facilities  lounge Te Kauri Lodge 09014

Te Kauri Lodge, only an hour from Hamilton is the gateway to 1,100ha of native bush, 500 year-old kauri, stunning karst landscapes, wetlands and wild life, providing an outdoor experience that is hard to beat.

Te Kauri Lodge, owned and managed by the Hamilton Junior Naturalist Club (Inc), is available for hire all year round. It is available to schools, youth groups, adult groups and organisations, orienteering and tramping clubs, who have an interest in natural history, environmental education and enjoy New Zealand bush.

 Accommodation includes 95 beds Рtwo large dormitories, each sleeping 37, and four small adjacent rooms with 4 beds in each.

Separate meeting room, whiteboards, computer and a data projector are available.

A fully equipped kitchen is provided.

A nearby camping site is available.

What To Bring

  • Your bedding, pillow, pillow case, towels
  • Food and tea-towels
  • You can arrange for untreated firewood (at reasonable cost) through the custodian at booking confirmation. For groups larger than 20, or during cooler weather this is important.
  • Cleaning materials, and toilet paper are included in the basic cost. If you bring your own, they must be chlorine free products.

    Information on booking availability, additional services and costs can be obtained from our friendly Custodian at the Lodge – John Makin.


Te Kauri Lodge Layout