Bed & Breakfast

Hukatere Lodge is a timber building originally used as part of a hospital in Kawakawa.

There are five bedrooms: 3x with a double bed, 1x with a double bed plus two singles, and 1x with two single beds.


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All of the bedrooms open on to the verandah with sweeping views over Ninety Mile Beach to the Tasman Sea.



The verandah leads to the dining room and lounge with large and well-equipped kitchen.


Well-equipped Kitchen

The kitchen includes: Full gas cooker; large fridge/freezer; coffee maker, extensive cooking utensils, baking pans, cutlery, and crockery.


Cosy Lounge

The lounge features comfortable couches and provides a radio/CD player and piano.


Large Bathroom

The large bathroom area provides two toilets, two showers, and two washbasins plus a separate room with bath, bidet, toilet, and shower.


BBQ & Hot Tub

A large patio at the rear of the lodge has a BBQ and there is a gas-fired hot tub (at extra nominal charge).


Food and Drinks

We can provide a stock of food and drinks by prior arrangement.


Smoke-free & pets

We are completely non-smoking. Pets are welcomed by arrangement. However, they are not permitted to go inside the lodge.

our price


Bed & Breakfast

  • Continental breakfast

  • Shared bathroom

  • Well-equipped kitchen

  • Dining room

  • Lounge

  • Internet, WiFi

  • BBQ

  • NZ$150 per night (high season: Sep - May)

  • NZ$140 per night (low season: May - Aug)

  • Price for two people, minimum stay two nights

  • Optional extras:

  • extra person - NZ$50

  • cooked breakfast - NZ$15

  • Booking

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Booking Terms and Conditions


Booking Terms and Conditions


After we have advised you that accommodation at Hukatere Lodge is available, during peak periods a deposit of the cost of one night's stay (or full payment) may be required. The deposit may be paid by cheque or by transfer to our bank account (e.g. mobile/internet banking). We regret that we are unable to accept credit card payment.



As a small property, cancellations do heavily impact on us and if we are not able to replace cancelled bookings at short notice, any deposit will be forfeited. Any refund of deposit will be in New Zealand dollars.

Your Host

Gabrielle Pfaender

Gabrielle Pfaender is a gem who set up Hukatere Lodge and Camping Ground in the wilderness along the Ninety Mile Beach. The Te Araroa Trail brings interesting people into her life. She loves the forever changing scenery of the west coast. If you like the outdoors, sea, coast, bush scrub, and animals from horses to cattle and chooks, this will be a place for you too. Meet interesting travellers. Refreshing and relaxing.




809 Hukatere Road
New Zealand


Phone: +64 (0) 9 409 8705
Mobile: +64 (0) 21 884 145