Pirongia Forest Park Lodge
WE CAN ACCOMMODATE UP TO 48 PEOPLE:
A large cabin style building that sleeps 42 in separate bunk-bed dormitories. Groups can self-cater or catering service is available. We have two self-contained units that sleep up to three people in each. Can be hired separately or as part of Lodge booking.
LOCATION: 30km southwest of Hamilton, the lodge is on the Northeast slope of the Waikato's tallest volcano - Mount Pirongia. Situated on the edge of the Pirongia Forest Park, the lodge boasts four hectares of maintained grounds, spectacular views and excellent facilities.
FACILITIES: Fully equipped kitchen, wash up/prep room, large dining/lounge room, gas BBQ's, large covered decks, wheelchair access, TV, DVD, stereo.
FREE ON-SITE ACTIVITIES: Problem solving circuit, confidence course, orienteering courses, scavenger trails, camp fire, frisbee golf course, mountain boards, sports equipment, trampoline, table tennis.
EDUCATION PROGRAMMES: Wide range of EOTC school resources and programmes available - contact us for details.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: Bush walks, climbing, abseiling, archery, team building, caving, canoeing, horse trekking, flying fox. We use First Step Outdoors to deliver our adventure activities. They are OutdoorsMark Safety Certified and a Registered Provider of Activities (compliant with Adventure Activities Regulations). All staff are police checked, First Aid and industry qualified and work to a stringent Safety Management System. Go to www.firststepoutdoors.com
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Historic Pirongia, 5 minutes. Swim hole, 15 minutes. Redoubt and Pa sites, 10 minutes. Raglan, 40 minutes. Te Awamutu Museum, 20 minutes. Hamilton, 30 minutes. Waitomo Caves, 45 minutes. Kiwi House, 25 minutes. SUITABILITY: School camps, youth camps, community groups, outdoor clubs, retreats, day visits, family get-togethers, tramping clubs and conferences. Sorry we do not take bookings for wedding or party functions.
PRICES: Go to our web site www.pfplodge.org.nz and download our current brochure and price list.
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