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We have four individual, modern designed, self-contained lodges, positioned around the seven acre landscaped property with small freshwater wildlife habitat lake. All four lodges have fully equipped kitchens, private BBQ / outdoor living areas, and have garden/lake views. Also available to guests is a complimentary home theatre, gym and spa pool.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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357 Kai Iwi Lakes Road Rd 3, Dargaville 0373 New Zealand
Getting there
Whangarei Airport41 mi
Kerikeri Airport45 mi
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Popular mentions
Picture this: You badly needed a place to re-charge your batteries and have a break from the daily grind of city life, work, and living. This is the place to be! The owners, Chris and Cherie Frost will go out of their way to let you get the most out of your visit to the Kai Iwi
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We have been touring round NZ for 8 days now and this was a fabulous, relaxing, quiet, but action packed place if you wanted. Our host Cherie was exceptionally friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We were offered bikes, kayaks, theatre room, hot spa, swimming as well as a
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Friendly host. It might be an idea to use insect repellent if you are allergic, as in October there were a lot of things flying around. The location is remote. It's 15 mins drive from the nearest pub, so it's a good idea to take your own dinner and breakfast. Picturesque
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when you book a much needed short break away with friends you haven't seen in a few years, what you dont really want is a storm. At the Wai Hou Oma lodge though it didn't seem to be a problem. our host Cherie and Chris Frost went out of there way to make us and the other guests
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Such a beautiful lodge and such beautiful hosts Cherie and Chris. We were unfortunately there during the crazy storm so couldn't really appreciate the lakes beauty but we really enjoyed our stay. Cherie and Chris went above and beyond looking after us. They checked on us many
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Deck Area with BBQ and Outdoor Seating
I Claire... the family lodge is your best option. separate bedrooms, and more living space for the little ones. best regards Ruby
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"All rooms are great"
"lodges are surrounded by water, so children would have to be watched carefully"
"Clarify if your room is over the water, else expect lawn views."
"All rooms are well situated."
"Nearest town (Dargaville) is about 30 kms away, so be sure to bring supplies, unless you're taking advantage of the onsite meals, offered by the hosts."
US$152 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionDargaville
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