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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Stayed here for 2 nights in a dorm room and would definitely recommend. The location is awesome and it feels like you're really in the tree-tops. I also lucked out and had the room to myself. I didn't meet Marissa as she was away but...More

Thank aizzard31
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Camped here for 4 nights in total while exploring Tryphena and swimming at the beach. The lodge is a 15 minute easy walk from the ferry terminal and a 45 minute stroll from the Currach pub and Pa beach café, or less to the Mulberry...More

Thank wgtnmike
Reviewed March 25, 2017

What a fantastic time! Kev and Marissa the owners of Stray Possum lodge made our stay enjoyable and filled with lots of fun, fishing and some absolutely delicious sea food. We flew in from Melbourne to Auckland and was stuck due to the heavy rains...More

Thank Gwendolyn M
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Just spent another 5 days on Great Barrier Island at the Stray Possum . Kev and Marissa welcomed us back like long lost friends. A wonderful time was had by all. Nothing was ever a problem. We will be back again.

Thank jeff_towers
Reviewed March 21, 2017

After sitting in Auckland for five days in the heavy storms with 30+ knot winds waiting to get to Great Barrier Island. It was great to get back there again, the sun was out, 25+deg, 10knot winds. On my arrival I was greeted by the...More

Thank mikeesan18
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US$27 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Back packers Room 6 quiet"
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"Its very quiet, plenty natural bush around & a lot of native birds"
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"If you like privacy go for one of the cottages - if you like budget and company go for the backpackers."
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"If you can afford to upgrade, book one of the independent wood cabins, if they're available. We..."
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