Welcome to Forest Lodge

Forest Lodge Motel and Backpackers is located in Omaki Road, Owhango and a short walk to the Tongariro Forest Park. The friendly and relaxing atmosphere at Forest Lodge offers the perfect accommodation to accompany your outdoors experience with comfortable yet affordable accommodation.

Some Local Attractions

Tramp through wild lowland forests or across volcanic terrain, ski Mt Ruapehu, canoe the Whanganui River or mountain bike the 42 Traverse, one of New Zealand’s premium mountain bike trails.

Owhango is such an idyllic spot and so well located near to some of New Zealand’s most popular outdoor activities.

Trout Fishing

Experience New Zealand’s finest trout fishing in crystal clear water from wilderness fishing in Lake Otamangakau, to Rivers – Whakapapa, Manganui-o-te-Ao, Whanganui, Ongarue and Retaruke.

Cycling

There are a number of popular Cycle Trails in the Ruapheu area and some are close to Forest Lodge in Owhango. The 42nd Traverse is a popular attraction.

Snow

Mt Ruapehu is home to New Zealand’s two largest Ski Areas, Whakapapa and Turoa. Both will provide you with a number of snow activity options.

Hiking

The Whanganui and Tongariro National Parks offer superb access to some of the most breathtaking scenery on the planet. Tongariro is a dual World Heritage area.

Horse Trekking

Explore the beautiful landscape by horseback through forests and rivers. From one to multi day treks for novice to experienced riders.

Canoeing

Take an unforgettable guided or self-guided trip down the Whanganui River. Enjoy camping on the riverbanks listening to the birdlife.

EXPLORE OTHER ACTIVITIES

Your accommodation base in Owhango

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi sollicitudin ante nisl, non feugiat null fermentum lobortis. Aenean placerat ipsum ut velit elementum, in sodales tellus viverra. Phasellus vestibulum, ex non lobortis faucibus, odio nibh luctus massa, id volutpat risus nibh ac felis.

Lawns & Turf

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur fermentum lobortis. Aenean placerat vestibulum, ex non lobortis faucibus.

Trees & Hedges

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur fermentum lobortis. Aenean placerat vestibulum, ex non lobortis faucibus.

Brick & Rockery

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur fermentum lobortis. Aenean placerat vestibulum, ex non lobortis faucibus.

Why stay with us?

Eco Friendly

Text here.

Maintained

Text here.

Clean & Tidy

Text here.

Check Rates & Availability

Your perfect retreat awaits. Let’s see what is available to suite your needs.

CHECK AVAILABILITY