Come and stay midweek on the banks of the Whanganui and Retaruke rivers, surrounded by the Whanganui National Park.

Stay 3 nights from now until 1 December and pay for only 2. There is a closeout for the school holiday period between 28 Sep - 09 October.

Blue Duck Station offers self contained exclusive lodges and also comfortable backpacker style accommodation. Situated in a clearing above the banks of the Retaruke River Blue Duck Lodge looks out onto breathtaking views of native bush. This self-catering lodge offers a comfortable base for relaxing, tramping and the many outdoor activities on offer on the station.Frontier Lodge is close the heart of the station just 200m from the café and looking down the Whanganui River valley. The lodge is comprised of three en-suite rooms each with their own entrance.

Designed by award winning New Zealand architects First Light the lodge is set modestly in its surroundings and has been designed to have a minimal impact on the environment.

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Dinner
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Lunch

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$45-$395 (Adult)


Business Hours
8am to 5pm
Months of Operation
All Year