Begin your New Zealand vacation in nature's embrace and relax in the comfort of Rangiwai Lodge your award-winning romantic 'boutique' Bed & Breakfast in Auckland or self-catering accommodation located in the picturesque surrounds of Titirangi (Maori for 'Fringe of Heaven') - the Gateway to the Waitakere Ranges and 'Twin Coast Discovery' Route whether traveling north or south.
Enjoy peace, seclusion and breathtaking views over native rainforest to the City and its twin harbours - all within an easy 25 minute drive from Auckland International Airport or City Downtown.
The area has much to offer from stunning scenery to the vibrant cafe 'scene' of Titirangi village. Perhaps try a round of golf at Titirangi's internationally renowned golf course or take a tour of the region's wineries or visit one of many local artist studios. Or, simply relax in the comfort of Rangiwai Lodge where you can also enjoy an envigorating swim in the Lodge's large indoor heated pool.
Within easy reach of the Lodge experience walks through the scenic wonderland of Auckland's Waitakere Ranges - one of New Zealand's most diverse yet most compact scenic environments. Be captivated by its amazingly contrasting landscapes ranging from pristine Temperate Rainforest to cascading waterfalls or wild volcanic black sand surf beaches at Karekare (location of the film 'The Piano') or Piha. Share the adventures of the TV film heroes of 'Xena Warrior Princess' and 'Hercules' and discover a boundless adventure paradise literally on Auckland's doorstep.
Whether it's hiking, canyoning, trekking or simply bush walking the region has something for everyone and all ages. Be 'at one' with Nature from Day One of your adventure and discover the Waitakere Ranges
...Your first taste of Natural New Zealand