Te Whare Ruruhau, Luxury Remote Cabin


Te Whare Ruruhau, a secluded cabin hidden in the remote New Zealand wilderness on exclusive Owhaoko ancestral lands. Only accessible by helicopter. Enjoy complete immersion in nature and complete solitude – wild perfection.

After a day of exploring, Te Whare Ruruhau offers a place for relaxation, reflection, and reconnection – without compromising on comfort. Te Whare Ruruhau starts with an open-plan central living space with kitchen, dining and lounge areas opening onto the covered porch and spacious decks. On either side of the living space are the two double bedrooms, with every room positioned to take advantage of the amazing views and vistas. Nga Whetu Piata (The shining star) room: Surrounded by glass walls and ceiling, perfect for watching the stars and the sunrise over the native bush. The full bathroom features continuous hot water, flush toilet, vanity, shower. Or enjoy the view and exquisite privacy from the extra large outdoor bathtub.

Facilities & features

  • BBQ Facility
Proximity to airport:
45 minute drive from Taupo Airport, However Taupo airport pick up is an option.
Proximity to town:
We are a 30 minute drive from Taupo township to our Helicopter base.
Number of rooms:
Maximum capacity:

Opening times

Months of operation
Jan, Feb, Mar, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


$830 - $1,500 (Adult)

The walking paths surrounding Te Whare Ruruhau range from moderate to hard difficulty, and helicopters require a short climb to board therefore our experiences are only suitable for people with full mobility and fitness. Te Whare Ruruhau is an escape from many of our modern distractions, please ensure that all guests understand that there is no internet access, wifi, or cell phone signal. Guest electrical access is through two (2) USB plugs powered by our solar power system.

+64 7 384 2816
Physical address:
Te Whare Ruruhau, Luxury Remote Cabin
Poronui Station RD3 Taupo, 3379
Taupō Town
New Zealand

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