Whanganui River Accommodation - Bridge to Nowhere Lodge

Bridge to Nowhere Lodge is a unique place. Located deep in the Whanganui National Park wilderness region, we are the only Whanganui River accommodation of this kind in the area. There are no roads to us, access is by our jet boat or canoeing.

Per night
$50 - $155

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Perched high above the river and surrounded by native bush the only access is by the lodge's jet boat service, canoe, by foot or helicopter.

The Lodge offers comfortable double/twin share accommodation along with family bunk rooms.

Rooms have magnificent bush and river views with French doors opening onto the balcony.

Either cater for yourself in our kitchen or sit back and relax and enjoy a generous buffet dinner and breakfast in the morning. Our licensed bar offers a selection of New Zealand wines and beers to compliment your meal. Enjoy your meals in the dining room or on the balcony overlooking the river.

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In the evenings take a stroll and discover our glow worms.



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Physical address

Whanganui River Accommodation - Bridge to Nowhere Lodge, Corner of Raetihi Pipiriki Road and Owairua Road, Pipiriki, Pipiriki, Raetihi, Ruapehu, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Dinner
  • Licensed Bar
  • Lunch
  • Sky - communal
Proximity to airport:
From our base in Pipiriki to Taupo 2 1/2 - 3 hours Wanganui 1 1/2 - 2 hours
Proximity to coach terminal:
From our base in Pipiriki to Raetihi is 30 minutes
Proximity to town:
Our Pipiriki base is 30 minutes from Raetihi, 1 1/2 - 2 hours from Wanganui
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $50.00 - $155.00
Other charges:
Jet boat transport to Lodge from Pipiriki
Further pricing information:
See our website for jet boat transfers and accommodation packages. Also mountain biking, tramping and canoeing.

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