Da Barn, Matamata, Park Over Property...

Da Barn, Matamata, Park Over Property


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Marleen, Maurice and Eline's avatar

Marleen, Maurice and Eline

Ranking: 10/10

This place is a real gem ! The campground is in a beautifull surrounding, near to Hobbiton but very peacefull, on a small farm. All the animals are as in a petting zoo : sheep, chickens, cows, a goat and turtles. The hosts Lynne and Graeme are the best feature of the campground : they are so nice and welcoming it feels like they are old friends. Lynne also serves a very nice breakfast on request, completely made with farm products (home grown tomatoes, free range eggs, bacon and sausages directly from the farm, etc). She also prepares dinner on request. If you want to go to the evening banquet at Hobbiton, Lynne and Graeme can drive you there and pick you up. We highly recommend this place ! Thank you, Lynne and Graeme for the best camping experience ever !

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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J & D

Ranking: 10/10

An amazing place to stay, perfect park over, hosts are friendly, welcoming, but not intruding, offering a relaxed and easy going environment.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Absolutely fantastic place to stay for a quiet night if heading to Hobbiton. Lynne and her family were so welcoming and their farm is stunning. The kids even got to play with Lucky the sheep and their giant goat. Would be sure to top up your water and empty any waste before visiting.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Da Barn, Matamata, Park Over Property responds:

Thanks so much for choosing us to stay with us in our little bit of paradise.Hope you will come back again

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Ranking: 10/10

An unbelievably tranquil place. The silence apart from nature is a pure pleasure.
It’s like freedom camping with the pleasure of a wonderful host and breakfast.
Lynn was most welcoming, telling us everything about her beautiful animals.
We also enjoyed a very tasty breakfast - far to much food for us :-)
Even had the chance to do some stargazing, before the clouds came in.
I should also mention the very short drive to hobbitton.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Da Barn, Matamata, Park Over Property responds:

We love to hear this as this is why we want people to stay and have this experience. Thanks for staying with us

Rebecca's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

We had a lovely time staying at Da Barn. Our two boys loved meeting all the animals, the view and location were beautiful and Lynne was so welcoming. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

Da Barn, Matamata, Park Over Property responds:

We have the ability to provide a safe secure place for children so they learn abou farm and farm animals. Thank you for staying with us.

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Brian Warburton

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

What an absolute delight it was to stay at Da Barn. Lyn and Graham were very welcoming, really lovely, friendly people. An amazing location, very close to HOBBITON with stunning views from their garden. Very reasonable rates. Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Da Barn, Matamata, Park Over Property responds:

It was a pleasure having you stay with us.

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Bob & Lyn

Ranking: 10/10

We were visiting the Hobbit Movie set and needed a place to park our camper.
Thankyou to DaBarn for your welcome and hospitality. The nicest people on the planet. We were made to feel so welcome. We will absolutely visit this place again when we return to NZ.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Da Barn, Matamata, Park Over Property responds:

Thank you so much we enjoy everyone staying here. Come back and see us soon we like to share our piece of paradise.

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Patrick B

Ranking: 8/10

Nice place to keep your campervan if you want to spend the night close to Hobbiton. We did the evening banquet tour and they were more than happy to drive us there and pick us up.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Da Barn, Matamata, Park Over Property responds:

So happy to help you out and glad you enjoyed our piece of paradise