The Flying Fox

The Flying Fox provides a unique experience with eco-friendly cottages, glamping and camping on the banks of the Whanganui River. With no road access visitors arrive via cable car across the river or land on the bank from jet boat or canoe.


Per night
$15.00 - $120.00
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Based on 59 reviews


Nestled on the edge of the Whanganui National Park, The Flying Fox offers a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets.
The three self-contained cottages are hand-built from reclaimed materials and comfortably furnished with carefully restored and upcycled items. All linen and tea and coffee supplies are included.
There are also three different Glamping options and the choice of two different campsites. Whatever your preference, you will be guaranteed a warm welcome from husband and wife owners Jane and Kelly.

Catering can be booked or if you choose to self-cater a small shop has basic supplies for anything you may have forgotten to bring. Whilst there is no cell phone reception, free WiFi is available across the site.

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Physical address

3081 Whanganui River Rd, RD6, Koriniti Pa, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $15.00 - $120.00
Further pricing information:
Children must be supervised at all times. No bookings from groups of youngsters under 18 yrs. No pets Smoke/Vape free site No parties
Cancellation policy:
Please see website for full terms and conditions including cancellation policy

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Dinner
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Lunch
  • Playground
Proximity to airport:
40kms to Whangaui Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
35kms to Intercity bus in Whanganui
Proximity to town:
35kms from Whanganui township
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
Office hours 8am - 8pm, owners live on site.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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