We ask for your co-operation so that your stay and the stay of other guests will be enjoyable. If any of these rules are breached you may be required to leave Wharekawa Lodge without refund.
ARRIVAL -2pm for cabin accommodation and camping
DEPARTURE – By 10am for cabin accommodation and camping or further charges may apply.
CANCELLATIONS OR EARLY DEPARTURES – We do not refund for early departure due to weather or if you change your mind. Bookings are not transferable to another person or date.
CAMPERVANS/CARAVANS – Must be self contained, registered and provide its own waste container.
TENTS – Tents must not be joined together. There must be 1.5m between any two tents.
FIRES – A fire could be catastrophic. Please do not light any braziers or open fires of any kind. Please use the gas bbqs provided outside the Kitchen.
PARKING – Cars, boats or trailers can be parked outside of your cabin on the green spaces provided or within your campsite boundaries only.
SPEED – Vehicles to travel at walking pace only at all times. Please be mindful of children.
BEHAVIOUR – Reasonable behaviour is expected at all times – loud swearing, excessive drinking, and loud parties will not be tolerated. Consideration must be shown at all times to other guests. Management reserves the right to cancel a tenancy at any time without refund.
ALCOHOL – May be consumed on your site or within your cabin, or the outside tables ONLY.
QUIET TIME – Quiet time is expected and appreciated between 10:30 pm and 7am. Please be thoughtful of fellow guests at all times.
CLEANING/DAMAGE – Please notify the custodian of any breakages or damage to Wharekawa Lodge property. Management reserves the right to recover the cost of damage or where extra cleaning is required. Facilities and barbecues must be left clean and tidy after use. Fish to be cleaned in the dedicated fish cleaning area only. Please respect our facilities and keep them clean and tidy. If there are any cleaning or maintenance issues please let management know as soon as possible.
SMOKING – Smoking IS NOT permitted at Wharekawa Lodge.
CHILDREN – Parents will be held responsible for their children at all times. Please supervise your children in and around the Lodge and while they are using facilities.
BIKES – Bike helmets are to be worn at all times by adults and children.
VISITORS – All visitors please register at Reception to pay your day visitor fees, before accessing the Lodge. Management reserves the right to refuse entry when the camp is full. Visitors’ vehicles are not permitted onsite during peak season. Please depart by 10pm. Registered guests are responsible for their visitors at all times.
NO DOGS & PETS – Unless it is a service dog (proof required), then they are not permitted to camp with you.
RUBBISH – Keep NZ beautiful – please use recycling and rubbish bins around the lodge. We appreciate your help with sorting bottles, paper, cans etc. from your daily rubbish and placing everything in the appropriate bins. Rubbish bags are available from the custodian.
RESPONSIBILITY – All persons enter the Wharekawa Lodge at their own risk and are totally responsible for their own property, self and guests. In the event of an emergency requiring evacuation of the camp, management will provide direction and the safest method, please make your way to the office for instructions.
Parents/guardians please supervise your children at all times.
CABIN ACCOM – No pillows or linen provided (mattress protectors only)