Karioi Lodge sleeps up to
75 people and is set on a 110 acre nature reserve in Whale
Bay. We have cozy 4 bed dorms, private rooms with a double
bed and set of bunks that also sleep up to 4 people plus
there are 9 awesome powered campervan sites set amongst
pristine native bush
There are 15 dorm
rooms with 4 beds per room
Double/Twin/Family Rooms: 5 private rooms
which sleep up to 4 people with one double bed and one set
Heaters, fresh clean linen,
pillows & blankets are supplied in all of the rooms,
which are set amongst the bush. Some have sea views, many
have beautiful bush and mountain views. All rooms are in
close proximity to bathroom & kitchen facilities. Some
rooms have hammocks & sunny decks outside for relaxing
KARIOI CAMPERVAN SITES..
Our new campervan sites are available for travellers seeking
a site like no other! Enjoy the privacy and unique setting
of these camp sites.... Park up on 'Manuka Terrace' at one
of 9 powered sites, relax in beautiful native bush surrounds,
listen to birdsong, and the sound ofs the ocean. Ah yes campervan
bliss! Nearby kitchen and bathroom facilities are available
for campers convinience.
SHARE ROOMS per person
ROOMS per 1-2 people
Stray Travel Passenger - $29
Regular Retail Price - $30
Stray Travel Passengers - $69
Regular Retail Price - $75
room rates are in NZ$ & include tax. Private Rooms
sleeping more than 2 people cost $27 extra per person.
Prices include Bedding.
PICK UPS & DROP OFFS FROM RAGLAN TOWNSHIP are available
for anyone coming to stay. Guests can enjoy the usual &
not so usual facilities of our backpackers. Over the years travellers
have added to the ART WORK which you'll find dotted around the
lodge. Check out the whale of Whale Bay, Erin's bush nymph &
other awesome creations!
4 BED DORMS
ENQUIRIES... our primo office staff will help you to
organise other fun Raglan activities to do during your stay-
Highlighted activities below are the ones you'll get a special
discount on as a guest of Karioi Lodge.
there's daily beginner Surfing Lessons, surfboard and
wetsuit rental, Coastal Horse Trekking with Wild Coast Ruapuke,
Magic Mountain Horse Treks that can take you on a trek to Bridal
Veil Falls, daily Sunset Harbour Cruises, Fishing
Charters, Kayaking on a guided tour or rent to explore
the harbour on your own,, Golf, local hot rocks
massage & Learning to Kitesurf.
Please let us
know if you’ve any questions or booking enquiries. We're
also home of the Raglan Surf School holding daily surf lessons
& offering surf rental equipment, Surf Dames which runs
womens surf retreats & Sleeping Lady Lodgings which offers
luxury holiday houses right at Whale Bay. We look forward to
hearing from you!
are two kitchens that are fully equipped with microwaves, ovens,large
fridges, pots, pans and other cooking, eating & cleaning
utensils. Enjoy cooking in our large kitchen next to the main
lounge or in the smaller kitchen downstairs which opens up to
an outdoor pation area. A BBQ & gas bottle is supplied for
Gas hot water showers & toilets are in close proximity to
all rooms. There are two bathroom blocks including 3 showers
in each (male & female blocks) & two private bathroom
units with shower & toilet available for all guests. We
aim always to keep our facilities clean & tidy for you.
Scandinavian style sauna is on every evening & free for
guests to use. Steam up till you're cooking, then pop out to
the outdoor shower for a quick refreshing cool off then back
to the sauna. Repeat until done. A must for those guests who
have been busy tramping the mountain, surfing or exploring the
rocky Whale Bay coastline.
TOTO GORGE WALK
BUSH TECHNO... We
may be located in a bush paradise 8kms from town but we're not
completely isolated! Keeping you connected are Broadband &
WIFI internet facilities, Satellite TV with all the channels
including sports & movies on a 42 inch plasma TV, DVD &
video player, a small collection of DVD's and Videos & a
guest telephone with phone cards. Daily runs to Raglan Township
are also available.
ADVENTURE & SPORTS...
The infamous bush loop track,direct access to the Mt Karioi
tramp, rustic barn with table tennis, pool table, dart board
& mountain bikes will keep you busy during your stay. Not
to mention the amazing surf at your doorstep, daily surf lessons
running everyday in Winter & twice daily in Summer &
discounted half day surfboard & wetsuit hire for guests.
LOOK OUT!... Spectacular
sunsets, sunrises plus checking out the local wildlife are easily
done at Karioi Lodge. The look-out point with big round deck
and seating for hanging out gives you 360 degree views of the
mountain & Tasman Ocean. Check the surf, do yoga, enjoy
the sun or a few drinks on happy hour & you'll be close
to heaven! Glow worms are visible everynight and during the
day check out the native wood pigeons & Tuis!
WITH THE BEES
SUSTAINABLE GARDEN PROGRAMME
& FRESH ORGANIC PRODUCE... The Karioi Lodge has
developed permaculture gardens producing free-range eggs, vegetables
& fruit. Guests who are keen to learn or work are often
able to join in while helping to pay for their accommodation
THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
WITH DAILY TOWN AND BEACH TRANSPORT... You can experience
the amazing scenery, adventure activities & beach culture
of Whale Bay by staying at the Karioi Lodge & also enjoy
shopping, cafes, markets & the other delights of Raglan
Township by taking advantage of our daily runs to town. We also
offer daily transport to sandy Ngarunui Beach (halfway between
town & Whale Bay). Our office staff will help you to plan
your day no problem!
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