The Lodge comprises of 5 different en-suite rooms, and 1 with separate bathroom – ideal for couples, or groups – accommodating up to 12 people. The perfect place to relax and unwind after a day’s exploring the region or cycling through Pureora Forest Park. Enjoy a soak in the hot tub / spa under the stars at the end of the day. Be amazed by our majestic waterfall, ‘whio’(native blue duck), native orchids, long fin eel, rainbow trout feeding, short tail bats, glow worms and exquisite bird life. This is accredited to the Blackfern Ecological Restoration project started in 2005.A truly kiwi experience – unplug from technology and plug into nature!
Blackfern Cottage is located at 50 Ongarue Village Road, Ongarue (20 mins from Taumaranui SH4) - at the southern end of the Timber Trail, only minutes away from all of the Trail Transport providers. The perfect to stay the night before, or the night after your Timber Trail Adventure, or a handy stop over to the ski fields. Self catered option only.