Midway Auckland /Wellington. Beautiful peaceful country setting. Close to Tongariro National park on a working Romney sheep and cattle farm. Trout fishing in Whanganui and Whakakpapa rivers. Stop over for the Forgotten highway. Visit local glowworms.

Relax in the tranquil Tunanui valley midway Auckland / Wellington. Only 500 meters from SH4. Close for convenience - far enough away for peace and quiet.

Melvin is 3rd generation to farm Fernleaf - his Romney flock has been recorded for 80 years.

Experience local attractions - a tour of our beautiful, fascinating local glowworms under a starry sky, Trout fishing in the Whanganui / Whakapapa rivers, the world famous Tongariro Crossing, Forgotten highway - Magnificent local bush walks. 42 traverse and other new cycling pathways.

Enjoy our generous country hospitality with wonderful breakfasts. Carolyn loves to prepare meals for you including delicious home cooked dinners highlighting "Kiwi favorites". Henry and Billie ,our friendly little

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Pet Friendly

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$120-$160 (Adult)


Business Hours
6am - 11pm every day of the year except Christmas day
Months of Operation
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec