Situated on a large grassy area surrounded by native forest. The lodge is ideal for families and groups.
Adult (18 plus) $27 per bunk
Youth /or Child (5 to 17 years) $13.50 per bunk
Infant (0 to 4 years) free
Kererū and Kākā rooms
$86 for each room
Entire lodge – bunkrooms, Kererū and Kākā rooms
$388 for the entire lodge
To book the entire lodge contact the Wellington Visitor Centre.
Camping in the proximity of the lodge is only available to guests who have booked a bunk or room and would prefer to camp, or to a group who have booked the entire lodge (sole occupancy) and have extra people they want to add to the booking.
Up to 17 campers can be booked. This allows for 45 guests in a group for any given booking – 28 in the lodge and 17 extra campers
$12 per adult (18 plus)
$6 per youth or child (5 to 17 years)
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023.
Bookings are required.
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.
Off SH2 onto Norfolk Rd, 2 km south of Masterton. This is signposted and there is a timber processing plant on the corner. The lodge is at the road end, 15 km from the turnoff.
Holdworth Lodge can be used for the first night of a tramp into the park. Large groups can take advantage of the extensive camping area around the lodge. There are a number of short walks and good fishing in the Atiwhakatu River year round and swimming in the summer.
The Tararua Range provides an outstanding variety of tramping, hunting and walking opportunities in a wild, natural landscape.
Take a guided tour along an educational trap line and explain the reasoning, process and results of forest restoration. Available year-round.