Retaruke Country Estate is a luxury lodge catering for up to three couples or a family seeking a very natural, very real country experience. There are no neighbors so just relax and enjoy the special and relaxed setting along with memorable dining and fine wines. Or experience what this unique property close to Mount Ruapehu has to offer. See whio (blue duck) up close, participate in a working farm and including the manuka honey story or wander at will, indulge in horse trekking, SxS trips, clay target shooting, trout fishing, photography - the list goes on. Its your place and your choice.