Ember Rock: Bear Cave
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  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Birds Eye View
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Bear Cave
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Wave Spa
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Communal Table
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Communal dining
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Queen bed
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Kitchenette
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Kitchenette facilities
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Shower
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Toilet
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Outdoor seating
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Communal kitchen
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Communal laundry
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Entrance to Ember Rock
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Fire pit at night
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Spa at night
  • Waiheke Ember Rock: Bear Cave: Bear Cave at night
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Ember Rock: Bear Cave


Winter: NZ$195 per night
Summer: NZ$250 per night
Peak: NZ$295 per night
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Ember Rock: Bear Cave   


Bear Cave is one of five apartments that make up Ember Rock Accommodation. It takes its name from the bears outside your door, that welcome you to your unique and well-appointed holiday destination. 

Welcome to Ember Rock. Truly unique, unforgettable, studio accommodation situated on gorgeous Waiheke Island. This is the ultimate getaway experience, perfect for group bookings, couples, wedding parties or work trips. Minutes away from all the best vineyards, local hotspots and beaches. From the moment you arrive, you’ll discover what makes Ember Rock a place where stories are made. Surrounded by life-sized bronze sculptures, nature, and an incredible communal fire pit, this is everyone’s inner child’s dream - it’s truly magical. The property transports you into holiday mode instantly, courtesy of the amount of detail that’s gone into creating this oasis. The owners have lovingly placed every single bronze sculpture, rock and tree to bring Ember Rock to life.

There are five studio’s that sit around a koru shaped landscape, surrounded by the incredible Instagram-worthy sculptures that lead to a communal fire pit, kitchen, shared BBQ and 12 person wave-mode spa. Each studio has a queen sized bedroom, bathroom, TV, mini fridge and air-conditioning. Enjoy a wine on your own deck and lawn, or if you're feeling social, take advantage of our shared amenities close by.

The name ‘Ember Rock’ comes from the idea of sitting around a fire together telling stories and enjoying each other's company. Long after the embers fade, the friendships will grow stronger, garnished in the afterglow of the fond memories created in such a special place. Ember Rock really comes alive at night, so get your cameras ready!

Ember Rock offers both private and communal living spaces in a rural landscape, surrounded by a variety of farm animals. There is parking available on site for each studio, but if you prefer to come by bicycle, it’s an easy ride from either Matiatia wharf - 4.2 km or from Kennedy point - 2.9 km. As you disembark the ferry at Matiatia, it’s hard to miss the public transport. Ask the bus driver or taxi to drop you at the iconic large bronze elephant on Junction and they’ll know exactly where you mean. There’s a bus stop directly outside the front entrance to Ember Rock, so it’s easy to get around without any hassle.

We look forward to having you stay with us at Ember Rock. 


Bed: 1
1 Queen bed per studio. There are 5 studios to book on this property.

Ensuite with shower, toilet, vanity and mirror.

Mini fridge. Tea and coffee making facilities.

Dining area:
Each studio has its own outdoor dining area, plus shared communal dining areas available nearby.

Outdoor Facilities:
Sun drenched deck north facing with a private table, seating and umbrella, communal kitchen with laundry facilities, fire pit and a 12 person wave-mode spa.

Close-by Attractions:
Handy five minute drive to Oneroa village, which has a variety of shops, banks, the post office, gas station, cafes & restaurants. The village also includes various art centres, a superette, fruit & veg shops and 2 liquor stores. Only minutes away from Goldie Vineyard, 6 min drive to Mudbrick and Cable Bay vineyards. Close to favourite local beaches and the main supermarket.

Only a 6 minute drive to the passenger ferry located at Matiatia and approximately 5 minutes to the car ferry at Kennedy Point. 

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  • 2 nights minimum booking
  • 3 nights minimum booking over long weekends
  • 7 nights minimum booking over Christmas New Year (Dec 20 - Jan 10)
  • 1 night stay available with surcharge to cover cleaning and linen.
  • 1 night stay available Sunday to Thursday except during long weekends, Christmas and New Year. Book through office.
  • 1 night stay on a Friday or Saturday can only be booked within 7 days of arrival.

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