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Bridge to Nowhere Lodge

PO Box 4203, Whanganui 4541, New Zealand
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28/01/2018 29/01/2018
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Traveller (48)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (2)
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“jet boat” (38 reviews)
“whanganui river” (17 reviews)
“cold beer” (5 reviews)
Breakfast included
Family Rooms
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness centre
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Arrived to a warm fire going and lovely clean bunk beds to rest our weary heads! Very welcoming greeting with friendly family feel. We did not require the catering but the roast dinner for the guests smelt delicious followed by apple pie and ice cream!...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience on this trip. Jet boat and woodland walk followed by lunch on the bridge. Dave was an excellent guide, informative and pleasant to be with! We would recommend this trip to anyone. My 6 and 8 year old loved it...More

Thank Mai C
Response from Joe A, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere LodgeResponded 24 April 2017

Yes kids do love the jet boat ride and then being able to run around on the track into the Bridge. A totally different part of our wonderful country so different from the cities! Dave is a brilliant guide, very knowledgeable friendly and funny. We...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Arriving in the rain at very short notice, the hostess very kindly put us up in a Lodge room vs. a 'wet walk' to the cabins. We were snug looking out on the magnificence of the river in flood. Next day we took the jet...More

Thank Warren B
Response from Joe A, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere LodgeResponded 24 April 2017

Warren great to get a review from you, thanks! Pretty amazing area up here isn't it! The Whanganui River in flood is a sight to see as long as you are high up and safe and warm! You will have to come back in summer...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome ride, great scenery. Lodge was amazing with dinner fit for a king and/or queen. Jet boating great. Can't say enough good about this place. Had a luxurious bedroom to sleep in. Hosts were wonderful with a sense of humour to go with it. Will...More

Thank Julie f
Response from Joe A, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere LodgeResponded 23 April 2017

Hey Julie Thanks for the great review. You are all more than welcome back any time. You can obviously keep up with Joe's sense of humour! C U Mandy

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Awesome experience jet boating up the Whanganui River with Joe. Amazing scenery and serene visit to the bridge to nowhere. Arrived back at lodge for hot shower, cheese and crackers and beer. Lovely roast dinner and homemade pudding. Accommodation was lovely and clean. The host...More

Thank Amanda W
Response from BTNLodge, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere LodgeResponded 21 April 2017

Hi There Amanda Cool review thanks. Hope you get a chance to come back again! C U Mandy :)

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Price range
  • US$33 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 8
  • Location
  • New Zealand >
  • North Island >
  • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
  • Whanganui
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"The cost of the jet boat includes all food and accomodation! Excellent value for money."
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"Quiet & relaxing back country lodge, old school New Zealand"
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"Book early if you want a double room. There are double rooms and bunk rooms"
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"All rooms were on one level. All comfortable and quiet, apart from the sound of the water from the river and..."
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