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Secluded eco-accommodation for up to 12 guests in an idyllic location on the west coast of the Aupouri Peninsula in the Far North of New Zealand


300m from the Ninty Mile Beach along Te Araroa Trail - ideal for tents, camper-vans and backpackers


Hukatere Lodge can be rented for retreats, symposiums, reunions, and other special events at our special rates


Hiking and horsetracking along Te Araroa track and Ninty Mile Beach are only some of many possible activities


Exercise your CURIOSITY


Hukatere Lodge offers eco-accommodation for up to 12 guests in an idyllic location on the secluded west coast of the Aupouri Peninsula in the Far North of New Zealand. We are completely self-sufficient for power and water, making the least possible impact on our outstanding natural environment.Right on Ninety Mile Beach, alongside the extensive Aupouri Forest and convenient for sightseeing to Cape Reinga, there are numerous walks and activities nearby. Simply walking around our large property, with our own horses, will keep you occupied.We are on the Te Araroa Tramping and Hiking Trail which passes along Ninety Mile Beach and are a convenient overnight stop between The Bluff and Waipapakauri.We offer rental of the complete lodge, particularly attractive to walking/trekking and ladies' groups, or bed and breakfast accommodation for individuals and couples. We have a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering.We provide a beautiful scenery for a wedding and other special occasions.We also have the Hukatere Camping Ground for tents and spacious parking for campervans, low-budget backpacker accommodation and stabling for horses.

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Dein Gastgeber

Gabi Pfaender, your host is a multimedia artist and an environmental artist with an avid interest in sculpture, painting, photography and printmaking. Her work is influenced by the costal scenery where she lives and works. Gabi is very passionate about creating and nurtering this place where people feel relaxed in a comfortable setting with all mode and coms. Hukatere Lodge and Camping Ground in the wilderness along the Ninety Mile Beach. Where you never stop to gaze at the forever changing scenery of the west coast. If you like the outdoors, sea, coast, and wild horses this is the place for you too.

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your escape begins here

Walk On

Hukatere Lodge is one stop on the Te Araroa trail.

Take a moment

Rediscover your pause button.

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Gabi Pfaender hat das gemacht wovon andere traeumen. Sie ist nach Neuseeland ausgewandert.
Dort hat sie die Hukatere Lodge mit Bed & Breakfast sowie Zeltplatz aufgebaut.
Gabi Pfaender did what others dream about. She emigrated to New Zealand.
There she has built the Hukatere Lodge.