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6 Days Hiking and Yoga Retreat in Northland, New Zealand

Yoga Retreat New Zealand

Expert tip: This is one of the most popular yoga retreats offered in New Zealand.

Looking for a getaway that can cheer you up? This retreat close in nature is the one for you! Choose your balance of solitude and activities for your perfect retreat. You will leave feeling relaxed, energized, and motivated. You will get to enjoy yoga and meditation as well as bringing yourself close to the nature by walking and hiking in the beautiful mountain area and surroundings.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily yoga, meditation, or Pilates sessions
  • Hikes ranging from flat beach walks to five-hour mountain trails
  • Daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • A complimentary massage session
  • 5 nights accommodation

Yoga styles

6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 6
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You can choose from twin share or private accommodation with shared bath, or queen room with en suite bath. A maximum of six guests can be accommodated, and the guests can use the private lounge and deck with panoramic views. A kitchenette is also provided for guests.

WHY Retreat Yoga Retreat New Zealand Schedule


  • 16:00 Arrival
  • Darch point walk
  • Dinner
  • Essential oils workshop
  • Meditation


  • Morning yoga
  • Mount Aubrey loop walk


  • Morning yoga
  • Mount Manaia hike


  • Morning yoga
  • Smugglers Cove beach walk


  • Massage
  • Ocean beach walk
  • Evening yoga


  • Morning yoga
  • Pilates
  • 12:00 check out

Included excursions

  • Darch Point walk
  • Mount Aubrey loop walk
  • Mount Manaia hike
  • Ocean Beach walk
  • Smugglers Cove beach walk


Jo Woollacott
Jo Woollacott is the owner of WHY Retreat and offers retreats from her yoga studio and B&B at Whangarei Heads. She has been teaching yoga for over 35 years and is also a certified Pilates instructor. She is a Kaizen holistic health practitioner, a REPS registered personal trainer, and endorsed by the Exercise Association of New Zealand to provide SMEAEP tax deductible stress management programs.

Retreat location

The retreat will take place in the Whangarei Heads Peninsula. It is a rural area just 30 minutes out of Whangarei City, New Zealand.

Unique features


  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Massage
  • Mountain walking
  • Pilates
  • Reiki
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Spa
  • Swimming


  • Balcony
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Kitchen
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace


  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tour assistance

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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You will be served with daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Meals are also prepared fresh for your particular dietary requirements.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

In addition to the hikes included in the itinerary, you can also book tours with kayaks, abseiling, explore local caves, and much more.

Spa treatments

One complimentary massage is included in the retreat. Guests are also welcome to use the far infrared sauna.

What's included

  • Daily yoga, meditation or Pilates
  • Daily vegetarian meals
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 1 complimentary massage session
  • Daily hikes and walks

What's not included

  • Extra activities
  • Additional tours
  • Additional treatments

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Auckland Airport (AKL). Whangarei is a three-hour drive from Auckland Airport (AKL). Alternately, the local airport at Whangarei is 30-minute drive from WHY Retreat.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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