Additional Information


Frequently Asked Questions

Read our Frequently Asked Questions. If you have a question that you would like answered email it to us.

Q: How far are you located from Minganui Village?
A: We are located about 10kms before Minganui in Te Whaiti.

Q: What is the Check-out time?
A: We don’t have a set check out time, but any time up until after lunch is generally OK.

Q: Where is the nearest gas station and shopping center?
A: The nearest shopping center is located about 15kms down the road in a small township called Murupara there are a few shops including a gas station there.

Q: What payments options are there?
A: You can pay in cash, Visa or Master card. We prefer payment in cash.

Q: Can we drink the water out of the taps at the lodge?
A: Yes, the water comes from a spring up in the valley.

Q: Are you DOC approved for your transport?
A: Yes, we have all the required licenses to transport you to the forest entry points, and we are DOC approved.

Q: My question isn’t answered here.
A: That’s ok just send us and email and we will get back to you shortly.


Additional Links

Find out more about our community by checking our these other sites.

Below area few websites you might find useful when planning you trip to the Whirinaki Forest.

Department of Conversation
Ride Rotorua
NZ Travel Scout
Whirinaki Rainforest Information Site