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This 16,000 acres of timeless wilderness is steeped in history and provides world class fly fishing for brown and rainbow trout, deer stalking and an abundance of native flora and wildlife. Outdoor activities include mountain biking, horse trekking and guided walking, while an Olympic standard sporting clays range, archery and target shooting are also available. Or simply relax with a massage, or a good book.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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Taharua Road, RD 3, Taharua 3351 New Zealand
Getting there
Taupo Airport34 km
Hawkes Bay Airport72 km
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Everything is really amazing, the hospitality, the food. Everything . They make you at home. Try the heli fishing is worth the price, and also did the clay shooting and archery which the guide will arrange and teach you . Everything is just amazing,
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Response from Poronui_Lodge, Manager at Poronui
Responded 22 Nov 2018
Your trip may have been short but you managed to fit in a bunch of activities. Hope the memories live on. Enjoy the rest of your holiday before heading home to two active boys. Look forward to your next trip.
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Poronui is all about excellence coupled with relaxed quality and very personal service. The fishing is outstanding by world standards. The accommodation is comfortable, spacious, and altogether fitting for a first class lodge. The food is outstanding, not in the sense of silver
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Response from Poronui_Lodge, Manager at Poronui
Responded 13 Oct 2018
Like you more and more people are looking for places that celebrate informality. Thank you for sharing your feedback on our brand of hospitality.See you soon again.
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The food the Wine the people are amazing and it just keeps getting best every time I go. One of the most amazing places to Fly Fishing and Hunt in New Zealand, It's a great place for Photography also with the different type of big game deer, some of the biggest stags I have ever
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We went to Poronui as two couples, and had a first-class experience. Everything from the food to the fishing was top notch. Eve and her team are superb. I should have written this review six months ago right after we left.
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Response from Poronui_Lodge, Manager at Poronui
Responded 8 Jun 2018
Never too late. Looking forward to your next visit.
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Stayed at the lodge for a weekend for a family wedding at Blake House. Pretty much had both places to ourselves: incredible venue for a wedding, gorgeous locality; amazing staff; delicious food. Faultless:
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Response from Poronui_Lodge, Manager at Poronui
Responded 5 May 2018
So pleased you felt Poronui was yours for your visit.
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Great room very comfortable.
Cottage sitting area
The cabins
"The Lodge rooms are close to the main arrival area which we like as its more social and have a great view up the valley."
"All rooms are gorgeous"
"to us all rooms were ok"
"Poronui is justifiably popular - book early!"
"There only a Very limited of spacious rooms overlooking the main river"
US$402 - US$1,348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaharua
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