Welcome To Snowy Waters Lodge

Your Central North Island Special Event Venue 

Snowy Waters Lodge is a unique accommodation and events venue offering 14 guest rooms plus six garden cabins accommodating up to 60 people. We are an affordable solution for family reunions, weddings, corporate retreats and other special events. Originally built in 1941 as a Nurses Home and Doctors Residence for staff of the Waimarino Hospital (1922 – 2009), our accommodation and guest facilities offer plenty of character and rustic charm.

We are just 30 minutes from Turoa Ski Area and the Whanganui River, 45 minutes to Whakapapa Ski Area and the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Snowy Waters Lodge is situated within 5 acres of parklike grounds on the outskirts of Historic Raetihi. We provide WiFi, catering options, meeting/dining set up for special events and two spa pools for relaxation after a big day skiing, hiking or mountain biking. 



Murder Mysteries 

Murder Mistry parties

Give your employees a Xmas party they’ll never forget, or whisk your friends and family away for a night of murder, mystery, mayhem and laughter. Note: R16 and rather ‚Äúpolitically incorrect”

Social Clubs & Team Building Events

Need a location for your next social club function? We have plenty of team building activity suggestions. Our venue is relaxed, fun and affordable. We are close to Mt Ruapehu ski areas, the Tongariro Crossing and mountain bike trails.

Weddings & Family Reunions

Our charming venue is rich with history, character and magnificent views. Fourteen guest rooms and 6 garden cabins can accommodate up to 60 guests. We host small weddings and are a popular choice for family reunions. 

Why Snowy Waters Lodge

Book all four rooms in the Doctors Residence for a party of 10. Ten rooms in the Old Nurses Home will suit groups of up to 30 people. A further 20 guests can be accommodated in our Garden Cabins. We host small weddings, family reunions and special events. 
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