Domett Lodge is a great opportunity for a hunting group, walkers, horse riders, mountain bikers, off road motorbikers, or anyone just wanting to enjoy being in the back country. 20 minutes drive from Domett Road by 4WD vehicle, transportation available on request at an extra cost of $50 for a return trip. Takes around 1 hour to walk or by horseback. Fantastic views from the top of the saddle looking down into the Waitaki Valley and the Haka Valley.
As you can see by our photos Domett Lodge is located in a relatively remote location - feels like your in the middle of nowhere! If you enjoy sitting under the stars in front of a camp fire with the sound of the river in the background, then you will love it here! And now you can enjoy watching the stars from a hot bath with the new addition of two baths heated by gas cookers!
Farms tours by 4WD are available on request at an extra cost, and on availability of the property owner.
Domett Lodge is completely off grid, no electricity. Although there is solar lights and a gas operated hot shower and hot water for the sink. And very importantly a flush toilet!
During winter the hut can be cold, but with the log burner roaring the hut heats up quite nicely. The conditions of the farm track as access to the hut can vary, after rainfall the ground can be slippery and a 4WD vehicle is a must in any weather conditions, or a quad bike/sidebyside/2wheeler for reachng further heights. 4 x 4 driving experience is essential! Sometimes over the winter we close off the hut as it can be very cold and the water pipes freeze so there is no running water.
It is recommended to bring warm sleeping bags.
CHECK OUT TIME IS 10am.
* Outdoor fireplace
* 2 outdoor baths
* Hot water
* Flush toilet
* Gas BBQ
* Woodburner fireplace
* Cutlery, crockery and pots
* Firewood provided
* On request a return trip to the hut at a cost of $50 total
- Must bring own towels, sleeping bags and/or linen and bedding (fitted sheets, pillow cases are provided)
- Deck not suitable for small children
- Rustic hut completely off grid - no electricity
- Solar lights
- Stay at Domett Lodge is subject to weather conditions, and therefore the condition of the farm track to Domett Lodge can vary, but a 4 wheel drive vehicle is a must in all weather condition.
- Check out time is 10am
NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);