Schools and Groups

Overnight rates

People in school groups – $15

Please check out our accommodation and facilities.   Contact our custodian to discuss your requirements.


Te Kauri Lodge is the perfect location to experience and learn about the New Zealand bush, develop essential life skills and lasting friendships in a traditional NZ school camp environment. 

Experience bush adventures, stunning Karst landscapes, streams & wetlands, native birds, glow worms, dormitory-style accommodation, self catering to help develop food-prep, cooking and self-organisational skills.

Indoor options include our on-site museum, board games, table tennis, pool table, darts, plus plenty of separate indoor spaces.

An excellent base for day trips to explore the fascinating Waitomo, Otorohanga, and Kawhia areas.


Other activities you could include in your visit :

  • visit Kawhia’s hot water beach
  • hunt for fossils at Puti Point
  • Walking tours including visits to Maketu Marae and the pohutokawa “Tangi te Korowhiti”
  • Kawhia Museum
  • visit Taharoa beach and sandmining
  • Kawhia Harbour cruise

Te Kauri Lodge
3700 State Highway 31 (Kawhia Road), Te Awamutu 3878

Custodian : Ruby

+64 7 871 0625

Hamilton Junior Naturalist Club

Please support the young people who are into conservation, science and the outdoors. Your generosity assists our activities and the lodge.

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