Whether relaxation or adventure (or a bit of both!) is on your agenda, we offer the following services to enhance your time at Rough and Tumble:


  • Onward bookings, travel planning advice and information.
  • Local guided activity coordination & bookings.
  • Coordination of rental vehicles for group and individual transportation.
  • Transportation arranged from Westport, Karamea and local airports.
  • Advance coordination of your dietary needs and preferences.

During your stay

  • Shuttling of guest vehicles to Ngakawau end of Charming Creek Walkway to enable through-walk.
  • Free activities on-site (bush walks, kayaking, mountain-biking, on-request glow worm walks and campfire).
  • Local guided activity advice, coordination & bookings.
  • Coin operated washing machine and dryer (laundry detergent available for purchase).
  • Broadband internet available free of charge in main lodge (for guests' laptops).
  • Phone cards available for purchase.

Special services for groups:

  • Customisation of menu, mealtimes and activities.
  • Advance itinerary planning and advice.
  • Corporate initiatives and teambuilding activities onsite.
  • AV equipment for presentations, entertainment.
  • MP3 input on main lodge stereo to create your own musical ambience.
  • Exclusive use of lodge and all facilities for reservations of four doubles or more.
  • Wedding coordination.