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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“horse riding”(17 reviews)
“stray bus”(9 reviews)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Free Wifi
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blue Duck Station offers everything you can possibly dream of when it comes to a rural farm experience. The staff will go above and beyond to ensure you have the best possible stay, and no matter if you're going horse riding or hunting, you will...More

Thank BenHa97
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had the best time here. Such great nature, awesome people and great activities. All would say is that not all of the sleeping accommodation is as clean or great as would ideally like. But once you just get stuck into it, you can only feel...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful stay in The Frontier Lodge, at the Blue Duck Station. The Frontier Lodge has a kitchen which is very well equipped and we enjoyed having the possibility to cook our own food. The Frontier Lodge is only two...More

Thank Mossi63
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is a very special site right off the beaten track in the middle of rural North Island. The station places a high value on conserving the natural wildlife and environment. The site provides very cheap hostel type accommodation which is very nice, however, the...More

Thank Skyferret
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Stopped here for two nights on board the Stray bus. As soon as you start heading towards the lodge from the main road the magic starts! Its jaw-droppingly beautiful and the lodge is incredibly quaint. There is so much to do from hiking, horse-riding, clay...More

Thank rachelf1993
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Free Parking
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US$131 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$131 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Bring a torch!"
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"depends what sort of neighbours you get, can be noisy."
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"get a 2-man bunk bed shack for privacy and tranquility"
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"The blue duck lodge if you want peace"
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