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Welcome to Forest Lodge, Nature Based Adventures

Forest LodgeOwhango is such an idyllic spot and so well located near to some of New Zealand's most popular outdoor activities.

Tramp through wild lowland forests or across volcanic terrain, ski Mt Ruapehu, canoe the Whanganui River or mountain bike the 42 Traverse, one of New Zealand's premium mountain bike trails.

Forest Lodge Motel and Cottages are based in Omaki Road, Owhango and a short walk to the Tongariro Forest Park. The Forest Park has a number of threatened plant and wildlife species live in the Tongariro Forest, including woodrose , two wetland orchids, North Island brown kiwi, kaka, falcon, blue duck, kereru and both long and short-tailed bats.


The friendly and relaxing atmosphere at Forest Lodge offers the perfect accommodation to accompany your outdoors experience with comfortable yet affordable accommodation.

Mountain biking, trout fishing, rafting, tramping, quad biking, canoeing, skiing and snowboarding are just some of the activities right on Owhango's doorstep.

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Owhango Adventures

Canoe the Whanganui RiverThe Owhango Hotel now hosts the home of the local business Owhango Adventures. Owhango Adventures are a canoe hire and canoe trips business that runs on the famous Whanganui River. Canoe the Whanganui River with Owhango Adventures.