Stunning Room Rental for Adventure-Filled Holiday in Rangitikei District, North Island

Taihape, North Island (New Zealand)
Nature Lodges
3 units
6 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue

This stunning holiday rental is located near Taihape, along the Rangitikei River, on the North Island, New Zealand. Here, guests can sink into the peace and quiet of their surroundings. There's no phone signal adding to the peacefulness, although guests will have access to Wi-Fi to stay connected while on vacation.

After a day out, guests can head back to the deluxe riverside room rental, which boasts a unique decor, allowing guests to immerse themselves in a stylish and comfortable way. Inside they will find an inviting, plush king-size bed with lovely linens and comfortable bedding. The ensuite bathroom has a refreshing shower and is tiled to reflect the local environment. If feeling adventurous, guests can opt to join one of the lodge's thrilling adventure activities.

In the winter months, the underfloor heating in the bathroom will warm guests right up. The room has coffee and tea making facilities, and through the door, guests can head out into the garden where they can admire the surroundings with a fresh brew. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Hot water
  • Towels
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Shared Lounge/Living room
  • 1 King-size bed
  • Cell service
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Picnic area
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Garden
  • Indoor pool
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Air conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • Tea kettle
  • 2 Twin/Single bed
  • Ping-pong table

The site has both self-catering facilities in the guest kitchen, as well as a cafe and restaurant serving freshly made meals, often with produce from the on-site gardens. The licensed bar is a favorite spot to relive the days' adventures. For those just looking to relax, there is a spa with a hot tub and saunas. Around the property, guests will find a mixture of lawns and gardens with a great summertime swimming hole in the river.

The property provides comfortable bedding, linens, and towels for all accommodations.

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Guest Services

  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Pub
  • Front desk service
  • Laundry service
  • Shuttle additional charge
  • Spa
  • All meals additional charge
  • Breakfast

Location + Surroundings

The glamping site is in the Northern part of Rangitikei, a district in the central North Island of New Zealand, just to the west of Ruahine Forest Park. It is situated just 20 miles east of Taihape and is positioned right beside the Rangitikei River. Guests will be blown away by the beauty of the scenery on the drive in. The site can be reached via the Napier-Taihape Road from Hawkes Bay or from State Highway 1 running through Taihape. It is three and a half hours north of Wellington and easily accessible, yet secluded. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Horseback riding additional charge
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Whitewater rafting

This lodge is the perfect for those adventurers out there with plenty to do in the surrounding wilderness. Guests can head out onto the Rangitikei River for some of the best whitewater rafting in the country or even do a full day or overnight scenic river rafting trip, which is suitable for all ages. There are horse treks over the area's spectacular hill country, too.

In addition, Ruahine Forest Park is just to the east of the site, and the Turoa/Whakapapa ski fields are within a two-hour drive. In the winter, guests can race down the mountains on skis, while the summer months bring excellent hiking and mountain biking trails.

Given the lodge is situated right next to the aforementioned river, during the summer, guests can enjoy a swim in the river or a hike up the hill on the other side. For those just looking to relax, the property has an on-site spa with a hot tub and two saunas. The lodge has a bar and a restaurant offering home-cooked meals using fresh produce from the on-site gardens.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • Some spaces are shared

Accesibility & Safety

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom
  • Smoke detector

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 15 days before check-in, you will receive a 50% refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 15 days of check-in, the host does not offer a refund.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

Phone signal is limited, allowing everyone to unplug and connect with nature.

The property does not permit pets.

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