Your Central Otago Rail Trail Oasis

Lodge | Maniototo County | #19527

10/10 (2 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • 400 metres from the local amenities and Waipiata Hotel for great country meals and hospitality
  • Expansive views of the ranges
  • Only 150 metres from the Otago Central Rail Trail

Tussock Lodge offers you the choice of various accommodation options and functionality. We utilise the latest in eco friendly appliances and fixtures to help reduce the impact on this remote environment. Secluded alongside the Otago Rail Trail, we are just a short walk to local amenities.

Boasting 4 separate Super King Rooms, (with quite possibly the most comfortable beds on the trail) capable of sleeping up to 8 people, a Gourmet Kitchen, and very comfortable lounge area, why wouldn't you stay at the amazing Tussock Lodge in Waipiata?

We look forward to meeting you.

1 Waipiata Domain Road, Waipiata, RD3, Ranfurly

*Centrally located for a easy walk to the local hotel

*Wonderful views of the ranges

*150 metres from the Otago Central Rail Trail

*Very Comfortable beds

Special conditions: * Smoking allowed Outside Only * Pets Allowed by Prior Approval * Very Comfortable Beds


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Lodge Room 2, Super King Bed and a Single or 3 singles

    1 x Single bed
    1 x Super king bed

  • Lodge Room 3, Super King Bed or two Singles

    1 x Split King bed

  • Lodge Room 4, Super King Bed or Two Singles

    1 x Split King bed

  • Wheel Chair access, Super King bed or split as two singles

    1 x Split King bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Last minute bookings: 20% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 3 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

  • Mates rates: 10% off for members with 1 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
20-Feb-18 to 30-Apr-18
$650/night $650/night
Winter Season
01-May-18 to 30-Sep-18
$450/night $500/night
01-Oct-18 to 31-Dec-18
$580/night $600/night
01-Jan-19 to 30-Apr-19
$650/night $650/night
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01-May-19 to 20-May-19
$640/night $640/night

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (4)

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  • The accommodation was fantastic

    The accommodation was fantastic. It is really comfortable with a great view from the couch. We look forward to visiting again.

    AliceLaws 100%|4x Oct 2017

  • This is a great option - only 15 minutes from Naseby with...

    This is a great option - only 15 minutes from Naseby with lots of space all to yourself. Bonus points for the owner dropping by and delivering a freshly baked loaf of bread!!

    AndrewRe5 100%|1x Jul 2014

  • Great accommodation with excellent facilities, the surrounding area is stunning and our...

    Great accommodation with excellent facilities, the surrounding area is stunning and our hosts were very friendly.

    SarahD74 100%|1x Jan 2013

  • We found the lodge very relaxing and accommodated our requirements

    We found the lodge very relaxing and accommodated our requirements. The bed was very comfortable and big and would recommend this to others the lodge that Thanks Mark

    WendyFi2 100%|2x Nov 2012

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