Just a bit unique. Enjoy exclusive use of this authentic country lodge set in 4000 acres of farm and bush west of National Park. Relax and enjoy pure peace and quiet or indulge in the outstanding outdoor experiences this stunning property offers.

Your stay involves exclusive use of this special lodge and the opportunity to share all sorts of genuine and fun experiences on the surrounding 4,000 acres of big, spectacular country that rises 500m from the valley floor to up under Mt Ruapehu. Trek big-country trails on the station horses or bring your own, drive SxS vehicles on off-road adventures, explore the farm on e-mountain bikes, enjoy family fun country style, participate in the working farm, hunt for deer or wander at will and watch wild deer and whio (blue duck) up close and personal. Then at the end of the day relax in the outdoor hot tub and enjoy the lodge along with memorable dining, all the while hosted by Carolyn & Glenn in their relaxed and friendly way.

Special Deals

  • 3 Nights for 2 - Family Fun Retaruke - Ruapehu

    Experience life in the country Enjoy 2 full days family fun Kids < 17. Rate by family size

    3 for 2
    More Info Valid between 01 Jul 2021 - 30 Jun 2022
  • 3 nights for 2 -Local Escape Retaruke - Ruapehu

    Escape to the country Relax & share with friends Includes 2 days of activities

    3 for 2
    More Info Valid between 01 Jul 2021 - 01 Jul 2022

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$900-$1075 (Adult)


Business Hours
8am to 9pm
Months of Operation
All Year