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Overview
3081 Whanganui River Road, Whanganui 4576 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
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All reviews cable car across the river surrounding bush land delicious lunch wished we could have stayed longer whanganui river hot shower yogurt self catering bed was very comfortable the kitchen kelly glory cart cottage property gong
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place in a lovely location. Unfortunately our visit was spoiled by not being assertive enough. There were a number of things not provided ("you didn't ask"), the peaceful location was marred by chain-sawing on the property, and the toilet smell drifted in through...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank korocastle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed just one night on our M2S biking trip but wished we could have stayed longer.From the moment we stepped into the flying fox we knew we had arrived somewhere special. Jane and Kelly have put a lot of thought into making this place...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Fredjeni
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Very peaceful place with lots to do without going far, short walks, music to play, books to read people to meet and delicious food, (pre arranged). The bedroom was comfortable and the living area had a variety of seating, plus covered out door area. The...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank J32015
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

On arrival we hit the gong on one side of the river, jumped into the flying fox together with our luggage and off we went high above the river to our accommodation for the night. And what a surprise, the place was amazing. Our cabin...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We stayed only one night here while bikers among us completed the M2S trail and I was very impressed. I would love to go back in summer to see the garden. But in early autumn it was lovely too and we stayed in the winter...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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About
Description
Three rustic self-contained, handbuilt cottages are nestled in a garden and bush setting overlooking the Whanganui River. Two 'Glamping' tents and a small number of camping pitches complete the accommodation More choices. This piece of paradise has been lovingly developed into a truly unique place to stay. Access is only by aerial cableway or via the river by canoe or river taxi, making it the ideal 'get away from it all' retreat. All the cottages are fully equipped with bedding, towels, kitchens, music and book collections. For campers there is a bush shower, kitchen shelter and toilet facilities. There is also free wi-fi access for those who need to keep in touch with the outside world. Halfway between Pipiriki and Whanganui along the Mountain to Sea Cycle Trail and Te Araroa Walkway , this is a welcome overnight stay for cyclists, canoeist and walkers. Dinner and breakfast can be provided with advance notice, and 'The Store' at the Flying Fox has provisions for self-catering with our gardens providing organic in season fruit/vegetables along with local artwork and other products. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$54 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Flying Fox Hotel Wanganui
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$54 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Flying Fox Hotel Wanganui
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
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Traveller (43)
Room & Suite (38)
Pool & Beach (4)
Dining (1)
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"Plenty of photos to check different accommodation styles."
J32015
12 Dec 2018
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"There are descriptions of all the units on their website. The buildings have power."
derby2
10 Dec 2017
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"peaceful and rejuvenating place to stay"
keirunga
26 Apr 2017
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"There are camping grounds adjacent as well as a glamping suite nearby. Stayed at the Brewer's Cottage."
Pattykoid
8 Jan 2017
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