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.
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.
$121 per night for up to 24 people.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
Bookings are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
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.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.