Includes; buffet dinner, accommodation, breakfast, “Bridge to Nowhere Tour” and all jet boat transfers between Pipiriki and Lodge return
Includes buffet dinner, accommodation and breakfast.
Includes bed with bottom sheet, and pillow and pillowcase, use of all the Lodges facilities, hot showers, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen including pots, plates, cutlery, cups
Bedding and towel available $ 8 per bed
Join the Bridge to Nowhere tour in Pipiriki and jet boat 30km up to the Mangapurua Landing, walk into the Bridge then back to our exclusive campground on the banks of the Whanganui River. Spend the next day canoeing back to Pipiriki. Includes jet boat transfers, camping and canoeing.
The Lodge can sleep approximately 20 people and has 7 bedrooms.
A combination of comfortable double/twin/family
and bunk rooms are available.
Rooms have magnificent bush and river views with
French doors opening onto the balcony.
Explore our property enjoy bush and farm walks, visit with our animals. Take a canoe across to Tieke Marae and learn about the early Maori or just sit and listen to tales of life on the river and relax and soak up the view.
In the evening take a stroll and discover our glow worms or capture the magic of the bush from the comfort of the balcony.
Hear the distinctive call of the endangered native kiwi, as they answer from the bush in reply to our tape recordings. Gaze at the clear skies and spot the Southern Cross, the Milky Way, satellites and the billions of stars.
Awake to the sounds of the birds and enjoy your breakfast while watching the mist roll off the river for the beginning of another beautiful day. You then return to Pipiriki on the jet boat or canoe (optional) bringing to an end your unique and unforgettable “Whanganui River Adventure.”
Suitable for those travellers who enjoy a little luxury, the Lodge offers a fully catered option and boasts:
Comfortable beds, fluffy towels and delicious buffet meals.
Double, twin and family (bunk) rooms available.
The Lodge accommodation is also ideal for trampers, canoeists and guests wanting to stay extra nights.
For those of you who would like the comfort of the Lodge without the cost, self catering is the way to go. This is ideal for anyone but especially a well deserved treat for trampers and canoeists.
• Bunk or family rooms, double rooms as available
• Comfortable beds - bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case supplied
• Hot showers
• Flush toilets
• Fully equipped kitchen includes pots, pans, plates, cutlery
- the lot
• Spacious guest lounge, dining room and balcony
• Fully licensed bar
• Meals by arrangement
• Your own sleeping bag
• Your own food
Ask about our group booking discounts!
Our privately owned Bridge to Nowhere Campground is situated on part of our 1500 acre farm "Ramanui" It is about about 100 meters up stream from our Lodge on the same side of the river, so if you are canoeing you will see it first.
A short walk up from the river takes you to the campground which is nestled amongst the bush. Large terraced grass areas are ideal for camping. Facilities serviced Daily
We have 4 cabins in the campground and also a cooking shelter.
There is a large terraced grassed areas overlooking the Whanganui River, ideal for tenting
Running water, tepid shower, outdoor wood bath, toilets, cooking areas, kitchen and barbeque area.
You are welcome to stroll up to the Lodge for a beer in the evening. Passes are available from your canoe supplier or from the Lodge or from the campsite itself.