Whether you’re looking for a relaxing long weekend on the banks of the river, a horse trekking adventure or an opportunity to learn some new skills and engage in a hands-on farm experience, Mohaka River Farm has it all. Reconnect with nature as you take in stunning views, explore the variety of different settings and trails around the property or take a dip in the refreshing Mohaka River.
Thinking of a group holiday or reunion? Contact us to discuss options.
Mohaka River Farm is committed to sustainability through regenerative agriculture, living simply and being self-sufficient. For those interested, there are opportunities to learn by working with us in the various aspects of farming life.
Mohaka River Farm is a 280-acre family owned and operated holiday park and working farm situated on the pristine Mohaka River. Offering accommodation in a scenic setting just minutes from State Highway 5 between Napier and Taupo, you’ll quickly find yourself transported to a peaceful retreat with endless opportunities to explore.
Explore the farm at your own pace on our network of trails and roads. There are options for everyone whether you’re looking for a casual stroll along the banks of the Mohaka River or a more adventurous hike rewarded with secluded views.
Disconnect from the stresses of life and create your ideal holiday. Whether you want to relax in the sun and enjoy the river, find solitude in nature and soak in the views, get your hands dirty or roast marshmallows around the fire, it’s all possible at Mohaka River Farm.
Accommodation Mohaka River
The clean and well equipped accommodation, available year round, include chalets, self-contained cottages and powered / unpowered camp sites.
The self-contained cottages are ideal for larger families and extended families coming together for celebrations. Campers and chalet guests make use of the updated and well equipped kitchen and BBQs and the camp fire areas are a great place for guests to spend evenings.
A-Frame Chalets – Set in the holiday park on the 280 acre Mohaka River Farm, with the beautiful Mohaka river just 150 m walk away our four chalets all give wonderful views over the river and down the valley. These chalets are great for couples or families with two children. The chalets have a queen bed on the ground floor, kitchenette, and a mezzanine loft area with two single mattresses, suitable for an extra adult or two children. Shower and toilet facilities are shared (camp bathrooms close by). There is room beside each of these cabins to pitch a tent if required. Linen and towels provided.
2 Bedroom Cottage – Tui Cottage is a warm and comfortable space set in the holiday park on the 280 acre Mohaka River Farm, with the beautiful Mohaka river just 150 m walk away. It is 20m from other accommodation sites with a veranda a BBQ, and a fire pit nearby. One large room has a queen and single bed, a smaller room has a bunkbed. The well supplied kitchenette has microwave, stove, pots/pans/crockery fridge/freezer. Linen and towels are provided. Free rural Wifi is available in designated areas of the holiday park. Guests enjoy exploring our family owned and operated working farm on our network of trails and roads and can enjoy first hand glimpses into farm-life. Opportunities exist for hands on experiences in self-sufficiency through seasonal farm activities across a variety of interests.
4 Bedroom Cottage – Set in the holiday park on the 280 acre Mohaka River Farm, with the beautiful Mohaka river just 150 m walk away, Bellbird Cottage is perfect for 1 – 2 families. It is warm and spacious and has plenty of rustic charm to compliment the modern bathroom and kitchenette. Linen and towels are provided. A long veranda with BBQ ties the 5 rooms together. Nearby Kiwi and Tui Cottages have a shared fire pit and picnic table. Kiwi Bellbird Guests can request tent sites close by for extra guests. There are horse treks available and a river to fish, swim or raft. (Wheel chair access on enquiry). Free rural Wifi is available in designated areas of the holiday park.
1 Bedroom Cottage – Kiwi Cottage is a warm and comfortable unit ideally suited for a couple who want a get away to a beautiful place. Adjoining Bellbird Cottage it can be rented as a stand alone or while family or friends stay next door in Bellbird. Set in the holiday park on the 280 acre Mohaka River Farm, with the beautiful Mohaka river just 150 m walk away Kiwi Cottage is the perfect place to unwind and recharge. Recently renovated kitchenette and bathroom, complete with BBQ for self-catering. Linen and towels are provided. There is a shared fire pit with other guests. There is enough space to fit a stretcher for a child.
Please note, as we are a working farm we don’t allow pets.
There is no better way to explore the farm and take in the stunning surroundings than on horseback. Our herd of 14 horses have lived together on the property for many years and love being ridden. We offer 1, 2 and 3 hour treks for groups of 2 to 10 people and any experience level.
- 1 hour – NZ$80
- 2 hours NZ$140
- 3 hours by enquiry only
Get a firsthand glimpse into farm life focused on sustainability and regenerative agriculture. Opportunities exist for hands-on experiences in self-sufficiency through seasonal farm activities across a variety of interests.
There are several excellent fishing spots on the river accessible from the farm. Permits are necessary and can be purchased at fishandgame.org.nz.