Welcome to Karikari Lodge Backpackers and Holiday Accommodation

Kia ora koutou katoa (Hello to you all)

We are a Pacifica family business, we strive to provide comfortable clean and safe accommodation for our guests. Whether you seek adventure with your kids, a romantic getaway or a fun filled trip with friends, Karikari Lodge have you covered and well equipped to ensure you have a great stay. We have spent many years in the accommodation industry and always upheld the fundamental value which is service excellence. We continue to be enthusiastic and passionate about the accommodation industry and with great family and guest support we will continue this for years to come.

Situated on the East Coast, Karikari Lodge and the Pohutukawa Cabin overlook the amazing and treasured Karikari Bay and the Maturoa Islands surrounded by the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Karikari Lodge

Karikari Lodge is fully furnished and self-contained - located at 1523 Inland Road in beautiful coastal residential Whatuwhiwhi (Tokerau Beach) on the Karikari Peninsula in the sub-tropical Far North of New Zealand. Karikari Lodge is just a brisk five minute walk from the beach.

Pohutukawa cabin

Karikari Lodge is a three-bedroom single-storey house which sleeps up to six people and the Pohutukawa Cabin sleeps two. They are on a private fenced section and are fully wheelchair accessible. All bedding and linen is supplied.

Matai Bay

While staying at Karikari Lodge, you will have free use of:

  • Kayaks
  • Boogie boards
  • Surf boards
  • Stand-up paddle boards (SUPs)
  • Fish-filleting table

This is a water sports paradise with safe sea bathing, diving, sport fishing, wave surfing and kite surfing.