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Kingfish Lodge

#134 of 1,068 Hotels in North Island
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Whangaroa Harbour | The Far North, New Zealand
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This amazingly beautiful hotel can only be accessed by water taxi. The journey across a scenic bay ,with turquoise water and verdant islands dotted around is really exciting . Would be a fabulous hotel for a honeymoon. We had a delicious lunch and the owner came down to the jetty to meet us which was a really nice touch. We... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a beautiful day out in a very special place you can't go past Kingfish Lodge. When booking they will arrange the water taxi. Our day went without a hitch, the water taxi was on time, it was a beautiful day and we were greeted off the water taxi by a warm welcome and smiling waitress on the private pier.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We recently enjoyed the fabulous hospitality of Kingfish Lodge whilst moored in the bay on our yacht. We had visited last summer and had a thoroughly enjoyable experience dining at the restaurant and made new friends and also caught up with old acquaintances. As we were planning on heading that way again this summer we decided to see in the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Checked in for Dinner and New Year celebrations. Jeremy was extremely helpful in securing our yacht and friends yacht separate moorings. Ashore we experienced great food and service throughout the night. The band was fantastic and we partied well into the new year. Over night and during the next three days the weather was awful with heavy rain and lots... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I had talked up KF lodge to some friends, one was an ex Allblack the other was a former TV presenter about how awesome KF lodge was so I decided to take them there. Well I felt embarrassed because of the way we were treated We all felt that the management (Jeromy) was very unaccommodating to my guests and our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We spent two nights at Kingfish Lodge and loved every moment. It is the perfect place to turn off the mobile phone, relax and unwind. Jeremy and his team were wonderful (including Kingi the chocolate labrador whom I understand adopts all guests). The location is spectacular and the food was divine! Our visit was private and peaceful and exactly what... More 

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SINZ, Owner at Kingfish Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make your kind Tripadvisor report. Our team are always encouraged by guest feedback. We are all thrilled you were able to savour some of 'our little bit of paradise', and hope you will be able to return one day. More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

My wife and I had the great fortune of spending a weekend at Kingfish Lodge for our 10 year wedding anniversary, after having won a competition that a friend entered my wife in unknowingly. The location is truly amazing, the food exemplary and the manager Jeremy and the team were very helpful and friendly, making our weekend very special by... More 

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SINZ, Manager at Kingfish Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely words of encouragement. We will look forward to helping you with a future anniversary or special occasion. Best wishes for the festive and summer season ahead. Good fishing! More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My husband surprised me for my 30th Birthday and he could not have picked a more magical spot with more amazing people to share it with. The staff were amazing and Kingy was such a character. We stayed in the COs suite which was breathtaking, the food was delicious and the atmosphere was just to die for. We will definitely... More 

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SINZ, Owner at Kingfish Lodge, responded to this review

We are thrilled your experience here exceeded your expectations and appreciate your feedback. The KFL team send their best wishes for the upcoming festive season, and Kingi continues to escort guests around the property. He now has a new sister "BREEZE" a 12 week old black Labrador. The C O's suite is becoming recognised as a fabulous point of difference... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We came here a year ago and were so impressed I decided to have my 50th birthday here. We booked for 'own the lodge' which accommodated 26 of us. Tucked into a little cove, it is very sheltered, which was great as we arrived on a windy winters day. The Kingfisher family were totally accommodating, friendly and obliging and went... More 

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SINZ, Owner at Kingfish Lodge, responded to this review

Our team are so thrilled they were able to make your party such a success. Our 'own the lodge' weekend or multi-day concept has really taken off. And your words of encouragement are graciously appreciated. Kingi - my 20 month old chocolate Labrador now has a little sister. 12 week old 'BREEZE" and she is a black lab. Best wishes... More 

Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Beautiful place with excellent food and wine. Location is out of this world and plenty to do if you are so inclined or you can just chill out. Fantastic hosts and the staff are second to none. Totally friendly and the chefs were even giving tips for the kids birthday cake! The most relaxing 3 day break we've had and... More 

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2 Thank Damian M
SINZ, Owner at Kingfish Lodge, responded to this review

What a lovely surprise to see your notification this morning, and a big thankyou from myself and our team. We all enjoyed your company, frivolity and sense of humour. Guests such as yourselves, plus many of the couples you all interacted with over the weekend, make it a real pleasure to be in the type of business we are in... More 

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