Makoura Lodge

Rural Retreat

Makoura Lodge is a luxury, country conference venue and business retreat, complete with onsite team building activities. We provide exceptional; hospitality, scenery, meeting facilities and food/beverage.


Located one hour’s scenic drive from Palmerston North and 2 1/2 hours from Wellington. Makoura Lodge is located on 700 acres of farmland and is surrounded by panoramic views of the Ruahine Ranges, gullies and native bush.

We offer corporate packages complete with exclusive venue use, delicious meals, wonderful accommodation and private bar use. We have a range of onsite team building activities such as: 4WD training, Horse trekking, Claybird shooting, Archery and Charlotte’s Web.

We welcome you to make the space your own and feel at home with your friendly hosts whose family has been on this cherished property since 1896.

Conference Room Facilities for up to 40 guests. Weddings for up to 110 guests. Accommodation for up to 50 guests on a shared basis.

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Physical address
Makoura Road
New Zealand