WAOKU LODGE, WHALE BAY, RAGLAN

USEFUL INFORMATION

Waoku Lodge is a five-star luxury lodge located in Whale Bay, Raglan. Private spas, glorious ocean views and complete peace and quiet awaits.

Qualmark

Location
Located two hours from Auckland, on the west coast of the North Island, Waoku Lodge sits high above the ocean in Whale Bay, Raglan. The world-class surf breaks of Indicators and Whale Bay are just a short stroll away, while a little further down the road you’ll find dramatic beaches, gentle harbour waters and a township brimming with independent galleries, boutiques and cafes.

Accommodation
Four luxury apartments, each with their own private deck, spa pool and spectacular bush and ocean vistas, offer couples, families and groups the space and serenity to take a real break from the world.

Retreats
We offer a year-round programme of all-inclusive retreat packages, including luxury surf and yoga retreats, mini retreats, and wellness retreats. If you’d like to stay informed, please join our mailing list (below), or see our Facebook page.

Dining
A complimentary Breakfast Basket is included in your room rate and delivered to your door at 9am. Enjoy muesli, seasonal fruit, Greek yoghurt, orange juice, fresh bread, cheeses, meats and preserves. Lunch and dinner options can be ordered from a seasonally-inspired menu (not included in your room rate).

Massage
Relaxing, rejuvenating massage treatments are available to all guests. Please enquire at reception during your stay, or enquiries@waokulodge.co.nz to book in advance.

Activities
Raglan offers a range of fun, outdoor adventures including stand up paddleboarding, surfing, bush and beach walks, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing kayaking and horseriding. If you would like us to arrange any activities in advance, contact us on 07 825 7072 or email enquiries@waokulodge.co.nz.

Weddings, Birthdays and Corporate Groups
The spectacular surroundings of Waoku Lodge offer a unforgettable setting for birthday celebrations, weddings, family celebrations or corporate events. Should you wish to book part or all of the Lodge for a special event, please contact us on 07 825 7072 or email enquiries@waokulodge.co.nz.

Awards and Recognition
Waoku Lodge holds Qualmark’s five-star Boutique and Lodge category with the rating, “Exceptional – among the best available in New Zealand.” We’re ranked #1 Specialty Lodging in Raglan on TripAdvisor, and we’ve won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence five years in a row.

Arrival and Departure
Our check-in time is 2pm. On the day of your departure we ask that you vacate your apartment by 11am.

Airport Transfers
We can arrange airport transfers to and from Hamilton Airport and Auckland International Airport. Please contact us on 07 825 7072 or enquiries@waokulodge.co.nz to organise.

Whale Bay Weather
Summer days (Jan to March) are usually hot and sunny. We recommend bringing high-factor sunscreen and a hat. Winter tends to be a mild affair, with average daytime temperatures around 16 degrees Celsius. The climate can be changeable, so if you plan on heading outdoors, don’t forget your raincoat.

Gift Certificates
Treat a friend, loved one or colleague to a stay at Waoku Lodge. Please contact us on 07 825 7072 or enquiries@waokulodge.co.nz to arrange gift certificates.

Bookings
To check availability and make a booking, please head to our Bookings Page. Full payment is required at the time of booking. In the event that we are unable to replace a cancelled reservation, the following applies:
a. Should cancellation be received within seven days prior to
arrival, a 100% charge for every room night cancelled will be applied, and any vouchers will be void.
b.. 50% of the total cost will be charged, if a reservation is
cancelled between 7 and 30 days prior to arrival.
c. “No shows” will be charged at 100% of the applicable rate, for the
total stay.
d. Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to arrival may incur an administration charge of $50.

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