North Island's West Coast Hotels

Bushy Park Homestead

  • Rangitautau East Rd. Map It
  • Wanganui


  • Outstanding forest reserve location
  • Varied accommodation options


  • The birds' dawn chorus may wake you

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

This B&B is in a grand old Edwardian homestead, surrounded by lowland rain forest of the Bushy Park Trust native bird sanctuary. The 90-hectare (222-acre) forest is entirely fenced, excluding animal predators and providing a safe haven for many rare species. Accommodations consist of six spacious bedrooms (with shared bath) with the use of a formal dining room and several lounges, including a television lounge. Wireless Internet is available. Rates include continental breakfast, and dinner can be prearranged. Also in the park are a bunkhouse and campervan and camping sites. During the day in summer, the reserve is open to visitors and a small café operates.

Hotel Information


Rangitautau East Rd., 24 km (15 miles) northwest of Wanganui, Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4500, New Zealand

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 6 rooms, 1 bunkhouse, all with shared bath
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 10/27/2015

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