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Private, spacious and north facing with beautiful river views through the gardens and lily ponds, the 2 bedroom self-catering Lodge is an indulgent waterside retreat. The Lodge is ideal for an intimate getaway for 2 or as a hideaway to relax with family and friends. The Lodge can also be expanded with the addition of 2 further King/Twin bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, making it ideal for larger family groups.

“As New Zealanders it is wonderful to share the vision of Ian and Anna for Takou River Lodge and the surrounding land…so often living in NZ we take our natural beauty for granted and yet how often do we aspire to enhancing our environment as Ian and Anna as doing. Wonderful hosts and a very special place on the planet…” Lodge guests, NZ


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The Lodge is wonderfully spacious, with relaxed indoor-outdoor living; beautiful north facing views to the river from every room; cathedral ceilings, polished wooden floors and a cosy wood fire; a beautifully appointed kitchen, spacious bathrooms and romantic spa bath. Floor to ceiling windows and doors open from every room onto the lawns, and passion fruit vines and jasmine shade the bbq and outdoor seating area. The Lodge is relaxing, romantic and peaceful. 

The Tariff:
$280 - $450/night (including GST) for 2 - 4 people.

The Lodge can be expanded easily for larger parties, allowing a total of 8 guests with the addition of 2 further upstairs king bedrooms (price on application).

Log Fire and Spa Bath

The master bedroom with its luxurious super-king bed and beautiful north and east facing views offers space, peace and privacy. The large en suite bathroom is designed for relaxation and has a spacious spa bath, double sinks and separate shower. A second king or twin bedroom is located at the opposite end of the living area providing space and privacy for s second couple or family group. The second bedroom also faces north and opens directly into the gardens, and has its own bathroom, bath and shower. The spacious open plan living room, with its beautiful north facing views across the lawns, lily ponds and gardens to the river has a cosy wood fire, luxurious leather sofas and cathedral ceilings. Doors and windows open from every room onto the gardens, which run down to the river. The Lodge also has a beautiful outdoor dining area. The open-plan kitchen is large, well appointed and fully equipped for self-catering with a gas hob and oven, dishwasher, espresso coffee machine, fridge-freezer, microwave, utensils, crockery and appliances.

The Lodge is equipped with a TV, DVD, CD player, Wi-Fi and i-pod dock, relaxing candles, fresh flowers and magazines. It is free from mobile phone coverage, and a phone for local calls is available in the guest office.

Guests at The Lodge have access to a wonderful range of amenities including the kayaks, canoes and fishing rods in our private Boatshed, beautiful riverfront and 5 acre sub-tropical gardens to wander and explore, our 150 acre organic farm with tranquil walks along the river bank, through pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots, and last but not least, the beautiful deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay. Relaxing and rejuvenating massage and spa treatments, gourmet meals and our magical Hot Tub are also available to book.





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