IntroductionWaikuku Lodge is a converted farmhouse at the northern end of the Aorangi Forest Park that sleeps 24 people.
- Heating - wood
- Kitchen - fully equipped
- Shower - hot
Located 32 km southeast of Martinborough, at the northern end of Aorangi Forest Park, Waikuku Lodge was formerly a farmhouse, situated in reverting grassland surrounded by hills. The house was built in 1921 from locally milled timber.
- Sleeps 24 in three communal bunkrooms
- Hot showers x3
- Norski containment toilets x2
- Wood fires x2
- Gas stove x1
- Fridge/freezer x1
- Large equipped kitchen with basic pots, pans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery provided
- Basic cleaning supplies provided
Bedding is not supplied. Bring your own sheets, blankets or sleeping bags and pillows.
Firewood is provided. You'll need to split the wood with tools provided outside the shed.
The power at the lodge is supplied by a stand alone, solar panel system. Use power wisely. A back up generator will come on automatically if supply is low.
Clean and tidy the lodge before your departure.
$127 per night for up to 24 people.
Bookings are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Turn off Lake Ferry Rd at the Awhea-White Rock signpost 1 km south of Martinborough. Continue for 8 km and turn right into Ruakokoputuna Rd which changes its name after a few kilometres to Haurangi Rd.
Follow Haurangi Rd virtually to its end, passing through a gate about 3 km from the lodge.