Bookable bunk-rooms, communal living space and picturesque surroundings can be enjoyed at Pohangina Base.
Situated near a dune wetland brimming with wildlife, the lodge provides an ideal base for bird watchers and education groups studying wetland ecology.
Surrounded by beech and podocarp forest the hut provides a good base for exploring the Ruahine Ranges.
Kawhatau Base Access
The existing vehicle access to Kawhatau base through private land has been closed by the land owner. Alternative access is available by walking 9.5 km up the Kawhatau River from the Rangitane road bridge across the Kawhatau River. Note this route may not be accessible during times of high river flow.
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