Eagles Nest Lodge

This multi-award-winning, 75-acre estate offers five private luxury villas. Each villa offers inspirational views across private heated infinity edged lap pools to the Bay of Islands.

Eagles Nest is a world class retreat overlooking the spectacular Bay of Islands and designed in an eclectic, international, contemporary style. Within easy walking distance of the historic village of Russell, the estate offers five multi-award-winning luxury villas, four of which offer their own private heated infinity edge lap pools. Talented resident chefs prepare cuisine featuring regional delicacies in true Pacific style matched with New Zealand wines. 

All guests are welcomed with a complimentary bottle of Louis Roederer Champagne as they settle into this spectacular property. The unique personal concierge service offered throughout a guests stay, extends to meals - from casual barbeques to degustations, provisioning, complimentary Russell return chauffeur driven transfers, spa services, personal chef services and activity/travel arrangements specifically catered to guests interests and wants. Eagles Nest is truly somewhere between seven stars and heaven.

Lodge Facilities:

  • Gym
  • Helipad
  • In house Spa services
  • Movie theatre lounge
  • Sauna
  • Spa Pool
  • Walking trails
  • Wi-Fi access


5 guest villas: First Light (1 bedroom); Eyrie (3 bedrooms); Eagle Spirit (3 bedrooms); Sacred Space (4 bedrooms); Rahimoana (4 bedrooms). Each villa features private entrances, heated horizon edged lap pools (excluding First Light) Jacuzzis, fireplaces, air conditioning (excluding Sacred Space), integrated home cinema systems, gourmet kitchens, high speed wireless internet access, exotic landscaping, and superb views of the Bay of Islands.

Local Experiences

Eagles Nest is a great base to explore the spectacular Bay of Islands area. With over 140 islands to explore, all water-based experiences are catered for: world-class big game and sports fishing year round, spectacular sailing and scenic cruising, swimming with the dolphins, secluded island hiking, jet skiing, kayaking, and deep sea diving with two major wrecks to dive. Many historical highlights are also on offer. Russell (our local town) was New Zealand’s first capital city and nearby Waitangi was where the Treaty was signed between Maori and European settlers back in 1840s. Other land-based experiences include scenic horse riding, world class golfing at Kauri Cliffs and 4 other great local courses. Superb local wineries provide an excellent wine trail. Exploring further north by car or helicopter offers the famous 90-mile beach, Waipoua forest and spectacular Cape Reinga.

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Your Hosts

William Hudson


Tapeka Road
Russell 0202
Bay of Islands
New Zealand
Tel: +64 (0)9 403 8333
Fax: +64 (0)9 403 8880

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