adventure and pampering customised completely for you
Poronui is the perfect scene for just about any outdoor adventure. Set in the foothills of the Kaimanawa mountains in the central plateau of the North Island, this unique 16,000 acre property provides visitors a taste of so much that is special about New Zealand. Even more impressive is the range of natural habitats available in one location, from indigenous beech forest to rolling manuka clad hills and miles of pristine fishing water. At Poronui there is nothing that you have to do, but plenty that you can do. Arrive, leave your car keys and cares behind and feel the magic of Poronui envelop you. The staff at Poronui will redefine your notion of travel. Indulge in a plan for adventure and pampering customised completely for you.
A Wide Range Of Outdoor Adventures On Site
The property is a wonderful outdoor playground with more than 100 miles of roads and tracks that wind their way through the hills and along the streams. Rated in the world’s top ten fly fishing destinations by Forbes Magazine, you can fish for superb brown and rainbow trout in pristine waters, or take a helicopter to remote mountain pools, where large trout cautiously cruise. Ride the Poronui trails through virgin native beech, exotic forest and open grassland. Assisted by your personal guide, try your hand at fly fishing, deer stalking, mountain biking, eco tours, eeling, sporting clays, field archery, air rifle shooting…or perhaps take a leisurely unguided hike on trails that meander along the banks of the Taharua River. If all this sounds too energetic, relax in the sauna or steam room, have a massage from our experienced massage therapist, or simply curl up in front of the fire with a good book. Poronui also offers a unique Maori cultural experience on neighbouring Tuwharetoa tribal land. The Kai Waho food and wilderness experience was voted number 35 on the Top 100 Travel Adventures around the world by Australia's Sydney Morning Herald.
To match the premier quality of the outdoor experience, Poronui offers three supremely comfortable accommodation options: the legendary Poronui Lodge, luxury riverside glamping at Safari Camp, or stately Blake House - the choice of celebrities, captains of industry and royalty. Designed by renowned New Zealand architect John Blair, Blake House is the ultimate wilderness retreat. Situated on an imperious plateau overlooking the Taharua River and