Accommodation and rates

  • Three stylish luxury suites, with views over sub tropical native bush, or look out to the glistening waters of the basin. Each has its own ensuite and private deck.
  • Architecturally designed with that special feeling of privacy in mind, along with soundproofing throughout. Heating and cooling systems takes care of comfort in all seasons.
  • In the mornings, generous continental or cooked breakfasts, are served on a complimentary basis for our guests.
  • Laundry facilities are available. Wireless internet is available through out the Lodge. Each suite has a flat screen TV - DVD and CD facilities.
  • Private courtyard is ideal for a quiet evening cocktail to watch the sun go down, or, during our northland winters, relax by the fire in the private guest lounge.
  • By arrangement a Massage Therapist is available offering: Deep tissue and relaxation masssage Sports Massage Reflexology
  • Wood fire Pizza Dinners are a specialty of Richards, and are available at the Lodge by arrangement.

Rates are inclusive of:

  • Private room with en-suite (including TV, DVD, CD Stereo)
  • Delicious breakfast (full breakfast or continental)
  • Use of all lodge facilities
  • Wireless internet available


  • By booking with us direct we will give a discount when you pay on departure.
  • (NZD) per private suite / maximum 3 persons per suite:
  • $175/$230 per night /suite (2 persons)
  • $165/ $195 per night /suite (Single person)
  • $50 per night for the third person over 12 years
  • Stay four nights and the fifth night at half price
  • Business rates are available on weekdays
  • Gift vouchers available
  • For party bookings of more than one suite and/or more than one night, please enquire

Exclusive use
 Where you have the whole lodge to your selves. You provide your own breakfast. Your rooms will be serviced. To find out more and if your party is too big for the advertised suites than talk to us directly.


  • Shoulder season April 1st to May31st
  • Off peak season: June 1st to Sept 30th
  • Shoulder Seasaon Oct 1st to December 11th
  • Peak season: December 12th to March 31st


  • By prior arrangement and on the second night of your stay is best for us
  • $35.00 per person. Minimum of four guests.
  • Local wine is available to be purchased

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Bush Bath

By prior arrangement: $38.00 Have a bath in the bush, Kiwi style.


  • On acceptance, Mastercard/Visa card details (will be discussed on confirmation)
  • Cancellation within 30 days 30% penalty
  • Cancellation within 7 days -  50% penalty
  • Cancellation within 24hrs 100% penalty
  • Master Card and Visa Card accepted
  • We will make every effort to rebook your reservation and if successful we will not charge