Contact

4265 Oio Road

Whakahoro

RD 2 
Owhango  3990
New Zealand

+64 (0) 7 895 6276
info@blueduckstation.co.nz

  • Oio road

Directions travelling from the North:

  • One kilometre south of Owhango Hotel a large green road sign points to Kaitieke, turn right here over the railroad tracks, onto Oio Road. Blue Duck Station Cafe is 42 kilometers down Oio Road.
  • Follow signs for Whakahoro and after 15 kilometres you will pass a Memorial Monument, stay on Oio Road following signs for Lower Retaruke.
  • The road turns to gravel for the last 18 kilometres and you will pass the Retaruke Hall on your left, shortly after this you will enter Blue Duck Station.
  • 500 meters after crossing a blue bridge you will reach Blue Duck Lodge on the right. The driveway is before the Blue Duck Station sign on the right hand side. To reach Whio Lodge, Warrior Lodge, Frontier Lodge and Blue Duck Station Cafe and office continue a further 7 kilometres along the road to Whakahoro. River Quarters Lodge is a further 1 kilometre from the cafe (at the very end of the road)

Directions travelling from the South:

  • Travel towards Owhango and turn left onto Oio Road and follow directions as above. Or, for a slightly faster road, which is very scenic but has more gravel, take the Kaitieke Road from Raurimu:
  • At the bottom of the Raurimu Spiral, turn left and follow the road; it turns to gravel after about 300 metres. After climbing to the top of the first hill, stop to admire this view of the valley.
  • Follow this road for about 20 kilometres. Once you pass the Katieke School, on tar seal, you will reach a T-junction, turn left here heading for Whakahoro. 
  • Stay on Oio Road and pass the Memorial Monument following signs for Lower Retaruke. The road turns to gravel for the last 18 kilometres and you will pass the Retaruke Hall on your left, shortly after this you will enter Blue Duck Station.
  • 500 meters after crossing a blue bridge you will reach Blue Duck Lodge on the right. The driveway is before the Blue Duck Station sign on the right hand side. To reach Whio Lodge, Warrior Lodge, Frontier Lodge and Blue Duck Station Cafe and office continue a further 7 kilometres along the road to Whakahoro. River Quarters Lodge is a further 1 kilometre from the cafe (at the very end of the road)

If you are using a GPS navigation device enter the following locations to find us:

 

Blue Duck Lodge
City  : Owhango                                  
Street  : Oio Road                               
Number  : 3555    

Whio Lodge & Warrior Lodge & Frontier Lodge
City  : Owhango                                  
Street  : Oio Road                               
Number  : 4237

 

Blue Duck Cafe 
City  : Owhango                                  
Street  : Oio Road                               
Number  : 4265


River Quarters Lodge
City  : Owhango                                  
Street  : Oio Road                               
Number  : 4357