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Putara Base Camp

Cabins & Cottages

Eketahuna, Manawatu-Wanganui                    Listed By Michelle Anne



Family friendly backpacker style converted school house accommodation nestled in the heart of the Tararua ranges.

Enjoy nice big fenced grounds for the kids to play and have their little adventures. The nearby Tararua forest park offers beautiful bush walks and is located 5 minutes down the road, there are also great swimming holes nearby.

Unique Experiences at Putara Base Camp

  1. Relax with the bush and bird song
  2. Enjoy a bush walk in Tararua Forest Park
  3. Take a dip in a nearby swimming hole

Why You Will Love Putara Base Camp

Peaceful, heaps to do, family friendly.

- "It was a great experience and Michelle place is suitable for family or groups. Michelle is super friendly and go above and beyond to make your stay great. There is a forest walking spot just 5 KM from this place which is amazing. Main highlight is its super cheap compare to the facility and location we experienced."
- "A beautiful piece of history, full of character, lovely and warm and the kitchen was well equipped for a large group to stay. Very clean and so peaceful to stay there. Great walks witihn 5 mins drive to the Tararua Forest park."

Accommodation Types

Putara Base Camp - MAX GUESTS: 10

7 x Single beds (1 x Bunk set included), 1 x Sofa bed, 1 x floor mattress
It has a capacity of 10 people, dorm style sleeping arrangement with single beds (the single beds are up on the mezzanine, you will need to climb the ladder), bunks and a pull out couch.
You also have the option to pitch a tent.

Putara Base Camp has a fully equipped kitchen, two ovens, fridge/freezer, all your cooking utensils, pots and pans, breakfast bar and dining table.

Fireplace, tv, no reception but dvd player and a good selection of movies, feel free to bring your own for the kiddies. The ablution block has five toilets and five showers. Gas hot water and proper lighting. There is a nice wood fire bbq, brazier and undercover outdoor seating area.

We offer family backpacker style accommodation nestled in the heart of the Tararua ranges.

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$220.00 per night
(up to 10 guests)

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Property Amenities

Caravan accessible
Family Friendly
Single Safe


Access to: Lakes | Rivers | Streams | Beaches
Nature Walks
Family Friendly

About the Landowner, Michelle Anne

Families, backpackers facilities nestled in the heart of the Tararua Ranges.
Come and enjoy the wilderness and all it has to offer.
40 km north of Masterton.

Approximate Location

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