Cozy Mountainside Retreat in Egmont National Park, New Zealand

Kaponga, North Island (New Zealand)

Cozy Mountainside Retreat in Egmont National Park, New Zealand

Nature Lodges
1 unit
2 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
 Host photo
Hosted by Cassandra
  • New accommodation

Description

  • Kid-friendly
This cozy retreat is located in Egmont National Park, New Zealand on the side of Mount Taranaki and can accommodate two guests. In the bedroom, there is a king-size bed that can be converted into two twin beds as needed. There is a comfortable seating area where guests can relax, a refrigerator, bedside lamps, excellent natural light, and a verandah that features impeccable views of the native forest. The ensuite bathroom has a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.

Guests can enjoy fresh meals at the onsite restaurant or grab a coffee from the cafe and relax in the common lounge. There are two shared lounge rooms at the lodge where guests can relax after a day of hiking. With sofas, comfortable chairs, and a fireplace, this is the perfect place to unwind with a book or chat with fellow guests.

Just outside, guests will find themselves surrounded by the natural wonders of Egmont National Park. Guests can take in the mountain, rainforest, and waterfalls while hiking the many trails.

Features

  • King-size bed
  • Bathroom
  • Dining room
  • Sauna/Steam room
Guests will have access to the lounge where they can relax on the comfortable seating, converse with other guests, and get cozy by the fireplace. There is an onsite cafe, which offers lunches, hot beverages, and dessert. The restaurant at the lodge, perfect for an evening of indulgence, offers three-course set menus for dinner featuring the freshest ingredients. The incredible lodge is also eco-friendly as it is home to the oldest operating hydro generator in New Zealand.

Guest Services

The lodge offers onsite dining for all guests at an additional cost. Guests interested in hosting a meeting, wedding, or other events at this location should contact the owner for information.

Location + Surroundings

Entertainment
  • Museums
This mountain lodge is located on the slopes of Mount Taranaki in Egmont National Park, New Zealand. Guests will have the unique opportunity to stay at New Zealand’s most formed volcano and explore the surrounding natural wonders including rainforests, waterfalls, and eroded rock pools. New Plymouth is just 18 miles away, where guests can stroll the Plymouth Coastal Walkway, visit the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, and explore the local shops and restaurants. The New Plymouth Airport is a short 20 miles from the lodge.

Activities

  • Wildlife watching
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Winter sports
  • Golfing

The lodge is the perfect getaway for nature-loving glampers. Located in Egmont National Park, guests will have easy access to the nearby natural wonders. Dawson Falls Visitors Center and Historic Power House is the perfect place to start the trip as they offer information about the area and the hiking trails. Guests can also learn the history of one of the oldest operating generators in the world. The park has many relaxing walking trails that allow guests to explore the beautiful surroundings. For guests interested in a longer hike, the park has several tramping tracks including Stratford Plateau Track and Fantham’s Peak Return Trip. Guests will see a variety of local plants including the lowland forest of the rimu trees and the mossy “Goblin Forest.” Adventurous glampers skilled at climbing can try summiting Mount Taranaki.

Guests can go skiing at Manganui Ski Field, surfing at Opunake, or golfing at the Stratford Golf Club. At Taranaki Pioneer Village, guests can learn history at the outdoor museum. The Tawhiti Museum explains the region’s heritage with realistic and engaging displays. At Forgotten World Adventures guests can take a historical tour of the natural landscape of New Zealand by rail cart, rail bike, or jet boat. Just 18 miles away in New Plymouth, guests can visit local shops and restaurants. Guests can stroll the Plymouth Coastal Walkway and enjoy beautiful vistas or visit the contemporary Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Parking is available onsite. Pets are not permitted on site.

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