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3081 Whanganui River Road, Whanganui 4576 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
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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

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Not to be missed. Unique, quirky, creative accommodation to suit all budgets. Hosts Kelly and Jane have created a wonderful destination, and provide very warm and welcoming hospitality. It's worth staying for more than a day to enjoy the atmosphere and surroundings, and explore the...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Amazing hosts Kelly & Jane...heartfelt thank you for a memorable time. Genuine earth friendly folk with stunning home made yoghurt, lemon honey & jams. Beautiful food...delightful, unmissable....just do it!!

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The only bad thing about the Flying Fox was that we had to leave after one night to catch the ferry @ Wellington. Otherwise we would have definitely extended our stay here. Next level 'Glamping' in the lovely bell tent and we really loved taking...More

Thank Britt C
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We were cycling the River Road to Whanganui and booked to stay at the Flying Fox. It is in a perfect half way overnight location and the arrival by cable car is very cute. All the information we received ahead of time was excellent -...More

Thank LindaK631
Response from TheFlyingFox16, Owner at The Flying FoxResponded 4 February 2018

Thanks for your feedback Linda. Apologies for the oversight in not telling you about the bike storage charge. We will amend our procedures and website accordingly.

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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)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
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$55 - US$144 (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$55 - US$144 (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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Room & Suite (34)
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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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"If you are looking for budget accommodation they do offer camping"
tinanurse1
8 Jan 2017
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