We offer a comfortable homestead, sleeps up to 7. In Kakahi, a sleepy village in the adventure playground of Ruapehu.
Our 257sqm, C J Allen Homestead is the oldest house in Kakahi, built in 1905. A few renovations later sees the house as comfortable, well positioned and inviting. The historic village of Kakahi is well known for it's trout fishing, Manu's authentic country general store, the glow worm cutting, and inspiring acclaimed New Zealand artist Peter McIntyre.
Kakahi is an easy drive to many adventures in the region. Kakahi Adventure Lodge provides a place where time stands still. The lodge sits at one end of the village, is private, sunny and peaceful. The night sky is vast and unspoiled by light pollution.
You will enjoy the following facilities; log fire, heat pump, electric blankets, linen and bedding. Fully equip kitchen, including breadmaker, microwave, crock pot, yoghurt maker, and large fridge. Washing machine, freezer, library, games, cleaning products.. Fire wood, beer fridge, bbq, outdoor chairs and tables, picnic settings, tent sites, blokes party shed - ladies allowed.
Kakahi is a small, sleepy, friendly village that will call you back time and again. A wave to all and frequent visits to Manu's shop are must do activities!
Pick up can be arranged from the Taumarunui bus station or the National Park railway station.
The driveway to the lodge should be entered and exited from the village end of Waitea Branch Road. Cars pulling out of the driveway straight across the road are risking a collision with a car coming round the corner. ALWAYS exit to the eastern, or village side of the driveway.
Whakapapa River 2k
Wanganui River 2k
Ongarue River 25k
19k south of Taumarunui
18k north of National Park
71k west of Turangi
46k to Wakapapa Ski Field
Extras: Linen (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;