BOOKING INFORMATION

Please read on for our Booking Information or click on items in the table below for quick reference.

 

DIRECTIONS... From the mainstreet of Raglan township (Bow Street), turn left onto Wainui Rd. Drive 8km to Whale Bay. You come to a roundabout, turn left on to Whaanga Rd. The entrance to the Karioi Lodge & Outdoor Centre is the second drive on the left, number 5b (there is a black round sign indicating Raglan Surf School & the Karioi Outdoor Centre). The Karioi Lodge is at the very top of this drive, go through a gate then through the bush (about 600m)

If you have lots of luggage please drive directly to the office to unload & check in. When finished checking in please park your car back in the main car park at the gate as soon as you can.


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FREE PICKUPS FROM TOWN
LOOK FOR THE SIGN
BOOK ACTIVITIES FREE

BOOKING CONFIRMATION... We require a 50% deposit to confirm all Karioi Lodge bookings. For groups & schools the amount is 20%. Deposits are payable either by credit card (visa & mastercard), direct credit into our bank account (pleae enquire for details) & in approved cases by cheque in the mail. Once a deposit is received we will notify you that your booking is confirmed.

BOOKING PAYMENT... Paying a deposit before your arrival confirms your booking. On arrival please check in at the office and pay the balance of your account. We have credit card facilities.

CANCELLATION POLICY... All deposits are non-refundable.

GROUP BOOKINGS... For a confirmed group booking we require a 20% deposit. We accept cheques or credit cards or direct bank payments. We extend an invitation to you to visit the Karioi Lodge and Outdoor Adventure Centre to discuss the proposed outing & requirements further or by contacting the office manager at (07) 825-7873

SURF LESSON BOOKINGS... No deposit is needed to book a surf lesson at the Karioi Lodge. However you must provide us with your contact details. Full payment can be made on arrival. Check-in for surfing lessons are 15 minutes prior to the start of the lesson - here you've got to sign in & complete the surfing lesson waiver.

DANCE & PLAY
THE HUB - OFFICE
SUNSHINE & COFFEE

CHECK IN & CHECK OUT TIMES... Check in is at 1pm, although often the rooms are ready for you much earlier. If you desire an earlier check-in please keep in touch with our office. Check out is at 10am. Extending your check out time can be pre-arranged with the office. Late check-outs may incur an extra nights charge so please be on time.

HOUSE RULES... On Parties & Noise- we are known to enjoy a party or two but its not for everybody all of the time! All loud noise, music etc, must stop by 10pm. There is a designated party area away from the main lodge where guests can make noise if desired, leaving other guests to sleep peacefully. On Smoking - smoking is permitted outside only - definitely no smoking in the rooms please. On People Visiting our Guests- we're happy for you to have people to visit however all guests must depart by 10pm unless otherwise arranged with the office or nightshift manager. On Parking - guests must park in the main carpark which is 200m from the main lodge. On Respect - Please respect others & the environment & lodgings in which you are a guest. Please recycle, don't litter & always leave an area how you found it. This also means doing your own dishes! On Sleeping Bags & other blankets- We don't allow people to bring their own bedding.

SURF YOURSELF SILLY
RELAXING ON POINT
PET FRIENDLY

PET POLICY... Pets are welcome at Karioi Lodge if they are social domestic animals, do not sleep in the rooms and are controlled at all times. Please register your pet with us on booking.

SECURITY... All private rooms have lockable doors and we operate a key deposit system of $20. If you have booked a share room with friends & family key deposits can also be arranged. In all other cases (e.g.you're sharing a room with other independent travellers) you will have access to a lockable drawer in your room which you have key access to during your stay.

FREE PICKUPS/DROP OFFS... Karioi Lodge is 8kms out of Raglan township in Whale Bay - out at the beach! Let us know when you'll be in town or just give us a call when you arrive and we will come and get you from Raglan Township. Likewise free drop offs back to town on your departure. During your stay we have daily trips to town for those who want to explore, shop, drink coffee & eat someone elses cooking including legendary fresh fish & chips!

BUS TRANSPORT TO RAGLAN... From Auckland airport there are two shuttle
services in Raglan that can pick you up from the airport and bring you here to the camp. The contact details are dom@raglanshuttle.co.nz for Raglan Shuttle Co, or Contact Graeme on 07 825 0908 for the Raglan Airport
Shuttle.


Get in touch with Intercity buses info@intercitygroup.co.nz for the main bus line from Auckland to Hamilton

From Hamilton - Buses run daily to/from Hamilton. Check out the timetable below.

Monday to Friday
Times listed as Depart- Arrive
7.00 8.00 Raglan to Hamilton Transport Centre
7.20 8.20 Te Uku to Hamilton East Schools
8.30 9.30 Hamilton Transport Centre to Raglan
10.00 11.00 Raglan to Hamilton Transport Centre

3.25 4.25 Hamilton East Schools to Te Uku
3.40 4.40 Hamilton Transport Centre to Raglan
4.40 5.40 Raglan to Hamilton Transport Centre
5.40 6.40 Hamilton Transport Centre to Raglan

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays
Times listed as Depart- Arrive (May to October)
10.00 11.00 Hamilton Transport Centre to Raglan
11.30 12.30 Raglan to Hamilton Transport Centre

3.00 4.00 Hamilton Transport Centre to Raglan
4.30 5.30 Raglan to Hamilton Transport Centre

Depart Arrive November to April
10.00 11.10 Hamilton Transport Centre to Manu Bay
11.20 12.30 Manu Bay to Hamilton Transport Centre

3.00 4.10 Hamilton Transport Centre to Manu Bay
4.20 5.30 Manu Bay to Hamilton Transport Centre

ROOM RATES
4BED SHARE ROOMS per person
PRIVATE ROOMS per 1-2 people

 

BBH Member - $27
Stray Travel Passenger - $27
Regular Retail Price - $30

 

 

BBH Members - $69
Stray Travel Passengers - $69
Regular Retail Price - $75

 

All room rates are in NZ$ & include tax. Private Rooms sleeping more than 2 people cost $27 extra per person. Prices include Bedding.

 

CAMPING RATES
Powered Campervan Sites per person
Double Dare Participant Rate

Regular Retail Price - $15

 

Regular Retail Price - $10

All camping rates are in NZ$ & include tax. Nearby kitchen and bathroom facilities are provided for campers

 

SURF PACKAGE PRICES
REGULAR SURFING PACKAGES
with SUPERVISION ON RENTAL DAYS
2 day surfing /1 night accom $145
3 days surfing / 2 nights accom $169
3 day surfing / 2 nights accom $199
3 days surfing / 3 nights accom $245
4 day surfing / 3 nights accom $259
4 days surfing / 4 nights accom $329

5 days surfing / 4 nights accom $339 includes a free tshirt!

5 days surfing / 4 nights accom $429 includes a free tshirt!

prices are in NZ$ and include tax. Prices shown are based on share accommodation - upgrades available.

 

SURF LESSON RATES
Half Day Beginner Lesson - per person
Half Day Private Lessons - per person

 

BBH Member - 85
Stray Travel Passenger - $85
Regular Retail Price - $89
Family Rate - kids 14 & under $45, adults $65

 

 

BBH Members - $129
Stray Travel Passengers - $129
Regular Retail Price - $149
One Instructor/2 Students - $129

 

Prices include all surf equipment (special learner boards & wetsuits), beach transport, free pickups and drop offs from Raglan Township & evening sauna.

Please let us know if you’ve any further 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 & Raglan Boat Charters offering daily sunset cruises & an exciting cruise venue on the Raglan Harbour for group & function bookings. See you soon!!!

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