Taylor Memorial Lodge: Is located 10 minutes from both Turoa and Whakapapa and situated beside Tongariro National Park.
Taylor Memorial Lodge is the small settlement of Pokaka. Secluded, private and exclusive. The Tongariro Crossing, Bush Walks, Thermals Pools, Ski areas and Kayaking are all within driving distance.
A purpose built facility for self catering which suits clubs, families and large groups on a budget.
Comfortable accommodation for up to 48 people
2,3,4,6 and 12 bunk room configurations
Log burner and electric heating throughout
Large kitchen and cooking facilities
Located halfway between Ohakune and National Park
Available year-round for large and small groups alike
Large Drying Room
Library of books for the evening
Play Station 3
Owners live 2 minutes away if any challenges arise.
Our location in the heart of the Ruapehu region provides a range of exciting opportunities, including:
Tramping / hiking
White water rafting
Hydro power stations
Army museum at Waiouru
History and geography
Leadership and team building
If you need to organise transport to visit the local area, please just ask and we will put you in touch with the most suitable coach company.
Exclusive use only and minimum 2 nights on weekends
Maximum of 48 people
Self Catering Accommodation
No Smoking andamp; No Pets
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN
Your own linen (single sheet and pillow case) and sleeping bags
Food and beverages
If you need anything specific or have any questions just ask.
Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$100.00 per stay); Rubbish Removal (Optional, NZ$50.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);