Mangarakau Lodge, Golden Bay

The surrounding area

The surrounding area

Location: Between Kahurangi National Park & Te Tai Tapu marine reserve.

Price: koha (donation)

Sleeps: 17 people 

Set between Kahurangi National Park and Te Tai Tapu marine reserve, this lodge overlooks a large wetland area that contains a variety of birdlife from fernbird to bittern. Kayakers, botanisers, birders and trampers will find plenty of activities to do in this region. The lodge is fully equipped with a kitchen & two bathrooms. Visitors need to bring bedding, towels and sufficient food supplies - the nearest shop is over an hour away.

Click here to find out more about the Mangarakau Swamp