Things to do at Esk Valley Lodge and Environs
Esk Valley Lodge is
situated in 18 acres, 2 acres of beautiful gardens and the remainder
in various crops (leased)
At the lodge itself
guests can :
* Wander the quiet gardens, pick flowers or fruit for the table
* Play Petanque or croquet (if available) on the lawns
* Use the retro style bikes to explore nearby surroundings.
* Read a book or watch a DVD movie from the library.
* Relax by the log fire in winter.
Activities in the
Valley and Environs
For an interactive
Google Map of activities in the Environs of Esk Valley lodge click
There are three wineries within 5 km. You can use the retro
style bicycles to explore.
Fly fishing in the Esk River or surfcasting from Whirinaki Beach.
Esk River is open from October to April and has Brown and Rainbow
trout. See Jes or Eileen to borrow a rod. For a truly
mountain river experience there is the Mohaka river 30 mins up the
road towards Taupo.
This is a renowned woodland garden 20 minutes up the valley towards
River Valley Café
5 Minutes up the Taupo road. Call in here for a coffee or meal.
Activities in Hawkes Bay.
Napier is renowned as one of the premier cities for Art Deco style
of architecture that was prominent at the time of the city’s
rebuilding after the earthquake of 1931. The Information Centre
offers a number of guided walks and maps
Lands ph 876 8333
ph 835 9662
Hastings Golf Club
ph 879 7206
Hawke’s Bay Golf
Club ph 879 8890
Museum ph 835 9249
Museum ph 875 0987
National Aquarium of
NZ ph 834 1404
ph 835 7697
Rush Munro Ice
Cream ph 878 9634
Silky Oak Chocolate
Co ph 845 0908
Planet (summer only) ph
Park ph 834 9703