Ruakaturi Ecco Retreat
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World Famous Trout Fishery
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Welcome to the Ruakituri Eco Retreat. This website gives you a brief insight to the retreat and some of the activities you can take part in on your stay, as well as a glimpse into some of the history of the region and the unique place you will experience.


Unique Environment

The Ruakituri Eco Retreat provides you with a secluded but affordable private luxury escape. It’s a place where you choose your own pace. If you want a break away to seek adventure or a quiet romantic hideaway.

The Retreat is nestled in the Ruakituri River Valley which meanders is way beneath the spectacular Huiarau mountain range and offers a unique opportunity to experience the pristine scenic beauty of New Zealand’s rural and wilderness countryside. As well as the stunning scenic beauty there is the opportunity to experience wilderness hiking, trout fishing for wild rainbow and brown trout, artistic painting, and the friendliness of the local farming community.


Set on 12 acres of private parkland the Retreat is surrounded by scenic native bush. The property offers exclusive river frontage with serene river views of the famous Ruakituri River from the rooms and grounds.

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