Eco-lodge accommodation and adventure activities in Ruapehu District
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with mountain views, wild game and abundant bird life

Wildside Getaway is a modern self-sufficient eco-lodge providing the perfect getaway for families and groups looking for a New Zealand outdoors experience.

 The close proximity to Mt Ruapehu together with the large drying room and great log fire  make it  ideal as a base for snow sports.

The lodge is in the heart of adventure country, with snowboarding, skiing, hunting, fishing, mountain biking, tramping, quad biking, canoeing, kayaking and scenic flights in the immediate vicinity.

Guided hunting, target and clay bird shooting, archery, tramping and orienteering, alternative energy demonstrations and corporate team building are available on request. There is a large projector screen for viewing presentations and video.

A comfortable hunting hut is also available for those looking for an escape without all the mod-cons.

"Absolutely breathtaking property! Got to arrive to beautiful snow falling. House is fabulous and I will definitely recommend to anyone wanting a get away to nowhere! Thank You!" 

The Nel Family


Wildside Location

Wildside Getaway is conveniently situated a few kilometers off SH4 between National Park and Owhango.

Only 30 minutes to Whakapapa skifields; 10 minutes to the end of the 42nd Traverse in Owhango; 25 minutes to canoeing the Whanganui River from Taumarunui, or 60 minutes to canoeing the river from Whakahoro.


Enquire today with your preferred dates. We will confirm booking with you or let you know alternate available dates.

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Thank you for your enquiry. We will be in touch.