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Experience an exceptional farm-stay motel near Waitomo Caves, the most unique Waikato accommodation available. Our world-renowned Waitomo Motels include a Train Motel, a Plane Motel and the Hobbit Motels. All of the units at Woodlyn Park are beautifully furnished self-contained and situated in the central North Island, only 2 hours from Auckland, Rotorua and Taupo and just 2 minutes from Waitomo Caves - they are a "must stay" for your New Zealand accommodation. Woodlyn Park is in the middle of a working farm and also has New Zealand's first Kiwi Culture Show using the audience to bring our history and heritage alive on stage in the most hilarious show you will ever see.

All units are fully self-contained with bedding and towels included.  There is parking facilities for each unit.


World's First Hobbit Motels open at Woodlyn Park in Waitomo. Built along side the now well-established Train Carriage and Aeroplane Motels, the Hobbits add yet another dimension to this unique complex.

  Worlds First Hobbit Motel

The Hobbit Motel Units

Inside the Hobbit Motel

Hobbit kitchen and dining

Unique stage arena for Billy Black's Kiwi Culture Show, this complex is now drawing people from all corners of the world to view or participate in the truly unique New Zealand experience.

The Hobbits, like the other motels available at Woodlyn Park, are all self-contained with kitchens and own shower toilet facilities can accommodate between 2-6 people.

Each has specially designed furniture and decor and having been built using polystyrene blocks they have added warmth in the winter and a cooling effect in summer.

The two units available each have a separate room with two sets of bunks and a double bed in the main living area.

Hobbit WindowHobbit Family Units
There are two separate family units right next to each other. Each unit can sleep up to 6 people. There is a queen bed and in a separate room two sets of king single bunks. Each unit costs $285.00NZ per double and $15.00NZ per each extra person.

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Rail Car Accommodation  


Only 900 metres from the Waitomo Caves Village and 2 minutes from the Glow Worm Caves is our unique accommodation on board "The Waitomo Express".

A 1950's rail car beautifully refurbished into a completely self-contained motel unit, situated on farmland with farm animals and bird life adding to the stunning scenery.

Your own piece of private paradise while you visit Waitomo.

Want to experience a farm stay?

We are in the middle of a farm surrounded by farm animals and bird life. The whole accommodation block will be yours when you book, offering privacy and tranquility for your stay!

You can also walk to Billy Black's Kiwi Culture Show.

Picture of the Waitomo Express Rail Car AccommodationThe Train: This unit can sleep up to 5 people. It has a double bed and a separate room with three single beds.

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Picture of the Waitomo Express Rail Car Accommodation

Train Accommodation



A 1950's Bristol Freighter fully refurbished into 2 beautiful self-contained motel units.

Plane Accommodation

Picture of the 1950's Bristol Freighter Accommodation

Picture of the 1950's Bristol Freighter Accommodation

This plane was one of the last Allied planes out of Vietnam. Possibly the only accommodation of its type in the world. Beautifully decorated, this unique accommodation is surprisingly affordable for your stay in wonderful Waitomo.

Stay with us and children receive a FREE PASS to the Kiwi House.
With your accommodation we can book any caving adventures, black water rafting, 4x4 bike riding and horse riding.

Also FREE glow-worm walk in the evening.

The Plane has two separate units: These are smaller units.

The Cockpit Unit - Unit 1 can sleep up to 4 people. It has a double bed and a sofa that pulls out to a large single. Up in the cockpit there is no floor space other than bed and pilot seats. This is more suitable for kids as it has a very low ceiling (we do have the odd big kids sleeping up there as well). NB: To get to the cockpit you have to climb a steep ladder. Children MUST be over 8 years old to climb this safely. Note, that once up in the actual Cockpit there is a hole through which you ascend. This unit cost $195.00NZ per double and $15.00NZ for each extra person. Unit has very little floor space in main area.

The Tail Unit -  Unit 2 of the Plane can sleep up to 4 people. It has a double bed and a set of bunks (bunks are slightly narrower than a normal size bunk and has a steep ladder up to the top bunk). Designed more for kids. The price for this is $180.00NZ per double and $15.00NZ for each extra person.

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Stay in a plane


WWII Patrol Boat, a Fairmile Ship built in 1942 in Auckland and now the latest motel attraction at Woodlyn Park.

Plane Accommodation

Waitanic Ship Motel Unit

Waitanic Ship

This boat is part of New Zealand's History as 12 were built for anti-submarine patrol in the Islands during WWII and only a couple survived including this one, The Motunui, which is now renamed as The Waitanic.

Waitanic Ship Motel:

The Captain’s Unit- Unit 1 consists of 3 levels. The top level is living/dining room with full kitchen, small bathroom and own small deck. The 2nd level contains master bedroom with queen-size bed and it's own deck. The 3rd level has 2 rooms with 2 single beds in each and the main bathroom. This unit costs $260.00NZ per double and $15.00NZ each extra person.

The Britanic Unit - Unit 2 can sleep up to 4 people. There is a queen-size bed, a small kitchenette, then down stairs in the hull there are two single beds and the bathroom. This unit cost $180.00NZ per double and $15.00NZ each extra person.

The Titanic Unit - Unit 3 can sleep up to 6 people. There is a super king-size bed, and down stairs in the hull are two rooms with two single beds in each room and the bathroom. This unit cost $195.00NZ per double and $15.00NZ each extra person.

The Endevour Unit - Unit 4 can sleep one couple. The unit has a king-size bed with a double spa bath down stairs. This unit costs $190.00NZ for a couple.

The Olympic Unit- Unit 5 can sleep up to 5 people. On the deck level is the living area and kitchenette. There is a lovely deck area outside. Down in the hull together with the bathroom are two bedrooms: a double room with a king-size bed and a separate room with three single beds. The cost of this unit is $240.00NZ double and $15.00NZ each extra person.

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