Luxury Bed & Breakfast on the Otago Central Rail Trail

Feel the difference when you arrive at Kokonga Lodge. Situated in a peaceful rural setting across the road from the Taieri River and with direct access to the world famous, Otago Central Rail Trail.

This slice of paradise is set amidst 5 hectares of established gardens and offers a high value and true New Zealand experience. As well as the Lodge, the property is also home to the original Kokonga School, built in 1897. Its building remains on its original site. The Lodge is built on the site of the old school teachers residence.

Kokonga Lodge provides a quality accommodation option for independent or travel groups.

With stunning gardens and panoramic mountain views Kokonga Lodge offers a tranquil rural setting with comfortable quality furnishings throughout. Expansive outdoor areas and decks where guests can relax and recharge.

Kokonga Lodge offers flavorsome New Zealand cuisine, a nutritious breakfast (inclusive in the tariff) and a delicious evening meal (pre booking is required). All our produce is locally sourced and grown.

We support the environment with sustainable careful waste disposal practices.

Facilities include:

  • All rooms have mountain or garden views
  • 6 available Bedroom suites, all with private bathrooms
  • King, Queen and single beds
  • DVS air temperature control system throughout bedroom areas
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • 24 hour service
  • Park like grounds for your enjoyment
  • Sheltered, shaded outdoor deck areas
  • Telescope available for amazing night sky viewing
  • Alfresco dining – weather permitting
  • Two course set menu for dinner
  • Massage (pre Booking essential)
  • Library
  • Direct Otago Central Rail Trail access
  • Covered bike shed / e-bike recharge station
  • Easy Taieri River Access

Relax, unwind and experience the magic

"A 5-star comfort stop after a hard ride. Fantastic hosts. We really enjoyed our stay"
Judy and Gary, Auckland