Echolands Valley Lodge

Echolands Valley Lodge

Enjoy quality rural accommodation only 7.5kms from Taumarunui on a Sheep & Cattle farm surrounded by everyday country life.

Great accommodation for families and groups in a farm homestead with large grounds featuring a variety of beautiful plants, shrubs and trees.


Our accommodation caters for up to 14 guests in 4 bedrooms plus sleepout to suit a variety of families and groups.

With large kitchen, dining and lounge and extensive grounds the best part is that you will have the entire house and grounds to yourselves.


In house facilities include:

  • Cot available
  • Large well-equipped kitchen
  • 2.5 bathrooms
  • Spacious open plan lounge and dining room
  • Washing machine & dryer
  • Sky TV
  • Free Wi Fi
  • Heat pump
  • Woodburner fireplace in lounge
  • Doors to deck off rooms.


Enjoying the things you can see and do in and around the property plus you are handy to all sorts of local attractions including:

  • Whanganui River with kayaking etc.
  • The Forgotten World railcarts
  • Jet boating & kayaking.
  • Mt Ruapehu skiing and the renowned Sky Waka etc.
Kakahi Adventure Lodge

Kakahi Adventure Lodge

We invite you to our spacious and sunny 3 bedroom guest house in the historic village of Kakahi, 17k south of Taumarunui, in the heart of the Ruapehu district. This fully functioning house sleeps 7 comfortably – this house is extremely good value.

 All the attractions of this magical area are at your fingertips, as well as world class fly fishing 2k from your door. Many drive too fishing spots within a short radius, and never an unhappy fisherman! Fabulous spot for trainspotters too.


Types of rooms include:

  • Queen + 1 Bedroom
    Queen bed plus single bed
    ensuite bathroom
  • Queen Bedroom
    Queen bed
    shared bathroom
  • Twin Room
    2 single beds
    shared bathroom


Facilities & Features

  • Family sized lounge with fireplace
  • Dining and large living areas
  • Full kitchen for self-catering
  • Catering available (by special arrangement)
  • All linen supplied, cleaning products,
  • Heatpump, Electric blankets
  • Lovely old school big bath
  • Library with local history section
  • Board games
  • Free off-road parking
  • Laundry facilities with iron and board
  • BBQ and outdoor settings
  • Mancave with LP collection
  • Motorcycle friendly
  • Pets welcome by arrangement only
  • Handy to everything the central North Island has to offer.
  • Authentic 1970’s decor with lots of space
  • World class fly fishing 2k from the door
  • Access to Whakapapa and Whanganui trout fishing rivers
  • Vast local knowledge from 4th generation resident
  • Historic village with unique general store
  • Great for trainspotters!
  • A 40 minute picturesque drive to the Tongariro River
  • Tranquil and private house with all day sun!

Kakahi Adventure Lodge