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Black Fern Lodge | Unique Accommodation

A one stop experience amidst the warmth & wonders of New Zealand's Natural Beauty & History.


The Forge





Blackfern Lodge and the The Forge make a unique and heavenly country retreat. Situated in the heart of the North Island, in the legendary King Country. Majestic waterfall, meandering stream and native bush surroundings ensure the lodge will enchant you. [read more…]

The Eco Walk

Take a 3hr Ecological Nature Walk along the banks of the Ongarue River. A one stop experience amidst the wealth and wonders at Blackfern Lodge. Enjoy the undisturbed sound and creativity of Paptunuka (Mother Nature).The night skies alive the Glowworms, Morepork and the sound of the Kiwi. All in this Natural Unspoiled Environment.   [read more…]

The Timber Trail

Timber Trail - MaramatahaAfter a fantastic first day on the Timber Trail, ride into the relaxed atmosphere at Blackfern Lodge.  Unspoiled natural surroundings and warm hospitality will cap off a memorable day in the very special Pureora Forest.  [read more…]

Contact Us

Blackfern ForgeAddress:
Ongarue Stream Rd
RD1 1734
Phone: +64 7 894 7677
Click here for a map

Shuttle’s available for your Timber Trail and Blackfern Experience from these registered operators:

Epic Cycle Adventures

Epic Cycle Adventures

Phone: +64 22 023 7958

Pa Harakeke

Pa Harakeke
Phone: +64 7 929 8708

Tread Routes

Tread Routes
Phone: +64 27 446 2408