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We invite you to ‘Our Place' to our ancestral lands. Enjoy the wonder and majesty of our sacred Mountain and Lake Tarawera.
Pounamu Lodge offers a truly unique New Zealand experience to rejuvenate the soul and the senses. Enjoy luxury accommodation, an incredible location, and experience the best in Maori hospitality. While relaxing in complete privacy, you will have a chance to learn the stories and traditions of this very special place, and understand the spiritual bonds that your hosts have with their home.
We offer you the finest bed and breakfast,exclusive small lodge accommodation, with stunning lake edge panoramic views set within a pristine natural native forest setting. Each luxury suite has a private deck overlooking the sparkling waters of Lake Tarawera and the majestic mountains Tarawera, Wahanga and Ruawahia.
Located just a 20 minute drive from world-famous Rotorua, Pounamu Lodge is the perfect base to explore our unique region. No other region in New Zealand can offer such a diverse range of cultural, adventure, sightseeing and culinary activities within such close proximity.
We invite you to experience our place, our seasonal fresh cuisine infused with the Maori herbs that flourish in our garden. To enjoy the many activities available including private cultural performances, guided walks, trout fishing and lake excursions on the Lake Tarawera Water Taxi.
Comfort, quality, exclusiveness, environment and cultural heritage are our gifts to you.
Naumai haeremai ki aku wa kainga – welcome to our place.
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