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Prices from $225 to $395 per couple
The Forgotten World Highway, 7km south of Taumarunui.
Phone: 07 974 8543
Address: Omaka Road, Taumarunui
Contact Person: Scott Riches-McPherson or Chris Riches
Directions: Omaka Lodge is situated off the Forgotten World Highway, just 7 kilometres south of the friendly township of Taumarunui. The short drive out from town follows the Whanganui River and is a beautiful scenic tour.
The short drive from town follows the Whanganui River and is a beautiful scenic tour any time of year. At the end of a tree lined driveway, you’ll find Omaka Lodge and its beautiful mature gardens on the crest of a hill, with magnificent views of Herlihy’s Bluff and Mt Hikurangi. Offering total privacy and seclusion and situated amidst farmland, the Lodge is surrounded by country life, with sheep, cattle, rolling hills and never-ending birdsong.
Accommodation on offer includes ensuite rooms, a self-contained luxury suite, and campervan sites. Relaxing at Omaka Lodge is a delight both indoors and out: swim or sunbathe; play tennis; read a book; explore the garden or doze indoors; there's something for everyone at magical Omaka Lodge.
The surrounding Ruapehu District offers many interesting attractions - the Forgotten World Highway; Forgotten World Rail Carts; the Whanganui River. If adventure tourism is your thing, there are cycling, walking and hiking trails within easy reach, not to mention the mountains and ski-fields of the Tongariro National Park.
At the end of the day, whatever you’ve experienced, Omaka Lodge welcomes you home. Enjoy a delightful dinner (if prearranged), soothing shower or spa-bath, and relax into a sumptuous bed. The beauty and warmth of Omaka Lodge provides rest; satisfying and restoring a weary traveller. Omaka Lodge, a tranquil oasis amidst New Zealand’s Forgotten World.