Trip Advisor 2023

Mountains to Sea Cycle trail Accommodation


As part of your package, we book your accommodation during your Mountains to Sea Cycle trail journey. Our packages include accommodation for the night(s) in between riding days, and have options for extra accommodation before and/or after you ride.

The accommodations vary a great deal throughout the programme. These may include hostel style accommodation, basic B&Bs and unique cottages, all show casing the beautiful area they are located in. 

Accommodations may be rustic and a private bathroom is seldom available. Sometimes located in a remote area, these accommodations may be shared with other travellers.

The accommodation is Twin share / Double, it is comfortable and will meet all of your basic needs (twin share may be unavailable during peak times).

Single supplement may be available at an extra cost. Please specify group configuration and specific needs when booking. 

All properties used by the Mountain Bike Station have the facilities to self cater your own meals, all bookings include bedding and a towel.

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Bridge to Nowhere Lodge 

Accessible only by boat (jet boat or canoe), foot or helicopter, this is one of the most isolated lodges in the North Island.
Located deep in the Whanganui National Park wilderness region, it is the only accommodation of its kind in the area.

​Basic lodge style accommodation with shared facilities and communal dining. This property will be shared with other guests. This is an off the grid property, and power is supplied by generator.


  Flying Fox Lodge

Accessible only by cable car this unique retreat is a remote, peaceful hideaway in the forest. An eclectic collection of hand built cottages overlooking the river with stunning views of the stars unaffected by the lights of the city.

The Flying Fox offers a range of unique accommodation options. With everything from camping and glamping to comfortable cottages there is sure to be something to suit.

This property may be shared with other guests.

Rocky Mountain Chalets is located just a short walk away from the main town centre of Ohakune, where you can find a supermarket, restaurants, bars and cafes. So if you don’t have a car, you don’t have a problem. The 2 and 3 bedroom self catering chalets offer an open plan living area, large kitchen, bathroom, outdoor deck, washing machine, general appliances and private off street parking. Have a soak in the hot spa after your day’s riding or relax in the peaceful sauna. Or check out the ‘carrot park’, a very short 5 minute walk away with the famous Ohakune carrot.



This idyllic setting offers rustic style bungalows with shared facilities on a working farm.

They offer two cabins. One sleeps eight, the other sleeps four. 
Both fitted out with bunk beds. 

The separate toilet block has shared showers, toilets.
The communal kitchen offers basic kitchen facilities and BBQ area.

This property may be shared with other guests.




This private hunting lodge has 3 spacious bedrooms with en-suites as well as 6 king single bunk beds in a beautiful large room. Sleeping 12 guests comfortably in total.
It is fully self-contained, has a brand new modern kitchen and dining area, 5 new bathrooms, washhouse, and large lounge.


  Rivertime Lodge

Rivertime Lodge is a two bedroom private cottage set on the banks of the Whanganui River. The perfect accommodation choice for couples, families or small groups.
Rivertime Lodge is fully self contained, with a well equipped kitchen, comfortable open plan lounge and dining area, two bedrooms (Queen Bed in main bedroom, and three singles beds in the other) and bathroom.

Rivertime Lodge kitchen