Manganui River Lodge

Bach or holiday home | Ohakune | #34128

9.8/10 (16 ratings)
  • 9 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Manganui-o-te-ao river on your doorstep, only a 1 minute walk away
  • Large playing field for badminton, volleyball,cricket etc
  • Close to the Tongariro National Park, Whanganui River, The Bridge to Nowhere and Mt Ruapehu

This is a beautiful 20 acre property that offers a taste of the peaceful country life. There are paddocks with farm animals, an orchard, playing field, gardens and small bush areas with an abundance of bird life. With a large deck and outdoor patio area you can enjoy catching up with family and friends in a peaceful and picturesque setting.

You can do as much or as little as you like, you have the entire property to yourself. There are many activities for everyone to enjoy. The Manganui-o-te-ao river borders the property and offers excellent brown and rainbow trout fishing opportunities within a 1 minute walk from your doorstep. You can take a short walk or bike ride and enjoy scenic views of the Makakahi Valley. Take some time out and read a book on the deck while listening to the native bird song or spend the day swimming, kayaking or lazing on your very own exclusive stretch of river.

The large playing field gives plenty of space for kids to run around in a safe secure area. We provide a variety of sports equipment to keep them entertained, such as, badminton, volleyball and cricket gear.

The property is situated in the Ruapehu area and there are many popular activities and renowned places only a short drive away for those wanting to be a little more adventurous. These include the Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu ski fields, Whanganui river, The Bridge to Nowhere cycle trail plus many other stunning walking and biking trails within the Tongariro National Park and surrounds.

Special conditions: Pets allowed but not inside and only with prior approval Smoking allowed outside only Respect designated private areas


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x King single bed

  • Bedroom 3

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master bedoom

    1 x Queen 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
29-Mar-17 to 29-Jun-18
$180/night $250/night
2 night minimum stay

*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 (16)

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  • It's very nice place...

    It's very nice love this place

    ShiromiK 100%|2x Feb 2017

  • This cottage is a must

    This cottage is a must. Secluded and perfectly positioned by the river with river access, it has a garden, a badminton court, a rumpus room and a den full of DVD's. We didn't want to leave. It was the perfect way to recouperate after doing the Wanganui River trip with two families. We will definately be coming again.

    felier730 100%|3x Jan 2017

  • This property is amazing

    This property is amazing. It's like paradise! With an edible garden out one door and a beautiful bush track to a secluded river out the other door. The house is beautifully crafted and perfect for families. We loved every day and would absolutely come back!!

    azzaandtrace 100%|2x Dec 2016

  • A great getaway - this is a fantastic spot with so much...

    A great getaway - this is a fantastic spot with so much to do! The mountain wasn't open so we spent all weekend here, the kids had an awesome time pottering around down by the river, riding their bikes and making the most of the table tennis etc. when the rain set in. The house was very well equipped, comfortable and clean and only 30 minutes form Ohakune. We hope to be back again in the future!

    GeorgieTa1 100%|1x Sep 2016

  • Beautiful property

    Beautiful property

    KarlieO1 100%|1x Sep 2016

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