Rainbow Trout Lodge
Lodge | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Entice yourself to retreat into a forgotten world where the sound of native birds abound; bathe in natural soda springs to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul; indulge your body on the massage table; in the hands of an expert guide catch yourself a couple of rainbow trout, have it sashimi and/or smoked for dinner with organic vegetables, local fruits of the season in fabulous desserts and your choice of wine from a great cellar; then allow the water movements outside your bedroom to comfort you in a deep tranquil sleep.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ohope 55 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rotorua 30 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The North Island region
Central Rotorua Activities
Rotorua is host to almost two million visitors per year and is known for its geothermal activity, bubbling mud pools, geysers and thermal springs. It is also the ancestral home of the Arawa tribe, and associated Maori cultural activities which are available to the visiting public.
Numerous lake walks, with durations from half an hour to a full day are within a 30 minute drive, but by travelling a little further there are some wonderful full day river and bush walks. All offer exceptional scenery amongst native bush, few people, and are well marked.
Other attractions include the world famous Agrodome, Hangi (Maori feast), trout springs, bungi jumps, horse treks, sky diving, river rafting and a luge. In fact, Rotorua has everything one would expect to find in New Zealand, with the exception of snow.
Personally escorted tours for sightseeing, shopping and bushwalking can be arranged. Further information on Rotorua is available on the official website www.rotoruanz.co.nz
Rainbow Trout Lodge is situated on State Highway 30, approximately 35 minutes from Rotorua central, 25 minutes from Rotorua Airport; 45 minutes from Whakatane; and 50 minutes from Tauranga . The Lodge is nestled on the shores of Lake Rotoehu, one of a cluster of 16 lakes in the area. It is where, in 1823, Hongi Hika and his warriors paddled and dragged their canoes to fight the Arawa people on Lake Rotorua. A delightful, short 45 minute walk through Hongi's Track, amongst native bush, replicating part of the journey, is a few minutes drive from the Lodge.
Charles P.T. Royal a local Maori man who was the New Zealand Innovative Chef of the Year 2003; Winner of the New Zealabd Cusine Magazine & Matua Valley wines Award winner for innovation and Excellence 2004-2006 is available for guided bush walks locally with Maori lunches and guided Maori food tours.
Hinehopu Golf Club, is a four minute drive from your Lodge and is available to green fee players. It is a delightful country course surrounded by magnificent bush and high bluffs.
Waitangi Soda Springs is a totally natural, well developed yet simple thermal spring with onsite local Iwi management by Chiefie and Joanne which is a minutes' drive from the Lodge. The water has wonderful therapeutic qualities and is regularly used by locals and visitors.
Whakatane township, situated on the East Coast is a 45 minute drive from Rainbow Trout Lodge, and is a delightful day trip offering miles of sandy beaches and some of the finest salt water fishing in New Zealand. It is renowned for it's Yellow fin Tuna and Marlin fishing during the summer months with excellent catches of Snapper and Terakihi both excellent white fleshed eating fish.
White Island is an active volcano thirty miles off the East Coast of New Zealand. Helicopter flights operate scheduled daily services to the Island from Rotorua.
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4 Aug 2014
Rainbow Trout Lodge, located right on the lake front, is a wonderful place to get away from it all. All three bedrooms, the lounge and the dining room have magnificient views of the lake. Owners, Jude… More
17 Apr 2014
this beautiful holiday home/lodge has everything!!the owner jude is amazing,nothing is too much.every detail for your stay is meticulously covered.the lodge is clean and homely.the day we arrived a hu… More
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