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Waihoanga River Lodge and Retreat

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5 days ago
“Wonderful facilities in a perfect natural environment”
5 days ago
“Consistently positive experiences in a beautiful and peaceful location”
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32 Waihoanga Road | Otaki Gorge, Otaki 5582, New Zealand
12.8 miles to Kapiti Coast Airport
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I attended a conference here and highly recommend the facilities and setting. The woodstoves kept us warm, the newly revamped bathrooms were a treat, and the natural surroundings provided lovely walks through bush to the river. The outdoor bath (like a spa pool) is a...More

Thank BryanR1917
Response from Waihoanga, Owner at Waihoanga River Lodge and RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Bryan, glad you had a great experience here. Hope to see you back here again!

Reviewed 5 days ago

I've visited Waihoanga Retreat Centre close to 10 times over the last 4 years and have always had a beautifully positive experience. Our community (Mindfulness for Change) has been holding regular huis there for the last c. 2 years as well and loved the venues...More

Thank Jennifer Y
Response from Waihoanga, Owner at Waihoanga River Lodge and RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Jennifer - we love the energy that your group brings here too... as does our dog! (Note to other potential guests - we can easily keep him away from the lodge if people don't enjoy having him around!)

Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing location right next to a beautiful forested part of the Otaki river, the perfect place for our group to reflect, get to know each other and find inspiration for our next steps. Rhian, Andy and the Waihoanga team are great to work with and...More

Thank Peter J
Response from Waihoanga, Owner at Waihoanga River Lodge and RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Peter, so lovely having you and your group stay - hope to see you here again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a beautiful space, inside and out - the river and forest is so grounding, and the yurt is incredible. Love the lodge with its cosy fires and spacious rooms, have had many great experiences at the Waihōanga over a number of years now. Have...More

Thank nzpickle
Response from Waihoanga, Owner at Waihoanga River Lodge and RetreatResponded 2 days ago

How lovely - nourishing is a lovely term for what we hope our guests experience here. We look forward to seeing you back here!

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went as a Wellington-based team of 17. It was such a beautiful and relaxing place to have team building and conferences. It reminded me of summer camp as a child and made us all feel so relaxed. The staff were so kind and personable,...More

Thank Allie W
Response from Waihoanga, Owner at Waihoanga River Lodge and RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Allie - it was great to have you and your group here. We hope to see you again soon!

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A peaceful lodge set by the Otaki River and surrounded by New Zealand forest. The lodge sleeps up to 26 in 4 rooms. There are also two huts that each sleep 2 people, and two cabins that each sleep up to 4. This More brings the total to 38 bed and additional has space for another 40 camping. Less
Number of rooms
8
Formerly known as
Waihoanga Retreat
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kapiti Coast > Otaki
Number of rooms
8
Formerly known as
Waihoanga Retreat
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kapiti Coast > Otaki
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