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Lodge | Ohakune | #6300

10/10 (2 ratings)
  • 25 people
  • 10 bedrooms
  • 9 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Private functions are our specialty. All your friends & family under one roof!
  • Hire the Lodge & you won't have to share with anyone else. Self-catering facilities available
  • Ski, snowboard, hike, canoe or bike. Relax in our spa pool, party, read a book, enjoy family time

Situated amongst 5 acres of park like grounds within the historic township of Raetihi, Snowy Waters Lodge offers budget accommodation within easy reach of Mt Ruapehu, the Whanganui River, Bridge to Nowhere, Tongariro Alpine Crossing, bushwalks, mountain bike tracks, fishing, birdwatching, golf and much more.

The Lodge's extensive outdoor entertainment area is perfect for enjoying a BBQ and drinks in the evening, or relax and unwind after a day’s hiking, kayaking, skiing or snowboarding in our outdoor heated spa pool.

The Snowy Train, kids playground and our conservation goat make Snowy Waters Lodge the perfect choice for family reunions. Our landscaped grounds and magnificent views of Mt Ruapehu provide a beautiful setting for weddings, and our ability to accommodate large groups makes an ideal venue for school groups, sports teams and social club functions.

The Lodge lounge features a fireplace (wood supplied), 50” plasma TV with SKY, DVD player and stereo, while the adjoining games room has table tennis, foosball, a giant Connect Four, books, boardgames and cards. The open plan kitchen has a fridge/freezer, oven/stove, microwaves, toasters, zip/kettle, cutlery, crockery, pots/pans and cooking utensils.

10 guest rooms in the Lodge can accommodate up to 29 people in the following room types:

4 x queen rooms (one queen bed)

1 x twin room (two singles beds)

1 x triple room (set of bunks plus a single)

2 x quad rooms (two sets of bunks)

2 x family rooms (one double plus a set of bunks)

All linen provided. Separate male/female bathrooms each have three showers and three toilets. There is a laundry and a drying room for mountain/bush/river gear. During winter the Lodge is centrally heated. The Lodge is non-smoking.

Private off-street carparking for up to 20 vehicles.

Just 30 minutes from Turoa ski area or 45 minutes to Whakapapa.

Special conditions: Minimum two night stay on weekends during peak season (winter).


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • DVD player
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Pool table
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • SKY TV ®
  • Spa pool
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Double Room

    1 x Double bed

  • Family Room

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Double bed

  • Quad Room

    2 x Bunk bed

  • Triple Room

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Twin Room

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Summer 2016/2017
17-Jan-17 to 22-Jun-17
$1100/night $1100/night
Winter 2017 Rates
23-Jun-17 to 30-Oct-17
$1150/night $1150/night
Summer 2016/2017
31-Oct-17 to 31-Mar-18
$1100/night $1100/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 (2)

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  • The location is very nice and there are lots of things to...

    The location is very nice and there are lots of things to do for adults and kids.

    redeta231 100%|5x Aug 2015

  • The place is spacious

    The place is spacious. Likely to book the place again.

    JeanetteAs1 100%|2x Aug 2014

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thank you Jeanette, we enjoyed looking after your group. Snowy has had a great season and some of it must be due to your prayers.

    SnowyWaters 100%|17x

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