Flora, Fauna & History of the valley

We will show you around our valley while you are here is a relaxing bush walk in the immediate vicinity of the lodge, this tour is taken by either Malcolm or Robyn (Or both). 

The tour allows you to see the wonderful scenery in the area and learn about the gold mining in the valley during the gold rushes of the 1800's.

You will visit the New Zealand native Glow Worms and learn about our 'off the grid' hydro power, water race and waterwheel system. 

This tour gives you an amazing opportunity to see both native Birds and plants including but not limited to Bell Birds, Tui's, Keruru, (Native wood pigeon), Kaka, South Island Robins. 

Our favourites are the Karearea - New Zealand falcon, which is very rare to see in the wild and on the endangered species list!