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Te Whare Ruruhau - exclusive wilderness cabin


Exclusive wilderness retreat in pristine native bush accessible only by helicopter. Choose from one of our exquisitely hosted & catered packages. Disconnect to reconnect - no roads, people, cell coverage or stress. Just wild perfection.

Our private wilderness escape in the central north island accommodates up to 4 people for the ultimate retreat in 6000 hectares of private land with walking trails, picnic area, mountain springs, a refreshing natural swimming hole, sweeping views and amazing stargazing. The cabin boasts numerous fine touches such as surround glass bedroom, fine linens, authentic native decor, cosy fire, large balcony and a luxurious outdoor bathtub as well as full kitchen facilities, solar powered lights and continuous hot running water. Choose a package hosted by one of our experts who will ensure everything is taken care of – from meals and housekeeping to exploring the land and history.

Facilities & features

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Room Service
Proximity to airport:
~25 minutes by helicopter to Taupō Airport.
Proximity to town:
50km from Taupo town, accessible only by helicopter. 25 minutes by helicopter to Taupō Airport.
Number of rooms:
Maximum capacity:

Opening times

Months of operation
All Year


$2,400 - $4,000 (Adult)

We require a minimum 2 night stay. Children 10 years and older are welcome, and will be charged as adults. All prices are charged in New Zealand Dollars and include GST (15%) Payment is required at the time of booking to confirm all accommodation and additional services (including helicopter transfers) For insurance reasons, DIY stays are available only to New Zealand residents.

07 222 4070
Physical address:
Te Whare Ruruhau - exclusive wilderness cabin
Te Whare Ruruhau
Taupō Town
New Zealand

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