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    Blue Duck Station

    4265 Oio Road, Whakahoro, RD 2, Owhango 3990, New Zealand
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    • Excellent69%
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    Kitchenette
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 78 reviews

    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    Blue Duck was a part of the Stray Journey itinerary. It is a remote location [about an hour from any reception and the National Park area]. Staff were fantastic. Food on first evening was delicious, loved the meatballs! Property and activities were good [walking, eco...More

    Thank LiveYourYBR
    Response from blueduckdan, General Manager at Blue Duck StationResponded 14 August 2017

    Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the great suggestion of adding bean bags to the lodge. Hope to see you here again some time. The Blue Duck Team

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    I stayed here for 1 night as part of the Gadventures tour of the North Island. It's situated on the Whanganui river and is well off the beaten track! You are surrounded by the rainforest which is absolutely stunning! The accommodation was good, toilet and...More

    Thank Lisa E
    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    This amazing place was well out of our comfort zone, 35k down a track into one of the finest conservation areas in New Zealand. Centred on an unpretentious shack/office/cafe, this unassuming place is a real hidden gem. They are doing fantastic work in rejuvenating the...More

    Thank Yorkshirelad64
    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    Great rooms. Pretty spacious. The facilities were really nice, could've been more space for cooking in the kitchen. The farm is absolutely beautiful and the walk to be waterfall is recommended, nice even on a rainy day.

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    Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at the Blue Duck Station for 2 nights and it was amazing. It is literally in the middle of nowhere but is so beautiful. The staff were all friendly & helpful and the food was delicious. We stayed in Whio Lodge in a...More

    Thank sunseeker846
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    • US$128 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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