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Hamilton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An absolute must do for all New Zealanders to get back to the tranquil reality of exploration. Top rate facilities and service from the staff we encountered, Eve, Elizabeth and Chris was excellent. We were made to feel like family friends and nothing was too much trouble. Our party of 18 (10 adults and children aged from 5 to 18yrs)... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely lodge. We stayed in a high end "cabin" but it is much too nice to be called a cabin. There was a living room with comfy leather chairs, gaslit fireplace, desk, and refrigerator stocked with local wine. The high speed internet was very reliable. The personal deck has an amazing view of a fast moving rapid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We spent two short days at this spectacular place as part of a 2 1/2 week NZ tour, and we will return. Everyone who works there is kind and warm...all lead by Eve Reilly who clearly sets the tone. Fly fishing and horse riding were great. Cabins are clean and generous. The open kitchen and community dining experience were wonderful.

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Park City, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Great food and service! Private cabin with beautiful views. Fishing and Guide Craig outstanding! Caught rainbows and browns, all over 3 pounds. The rivers were all different and all beautiful. Be sure to bring wading staffs with rubber tips or Poronui will find a wooden stick which works just as well. Excellent operation.

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Thank jundle
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

An easy 45 min drive from Taupo, Poronui exceeded my high expectations for all of the activities, food and relaxation I could hope for. My 9yo daughter and I were looking for a short easter break and the horse riding, fishing on lake Taupo, helicopter ride, wine cellar, etc were truly wonderful. The great food and awesome friendly staff round... More 

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Pukalani, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

A lovely lodge and seven cabin st-up. Friendly family atmosphere. Great food and wine. Excellent fishing and hunting opportunities, as well as a number of other out door activites. Highly recommend for those who love the outdoors. The stay there absolutely made my trip to New Zealand.

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Weston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Poronui is in a class by itself. Helicopter fly fishing with outstanding upstream dry fly fishing for very big Rainbows and Browns. It is not easy fishing but it is very rewarding. The cabins are very comfortable. The meals are delicious. The staff and guides are all tip top. This was our second trip to Poronui but we will return.... More 

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Calabasas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

To say this lodge is fantastic and incredible would be an understatement. This is a truly dedicated facility whose entire working model is centered around creating the ultimate New Zealand vacation. For me, I am a fishing addict, always on the look-out for my next trip of a life-time... and I found it. The entire staff at Poronui are strictly... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

We had the most relaxing family holiday ever. We stayed in the Blake house away from the main lodge and we can walk down to the river. My husband and my son went hunting and my children went horse back riding as well as had cooking lessons. We also had Maori experience with Tom who taught us how to book... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We went to Poronui Lodge with our adult sons, both fly fishing enthusiasts. The resort covers 16,000 acres of rollling hills, beautiful rivers, forests and hiking trails. Fishing on private water is carefully managed so that no beat is over-fished. The water is pristine, the browns and rainbows are big and healthy, fairly easy to locate, especially with help, and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 16,000 acres of timeless wilderness is steeped in history and provides world class fly fishing for brown and rainbow trout, deer stalking and an abundance of native flora and wildlife. Outdoor activities include mountain biking, horse trekking and guided walking, while an Olympic standard sporting clays range, archery and target shooting are also available. Or simply relax with a massage, or a good book. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poronui

Address: Taharua Road, RD 3, Taharua 3351, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taharua
Price Range: $731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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