There is an endless amount of attractions in the area, here are some you may be interested in:

  • The lodge is located on a 59 Hectare working farm.
  • Lodge is in a privately owned valley, with its own micro climate.
  • Area is surrounded by protected DOC land.
  • Historical gold mining area
  • Hosts are 3rd generation West Coasters and their generous hospitality
  • Isolated away from anyone, beautiful, quiet and peaceful
  • Shut yourself off from the outside world, we can even lock the gate

History Tour:

Also Available on request is a history tour 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 area and the general History. You can also see the Glow Worms and have a look at the waterwheel/power system. This tour also gives you an amazing opportunity to see both native Birds and plants.

The tour takes about an hour.


Tours cost $15.00 per person.

More Attractions
  • Access to Napoleon Hill and the Waipuna tunnels a beautiful and scenic 4 wheel drive track
  • 5m Waterwheel, supplying the house and farm with power
  • Man-made pond with heaps of aquatic wildlife
  • Bird-lovers paradise.
  • Access to many walking tracks and old gold mining workings
  • Glow worm tunnels
  • See native Weta, freshwater crayfish and eels.
  • Or just relax in the lodge and meet Twice our friendly maine coon cat, Miss Piggy, Our Pet Highland Cows and Goats.

See all these attractions and more!!!