Experience the REAL NZ. Relax in this spacious 2 bed/ 2 bath home; sleeps 6; native forest & kiwis at your door. Stunning waterfalls & birdlife. Minutes from Opononi, the Hokianga Harbour & Tasman Sea coast. Fully furnished. Long-term rates too.
This slice of Kiwi paradise is located 5 minutes from Opononi, nestled amid native forest, birdlife and stunning waterfalls. Kiwi feed around the Lodge at night and glowworms sparkle in the adjacent stream.
The Lodge provides a serene base for exploring this captivating region, including 14 selected daytrips to the Bay of Islands and Kauri Coast.
You will enjoy complete privacy and tranquility. Your hosts live out of sight, about 200m away and ready to cater exclusively to your needs. This beautifully furnished two bedroom/two bath home includes a full kitchen and laundry. There are games, puzzles, cards, cable TV, a fireplace and library. Guests are welcome to fresh vegetables from the huge year-round garden.
The Lodge is on the Waiotemarama Gorge Road Scenic Loop Drive. Local activities include bicycle hire, horsetrekking, sandboarding, fishing, art trails, Waipoua Kauri Forest, Maori culture experiences and hiking. Our website contains local events, videos, itineraries and guestbook comments.
Guests also receive a complimentary Family Pass to The Maze at Labyrinth Woodworks and Puzzle Museum, just 3 km from the Lodge and adjacent to the Waiotemarama Falls and Kauri Bush Track (value: $4 each), and a complimentary hour with each bicycle hired from Opononi Cycle Hire and Internet, just 3 km from the Lodge, at the junction with State Highway 12 at Pakanae.
You will be greeted at the Polehouse by your hosts, Candy & Rawiri and escorted up into the forest to the Lodge. We will take you around the facilities and show you where to find the glowworms and kiwi at night. Flashlights are provided. Written information on local services, activities, safety and emergencies is provided for guests.
We have a lovely 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home, fully furnished and beautifully appointed, nestled in the native forest of the Hokianga. The Lodge sleeps 6 and is close to the Hokianga Harbour, the Waipoua Forest and 75 min. from the Bay of Islands. There are kiwi and many other bird species as well as wild goats and pigs, gorgeous waterfalls, bushtracks and complete privacy. We live about 200m away, out of sight and ready to cater to your needs. Visit our website for our phone number, info, photos, videos, events, guestbook and itineraries: Wa