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4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Parking Available
  • Laundry
  • Hot tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMountain Bike Station3 min drive
    Popular LocationOhakune Old Coach Road4 min drive
    Popular LocationRatana Church11 min drive

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  • Studio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsStudio

About this area


Located in Ohakune, Canoe Safaris Lodge is in the city centre and on the riverwalk. Mountain Bike Station and Waitonga Falls Walk Trailhead are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Tongariro National Park and Ohakune Old Coach Road. Enjoy the area's slopes with downhill skiing, snowboarding and skiing lessons, and don't miss out on the sledging. Our guests appreciate the motel's central and quiet location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mountain Bike Station - 3 min drive
  • Ohakune Old Coach Road - 4 min drive
  • Ratana Church - 11 min drive
  • Raetihi Show Ground - 12 min drive
  • Waitonga Falls Walk Trailhead - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 89 min drive

About this property

Canoe Safaris Lodge

Rivewalk motel in Ohakune with free parking
A spa tub, laundry facilities and barbecues are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and free train station pick-up are also provided. All 6 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access.
Canoe Safaris Lodge offers 6 forms of accommodation. This Ohakune motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.
Recreational amenities at the motel include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

Things to do

  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Guest services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • BBQ grill(s)


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Connecting rooms available



Check-in between 2 PM and 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 6 November 2020 to 8 November 2020 (dates subject to change).


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 200 per stay (for stays between 20 June and 23 June)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: NZD 20.00 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Canoe Safaris Lodge Ohakune
Canoe Safaris Lodge
Canoe Safaris Ohakune
Canoe Safaris Lodge Motel
Canoe Safaris Lodge Ohakune
Canoe Safaris Lodge Motel Ohakune

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Canoe Safaris Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Canoe Safaris Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Canoe Safaris Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Canoe Safaris Lodge pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Canoe Safaris Lodge?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Canoe Safaris Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Canoe Safaris Lodge?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for NZD 20.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Canoe Safaris Lodge located?
Located in the heart of Ohakune, this motel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Mountain Bike Station, Tongariro National Park and Ohakune Old Coach Road. Pohangina Valley and Ratana Church are also within 9 miles (15 km).
122 reviews
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3 - Okay
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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Spacious room with a comfortable bed. Phil was extremely helpful and friendly. Would stay again.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice big rooms, very comfortable beds good kitchenette
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent rooms, friendly staff, great spa, drying rooms. Superb views of ruapehu. Will defintely come back
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This property was in a great location close to the centre of town. The facilities were exceptionally clean and tidy and service was great.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Above expectation
Very clean and comfortable accommodation. We stayed in a studio unit with a small kitchen facility that had all the basics. Great spa pool that we enjoyed after a big day on the mountain. Friendly and informative host. Thanks so much. We enjoyed our time in Ohakune.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

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