Whitestar Station, Colville Farm, Bush Lodge

Cottage | Colville | #31486

9.6/10 (72 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • This Lodge sleeps 8, book both lodges to sleep 14
  • Plenty to do on our 6th generation, 1260 hectare sheep and beef farm
  • BYO motorbikes, horses, 4WD, pets aloud. Smoking strictly outside!

Wake up to the idyllic sounds of the birds and running stream in these beautiful lodges. They are in secluded bush and are a 2km drive up a farm track, on Whitestar Station in Colville, 25mins north of Coromandel township on a 1260 hectare sheep and beef farm.

You can cook on the wetback wood fire (wood provided) gas cooker or go outdoors and light the BBQ and take in your serene surroundings.

The Bush Lodges fridge, lights and most of the hot water heating are powered by water generation

Maximum power output is 1000W so sorry, NO electric heating or TV (extra blankets provided)

Bring the kids for a farm/bush experience or a romantic getaway or book both lodges for a group event (Listing #31550, sleeps 6 people and room for tents). Also have other houses to rent on same property

On the farm we have a range of activities to do:

Waterfall walks

Glow-worm caves

Swimming in the streams

Rock hunting

Range top walks ( stunning 360 degree views of Hauraki Gulf and more)

Or try:

Horse Trekking

I have 9 horses available for guided trips around the farm or beach ride, Beginner and experienced riders can walk, trot or gallop through fields creeks bush with fantastic views of the valley and Moehau Mountain.

Prices are




5hrs-$180 (experienced riders only)

Minimum 2 people needed.

($2 discount per person staying on the farm)

5 mins drive to Colville shop (sells everything from ice, bait, petrol, alcohol), Art Galleries, Local produce meat, baking and coffee at the Hereford and a Pickle Cafe, Post office and Tennis courts.

Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat is 30 mins north east of Colville in Port Charles, a Bar, restaurant and offers Bush Spas and Massage.

10mins drive to boat ramp for boat fishing or try your luck rock fishing anywhere on the coast of northern Colville

Also Manuka and Bush blend honey available for sale on the farm too ( all produced on Whitestar farm by happy bees.)

10-20 minutes drive to swimming /surf beaches.

Special conditions: Pets allowed with prior approval one off charge applys of $10 per pet. 50% non refundable deposit required over peak summer period and major weekend events. Extra charges apply if bringing your motorbikes & 4WDs to help maintain tracks. Please leave this beautiful ecological area as you found it and respect the area and buildings, a extra charge will be applied if any damage is done to the property or surroundings. Washing machine facilities available at entrance to Whitestar Station


  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Shower
  • Special events venue
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Lounge

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Main bedroom

    3 x Bunk bed 1 x Double bed

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Double bed full linen, bunk beds, top sheet only + pillows, blankets provided BYO towels, Sleeping bags FREE (included); Pets $10.00 per stay (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Labour weekend 2016
19-Mar-18 to 30-Apr-18
$90+/night $90+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $8/night;
2 night minimum stay
Winter rates
01-May-18 to 30-Sep-18
$80+/night $80+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $5/night;
Default Tariff
01-Oct-18 to 19-Jun-19
$80+/night $85+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $8/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 (72)

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  • What a wonderful spot, so peaceful

    What a wonderful spot, so peaceful. We we're the only people there and had three days without seeing a soul, just birds and trees. Walk to Pothole Falls a real little adventure. Great experience.

    Brian&AnnaB 100%|6x Mar 2018

  • Amazing location with great bush walks

    Amazing location with great bush walks. Lodge was perfect for the 'great escape' family experience. Will definitely return.

    DavidG24 100%|3x Feb 2018

  • Excellent


    DouglasSt2 100%|2x Jan 2018

  • Excellent


    DouglasSt2 100%|2x Jan 2018

  • We loved our stay at the bush lodges and didnt want to...

    We loved our stay at the bush lodges and didnt want to leave..the location is nicely tucked away, peaceful with waterfalls nearby. The cabins are equipped with everything you need and the kids had lots of fun exploring outdoors. We will definetly return. Thankyou for our awesome family experience??

    courra72 100%|5x Jan 2018

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