Blue Duck Station

Located in the Ruapehu district on the banks of the Whanganui and Retaruke rivers and surrounded by Whanganui National Park, Blue Duck Station is an outdoor enthusiast's playground.


Per night
$45.00 - $395.00
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Based on 124 reviews


Blue Duck Station offers self contained exclusive lodges and also comfortable backpacker style accommodation.

Situated in a clearing above the banks of the Retaruke River Blue Duck Lodge looks out onto breathtaking views of native bush. This self-catering lodge offers a comfortable base for relaxing, tramping and the many outdoor activities on offer on the station.
Frontier Lodge is close the heart of the station just 200m from the café and looking down the Whanganui River valley. The lodge is comprised of three en-suite rooms each with their own entrance. Designed by award winning New Zealand architects First Light the lodge is set modestly in its surroundings and has been designed to have a minimal impact on the environment.

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Physical address

Blue Duck Station, Owhango, 4265 Oio Road, Ruapehu, New Zealand, Owhango, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $45.00 - $395.00
Cancellation policy:
48 hours prior to check in, no charge. Less than 24 hours prior to check full rate for first night.

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Dinner
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Lunch
Proximity to town:
68km from Taumarunui, 48km from National Park
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
8am to 5pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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