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Twin Rivers Cottage

Twin Rivers Cottage

Twin Rivers cottage is situated on a working farm on the banks of the Ongarue River providing access to many kilometres of superb fishing water. The comfortable cottage can sleep up to nine people and is a great base to explore the many rivers in the area including the Waimiha and the small remote rivers that flow through the pristine Pureora Forest.

As well as fishing there is access to the timber trail for cyclists and trampers.

Hosts Hesta Cudby
Address 27 Jones Road, Waimiha
Contact details

Phone: +64 7 895 5059 

Email: twinriverscottage@outlook.com

Fishing waters

Situated on the Ongarue River there are several other great fishing waters within a short drive including:

There are also a number of small rivers that flow through the forest that provide excellent fishing for the more adventurous.


The river on your doorstep

Location Twin Cottages is on a working farm in a private and peaceful setting. Its location is marked on the Ongarue river map.

Twin Rivers Cottage

The cottage is a three bedroom fully self conatained house that is suitable for groups of up to 9 anglers or families.

  • Three bedrooms with 2 queen beds, 1 king single, 2 bunks, 1 single and a pull out bed/matress
  • Full kitchen including fridge/freezer, oven, toaster and dishwasher
  • BBQ and outdoor furniture
  • Shower
  • Fireplace
  • TV and CD
  • Washing machine and laundry

The shearers quarters

As well as the cottage there is a rustic alternative known as the shearer's quaters. It is ideal for small parties wishing to base themselves to explore the great fishing in the area.

  • Sleeps up to 4 people
  • Fully self-contained
Local attractions and activities

The Twin Rivers Cottage is located on the edge of the beautiful Pureora Forest which offers a number of walks and cycleways including the famous timber trail with its specatular scenery and viaducts. Those wishing to explore further can easily access:

  • Mount Ruapehu (approx 1.5 hours drive)
  • Waitomo Caves (approx 1 hours drive)
  • The Tongaririo Crossing (approx 2 hours drive)



"Did the Timber Trail and it was a great spot to access the shuttle and trail. Lexi was a great host and the facilities at the cottage were fantastic. A great spot which I would recommend." Doug C

"Great little place, all you need when getting away from it all, owners very friendly, and happy to help out if needed, ideal for doing the timber trail" James

Indicative tariff
as at 1 Jan 2014

NZ$40 per guest - bring your own sleeping bag and towels

NZ$45 per guest - including bed linen and towels

Please ask for rates for families and longer stays.



One of many easily accessible fishing rivers within easy reach of the cottage.



Ongarue fishing

Local angler, Steel, fishing one of the pools near the cottage

The cottage






Twin Beds


The Shearer's Quarters





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