31 Porritt Drive, Kawerau, New Zealand
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The Motel On The River

Tarawera River Lodge Motel is located in a quiet and peaceful area of Kawerau, situated adjacent to the Tarawera River.

The motel comprises of a total of eight accommodation units with a choice of super king-size, queen-size and/or single beds. There is an upmarket air-conditioned superior apartment with super king-size and single beds, 65 inch wall mounted TV and a private courtyard with a view towards the river. Two open plan air-conditioned superior rooms are perfect for couples or corporate travellers with super king-size beds and 49 inch TVs.

Our rooms offer perfect accommodation while visiting friends or relatives in and around Kawerau, teams who travel to Kawerau for work or sport and travellers on holiday.


All units are fully self-contained and offer facilities including Freeview TV, free wireless internet and on-site parking.

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About Us

Welcome to Tarawera River Lodge Motel, a charming accommodation nestled along the tranquil banks of the picturesque Tarawera River in Kawerau, New Zealand. This family-owned motel offers guests a cozy and comfortable retreat amidst the natural beauty of the Bay of Plenty region.

The lodge features a range of well-appointed rooms, each designed to provide guests with a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Wake up to the soothing sounds of the river and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding native bush. With modern amenities and attentive service, Tarawera River Lodge Motel ensures a memorable experience for every guest.


Perfectly situated for outdoor enthusiasts, the motel offers easy access to a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, kayaking, and hiking. Explore the nearby Tarawera Forest Park or venture further afield to discover the natural wonders of the region. After a day of adventure, return to the lodge to unwind in the peaceful riverside setting or gather around the BBQ area to enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends. Whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, Tarawera River Lodge Motel provides the perfect base for your Kawerau getaway.

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