Property Facilities

Hawkdun Lodge has a range of guest facilities and services to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible. We have an indoor spa pool, laundry, secure bike storage room, communal kitchen and lounge, BBQ and wi fi. These facilities and services are all complimentary.

We can organise transportation if guests wish to visit or dine in the neighbouring villages of Naseby, Wedderburn, Waipiata or Patearoa. We can also arrange for Rail Trail pick ups/ drop offs at different points along the trail.

A tub, two washing machines, two dryers and a clothes line are available for guests to use at no extra charge.

Our complex has internet access with broadband connections in each suite and free wi fi.

We have a secure room within the complex to house bikes because many of our guests will be cycling the Rail Trail.

Included in the bike room is a bench for those who need to do any running repairs.

Hawkdun Room

For those who want to relax and stay put rather than going out in the evening we have a full kitchen and lounge for you to make your own meal or enjoy one of our dining options.

The kitchen has an oven, cook top, microwave, large fridge, dishwasher, pots, pans, crockery and cutlery. A BBQ is conveniently located nearby.

There are tables and chairs for dining indoors or a large outdoor table adjacent to the Hawkdun Room.

The room has comfortable sofas and chairs for socialising, a 42” wall mounted TV, a DVD, games, books and magazines. For comfort the room has a gas fire and two heat pumps for heating or cooling as required. The Hawkdun Room has a patio and catches the afternoon sun. It has views across the Maniototo countryside and is a great place to watch the sun set.

Each morning continental breakfast is served in the Hawkdun Room.

Dining Options


If you would like to order a meal from the Maniototo Café please put your choices in the comments/requests box when you are making your booking.

Indoor Spa Pool

After a busy day on the rail trail or at the conclusion of other recreational or business activities take time out and relax in our spa pool.

Our spa room has a large (8 person) spa pool.

The spa room opens out to a pleasant courtyard.

Conference/Meeting Venue

Conference Venue

Hawkdun Lodge is a superb venue for business planning/strategy meetings away from the office. The meeting venue known as the Hawkdun Room can comfortably accommodate up to 14 people around a boardroom table or whatever room configuration is required.

Conference Facilities

The Hawkdun Room has a 42" television that can be used to display presentations and videos. The room has a white board and wi fi and there is the ability to use other areas around the complex for 'break out' groups.

Catering can be arranged to meet any requirements.

The Hawkdun Room has two heat pumps for air conditioning in the summer and heating in the winter. The room also has a gas fire for warmth and ambiance in the winter months.

With the vast array of activities on hand in the Maniototo, the Hawkdun Lodge is also perfect for team building exercises. For example, after a productive days meeting in the Hawkdun Room, relax and unwind with a fun filled evening at the indoor curling rink or in one of the historic pubs.

Group Accommodation

Hawkdun Lodge has 13 comfortable and quiet units if more accommodation is required Hawkdun Lodge has a relationship with Maniototo Lodge (an upmarket B&B) that is close by.

Please contact us to talk about how we can structure a conference or meeting to meet your needs.

Hawkdun Lodge is in a peaceful part of Central Otago and is a great venue for small conferences and business planning strategy meetings away from the office. We are just 90 minutes from Dunedin. Venue hire, catering, accommodation and team building activities can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

The Hawkdun Room can comfortably accommodate up to 14 people and can be configured to meet any requirements. A 42” TV can be used to show presentations and videos to the audience and a white board is also available.

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Hawkdun lodge is located in the town of Ranfurly in the Maniototo Plain in Central Otago. We have accommodation to suit all types of discerning travellers, whether you are an individual or group, or on a business trip.

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Hawkdun Lodge
1 Bute Street, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand

Freephone: 0508 444 975 (NZ only)
Tel International: +643 4449 750


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