Cottage | Ohakune & Surrounds | #29113

9.1/10 (10 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Whanganui River at your back door, Jetboating & Canoeing, Bridge to Nowhere Tours & Mountain Biking.
  • Whanganui River & Whanganui River Road entry points
  • Southern Gateway to the Whanganui National Park

This lovely two storeyed three bedroom cottage is located amongst the

village residence on the Pipiriki Raetihi Road (45 mins from Ohakune). It is at

the Southern gateway to the Whanganui National Park with the

Whanganui River only a short distant walk away.

Booking office 50m walk to your local operator - Whanganui

River Adventures base for your Whanganui River Experience.

Enjoy nature at your doorstep and be accessible to the wonders of the

Whanganui River and Road in what it has to offer. Your local operator -

Whanganui River Adventures will share their stories and history with you of

their growing up on the river from 100 generations before them and having

seen the last of the few fleet of riverboats operating on the river. Their families

grew up with the many stories and memories of the Pipiriki Hotel days,

family members worked in the hotel as cooks, cleaners and were also the

entertainers for the night life in the hotel (Happy hours). The days of the

River Boat Skippers, Captains, Crew etc played a big part in their

families lives, today their family still farms on the river 22kms upriver.

The owners were also married on the "Bridge to Nowhere" when in the

following year after sold the tour company in 1998 to one of locals in

Pipiriki and started Whanganui River Adventures in their hometown

- Pipiriki.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside! Private deck out back. Pets not allowed inside! Suitable for Families, corporate, work groups, couples BYO Alcohol & Food


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • lounge

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Room 1 (downstairs)

    1 x Queen bed

  • Room 2 (Upstairs)

    1 x Queen bed

  • Room 3 (Upstairs)

    X2 King Singles

    1 x King single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Flat rate tariff
25-Feb-17 to 25-May-18
$125+/night $125+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (10)

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  • A magic location where you feel miles from civilization with wonderful views...

    A magic location where you feel miles from civilization with wonderful views all around. It is so quiet and peaceful and the perfect rest place after a long day's cycle.

    DianneWh5 new member Feb 2017

  • Perfect location

    Perfect location. Quiet and relaxing. The cottage was clean and tidy and all things we needed were on hand. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. We will highly recommend it to others.

    margth915 100%|8x Jan 2017

  • Easy to find

    Easy to find. Quiet. Clean. Spacious.

    grahnt501 100%|3x Jan 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    Hi Graham, I am so glad you enjoyed your relaxed stay at our cottage. Do look forward to seeing you back this way again and please feel free to give us a ring if you want to book again or go to Bookabach to check for your next available date if returning.

    kenh2482 100%|11x

  • Pipiriki Cottage is located near the Whanganui River, and is the ideal...

    Pipiriki Cottage is located near the Whanganui River, and is the ideal base to explore the Whanganui River from.

    KimC3927 100%|1x Oct 2016

  • The road is a little daunting in the dark but the cottage...

    The road is a little daunting in the dark but the cottage is amazing. Enough sleeping space for 6 adults and the fire place makes the place very cozy. And heats up incredibly quickly. We will stay there again.

    Duppy911 0%|1x Aug 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Hi and thank you for your feedback on our cottage. Yes we do try to get everyone here before it gets dark as the road is a little bit confusing as to how long it is to drive in when dark. Beautiful drive in lots of daylight! Look forward to your return back at some time.

    kenh2482 100%|11x

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