tranquil Native Tuna Trails, take a horse swim on the secluded Ocean Swim, or ride the Panorama to beach experience. Lessons also available on request.


First impressions...WOW...

"The beautiful sounds of the birds, stream.. transports you to another world. I highly recommend this spot!"

Sarah & Taylor (Awatuna Yurt)

Equine Nature Learning Center

Kiley is an Equitation Science International Coach (ESI.dip) with a diploma in Equitation Science. Having studied under the best in the field, she is an advocate for horse welfare and passionate about teaching horse human interactions.


We offer a variety of learning programs for riders of all ages, disciplines and levels. Private lessons and small groups session available. 


Your Hosts

Kiley & Dylan and their two children are your hosts at Sandy Bay Glamping & Horse Tours, along with the resident horses and their dogs - Bolt, Roxy and Bluey.


Kiley and Dylan and their children are the 4th and 5th generations to live on the land.

Why choose Us? 

Luxury Glamping at Awatuna Yurt is pure bliss and highly recommended for that perfect getaway to chill and unwind. The farmstay offers a relaxed family vibe.  The Horses are well LOVED with a variety of horse experiences on offer to suit most people.
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