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Blue Duck Station

Located in the Ruapehu District on the banks of the Whanganui and Retaruke Rivers, and surrounded by Whanganui National Park, Blue Duck Station is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground.

To truly get away from it all and experience the purest of the pure outdoors head to Blue Duck Station.

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 Blue Duck Lodge has accommodation options plus a range of activities including 4wd tours, hunting, horse trekking, claybird shooting, jetboating, helicopter flights, tramping and mountain biking. There's also a rustic cafe for a well deserved coffee and a hearty meal.

The station’s core values are to conserve its endangered wildlife, increase the health of native bush and rivers, and preserve the history of the area, while educating visitors about the endangered New Zealand blue duck, other native species and local history. 

Come and treat yourself to some time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life in the heart of the Whanganui National Park, for more information head to the Blue Duck website.

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