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97 Editor Rating
Scale of 90-100

Renowned fly-fishing lodge and wilderness retreat on a 16,000-acre private estate in the Taharua Valley, 30 miles from Taupo and a one-hour drive from the Hawke’s Bay wine region. Main lodge includes seven lavish cabins, a dining area with a communal table and a cozy living room with bookshelves and a woodburning stone fireplace. Blake House, featuring two lounges, two fireplaces, a kitchen with private chef, a dining area and a library, is ideal for families (exclusive use only). Also two-tent Safari Camp set beside the Mohaka River. Recreation complex comprises a gym, sauna, steam room, spa facilities, billiards room, underground wine cellar and impressive stables. Activities for non-anglers include guided hikes, hunting, clay shooting, horseback riding and cultural excursions. Exemplary hosts and fishing guides.

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Poronui Features:

  • Biking
  • Fitness center
  • Fly fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Meal plan offered
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Tented camp

Average Mid-High Season Rates (including taxes):

Editor’s Choice: Poronui Lodge Room for two, $1,000 (all meals, house wine and beer, and selected activities included).

Learn more about Poronui:

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