Rivertime Lodge is nestled on an idyllic spot on the Whanganui riverbank and in the hub of hill country farming.

A spacious lounge opens onto a deck overlooking the river with a unique outdoor dining or barbaque area.The kitchen is well equipped for self-catering.There are two bedrooms,one queen and one with three singles.It has a modern bathroom and a laundry with automatic washing machine.

Tea,coffee ,sugar ,and milk are provided and delicious fresh produce can be left in the fridge for you to cook up a meal at your leisure.Just make sure you order a “meal” pack when you book.

You might wish to just kick back, listen to the birdsong, watch the stars at night, and savour the simple pleasures of being away from the rest of the world,surrounded by nature.

Rivertime is the perfect place to stay for visitors who wish to do our private  Backcountry Walks and  the Atene skyline Walk

We have easy private access from  the river if you arrive by canoe and are easy to see from the road if you are traveling by car. walking the Te Araroa Trail or cycling the Mountain to Sea.


2 Adults:                  $ 140 per night     ( linen provided )

Full house   ( 5 )       $ 240 per night     ( linen provided )

Trampers Special     2 Adults    $ 120 per night  or groups of 5 or more $ 50 pp .

Trampers Special bring own sleeping bag and towels  .Camping also  available with great shower and bathroom facilities.

Enquire about our ” meal packs ” when booking.