Boutique Bed & Breakfast on the Otago Central Rail Trail

Feel the difference when you arrive at Kokonga Lodge. Situated in a peaceful rural setting across the road from the Taieri River and with direct access to the world famous, Otago Central Rail Trail.

This slice of paradise is set amidst 5 hectares of established gardens and offers a high value and true New Zealand experience. As well as the Lodge, the property is also home to the original Kokonga School, built in 1897. Its building remains on its original site. The Lodge is built on the site of the old school teachers residence.

Kokonga Lodge provides a Boutique accommodation option for independent or travel groups.

With stunning gardens and panoramic mountain views Kokonga Lodge offers a tranquil rural setting with comfortable quality furnishings throughout. Expansive outdoor areas and decks where guests can relax and recharge. For guests added relaxation and enjoyment we have recently installed a swimming pool. Relax and delight in the turquoise water and enjoy the panoramic view of the Kakanui Ranges.

Kokonga Lodge offers a home cooked meal and a continental breakfast. Breakfast is included in the tariff. The evening meal is at a cost of $65.00 per head for a two course set menu (dinner and dessert). (Pre booking is required and any dietary requirements to be notified on booking.)

We support the environment with sustainable careful waste disposal practices.

Facilities include:

  • All rooms have mountain or garden views
  • 6 available Bedroom suites, all with private bathrooms (some bathrooms have sloping ceilings)
  • King, Queen and single beds with luxury linen and pillows
  • Swimming Pool
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Park like grounds for your enjoyment
  • Sheltered, shaded outdoor deck areas
  • Alfresco dining – weather permitting
  • Two course set menu for dinner
  • Library
  • Direct Otago Central Rail Trail access
  • Covered bike shed / e-bike recharge station
  • Easy Taieri River Access

Relax, unwind and experience the magic