The Lodge is nestled in the dense native forest.
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Nau mai Haere mai
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Beach and Bush Walks
Hiking tracks and coastal walkways of the Hokianga.
Trap and hunt possums onsite.  Guides available for pig hunting.
From deep-sea to fresh water:   kingfish, kahawai, bluenose,
marlin, trout.  Kai moana:  collecting mussels, pipi, paua  (abalone).
Visit the year-round  vegetable garden at the Lodge.
Other Activities
Stargazing, kayaking, weaving, bonecarving, bird watching and much more.
Maori Culture
Explore the rich Maori history and culture in the Hokianga.  Marae visits, weaving wananga (workshops), waka ama, kapa haka and more.
Art Trails
Explore local art and artists on the HEART trail.
Day trips from the Lodge
to Bay of Islands, Kauri Coast,
Waipoua Forest and Hokianga
Waiotemarama Falls Lodge is the Hokianga's finest accommodation experience.  See the real New Zealand bush!

Activities include sandboarding, hiking, fishing, hunting, birdwatching, stargazing, horsetrekking, Maori culture experiences, art trails, the Waipoua Forest and so much more!

Book now for this unique accommodation experience.
Experienced guides and horses.
Loads of history and local knowledge.
Take a 10 minute boat ride to the sandhills opposite Opononi.
Wairere Boulders
Read the story of this amazing geologic discovery in Horeke.
Waipoua Kauri Forest
No trip to the Hokianga would be complete without seeing Tane Mahuta
"We did lots whilst we were here - sand dune surfing, glow worm hunting, kauri hugging, waterfall clambering.  Lots of walking and we still didn't get to do a few more things on our list."
10 challenging and stunning courses within a short drive from The Lodge.
Hokianga Historical Society
Waianga Place, Omapere
Visit their website!
Waiotemarama Falls Lodge
Extraordinary Private Accommodation Experience
Kauri Coast, Opononi, Northland, New Zealand
Native tui in a flowering New Zealand flax bush
Hokianga Express at the Opononi Wharf
Tramping and hiking in the Hokianga bush
Horseriding on the  beach or in the bush
Tane Mahuta, Waipoua Forest
Kayaking, stargazing, bonecarving and other Hokianga activities
Traditional Maori hongi or greeting
The Lodge exhibits local artists' works
South Head of Hokianga Harbour from Opononi
Rawene golf course is always a challenge!
Willd boar shot at WFL
Complete privacy and tranquility
await at this quintessential
slice of Kiwi paradise,
6 km from the Opononi Wharf.

Native forest and birds, waterfalls, kiwis and glowworms.

You have this well-appointed
and spacious private home to yourself - you are the only guests! Sleeps 6.
Brown kiwi
and Kiwi Sanctuary!
Your hosts standing outside The Lodge
The Idyllic
Writer's Retreat
Be inspired by the tranquil environment to progress your thesis, book or essay.
The Lodge is a perfect writer's retreat
You are the only guests.
The Lodge provides an ideal base for exploring Northland.
There is so much to do and see in the Hokianga.

Your hosts are long-time residents with extensive local knowledge.  We look forward to greeting you at The Lodge.
$180 per night
sleeps six

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Waiotemarama Gorge Scenic Drive

Complete privacy. Your hosts are on-site but out-of-sight!
356 Waiotemarama Gorge Road
"The Heart
of the
Kauri Coast"
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