Ngamihi Luxury Lodge and Bed & Breakfast

Ngamihi Lodge opened in January 2016 after a huge renovation to make what was previously a family home into a luxury lodge. We are 15 minutes from Rotorua by car and 20 minutes from the airport. A complimentary pickup service is available from the airport if required.

Ngamihi Lodge is beautifully appointed lodge with all day sun and amazing 360 degree views over the lake. It is beautifully decorated by its designer owner, Leigh Caughey, and is private with outdoor areas to relax and unwind.  

Your Hosts:

Leigh has lived at Lake Okareka for over 22 years with her family and loves and knows the area well. She has a background in Interior Design and had her own company in Auckland for over 15 years.

Leigh has two adorable apricot toy poodles called Toby and Ted. They are very friendly dogs that can be kept seperate if you don't like dogs.

Leigh's partner Mike is also an interior designer and loves cooking.


Includes Spa, Sauna, Wifi, Cable TV, Hairdryer, Laundry facilities, beautiful bedrooms with ensuites.
Linen, towels and toiletries provided.

The Rooms: 3 options

There are 3 x 2 room suites. Each suite has it own stunning bathroom. The suites are The Kingfisher suite, the Tui suite and the Fantail suite. Named after NZ Birds. Please go to our booking page for further details and to book the suite of your choice.

Meal options:

A full Continental breakfast is included A cooked breakfast is available on request - cost additional.. Sit at the communal table or we can arrange a table on the deck or in your room or even breakfast in bed!

Lunch available on request in the form of a picnic basket or at the Lodge - cost additional.

A house dinner can be arranged at additional cost. We can also recommend local restaurants in Rotorua 15 mins away.

Transport can be arranged to and from the lodge for an additional cost.