Wildside Getaway Adventure and Leisure Eco-Retreat

Lodge | Owhango | #10364

9.7/10 (35 ratings)
  • 10 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

Wildside Getaway is a modern, self-sufficient eco-home on a tranquil 350 acre native bush property, with inspirational views of Mount Ruapehu and Mount Taranaki. This is the perfect getaway for families and groups looking for a genuine New Zealand outdoors experience and is also ideal as a base for snow sports, with a large drying room, great log fire and spacious games room. Stunning landscapes and wildlife make Wildside Getaway a paradise for lovers of the outdoors and photographers.

This lodge has been developed with sustainability in mind and is a great example of a warm, comfortable off-the-grid home. Power is provided by solar panels and wind turbines and hot water is provided by a combination of a wetback from the large wood burner, solar and instant gas.

All windows, doors and skylights are double-glazed and insulation has been maximised. Low emission paints, floorings and furnishings and sustainable building materials have been used where practical. Numerous items of furniture have been handcrafted from recycled native timber.

The house has a Homestar self-assessment rating of 7 stars out of 10.

The property is in the heart of adventure country, with snowboarding, skiing, hunting, fishing, mountain biking, tramping, quad biking, canoeing, kayaking and scenic flights in the immediate vicinity. Only 25 minutes to base of Whakapapa skifield; 40 minutes to Ohakune; 10 minutes to end of 42nd Traverse; 25 minutes to canoeing the Whanganui River from Taumarunui, or 60 minutes from Whakahoro.

On request we can offer guided hunting, target shooting, trap or clay pigeon shooting, archery, alternative energy demonstrations and team building for schools and corporates. There is a large projector screen for viewing presentations and video.

Special conditions:

Please note no washing machine, dishwasher or microwave;

Smoking outside only;

Pets allowed with prior approval;

Linen (sheets, towels) available at additional charge;

Cleaning can be arranged for additional fee;

PLEASE DO NOT BRING PORTABLE ELECTRIC HEATERS - Thanks!

NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Pool table
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs bedroom

    3 x Single bed

  • Upstairs bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Upstairs bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

Availability

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*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 (46)

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  • Our group had an absolutely wonderful time at Wildside

    Our group had an absolutely wonderful time at Wildside. It was an amazing getaway set in a stunning part of New Zealand. A real peaceful treat. These guys have thought of everything to make your stay run smoothly. We had a large group of adults, but found that Wildside had loads of room to accommodate us all. We'll definitely be making the effort to return in the near future.

    susaar415 100%|17x May 2010

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