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


  • 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