Ngatarua Cottage

is a fully equipped, self contained 3 bedroom cottage that offers an authentic and unique country experience.

Seclusion and tranquility!

The area, however offers a plethora of exciting activities to suit all ages.


Experience New Zealand’s great outdoors whilst drinking in stunning views of the Ruahine ranges



Meals available by prior arrangement (including gluten free)


Cottage details

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Queen beds
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Dining room
  • Lounge with fire
  • Fully equipped kitchen


Four legged animals allowed, however please note no dogs allowed in the house.

Paddock and yards available for horses



  • Self Contained Accommodation
  • Country Experience
  • Picturesque Central Rangitikei
  • Relax and Unwind
  • Ruahine views
  • 2,500 acre working sheep/cattle/deer farm and hunting preserve
  • Agriculture
  • Animals

Hosts -  John and Robin Batley

Telephone +64 (6) 388 0664

Cell 027 2314 333


Station Managers - Rob and Sharyn Kjestrup


Never hunted before?

No worries!

Guided recreational hunting is available for those who have not experienced hunting deer.


We have a remote hunting hut available on another nearby property.


Bookings are essential.


Please email John at to discuss options.


Suitable for a father and son/daughter who want to experience

“hunting your own dinner”


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