Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge

Luxury accommodation and dining at the top of The Old Ghost Road on the West Coast of New Zealand.



Directly at the Northern trail head of The Old Ghost Road lies a special wilderness accommodation experience.

During your stay you will be immersed in native West Coast wilderness.

We offer comfortable rooms, hearty meals and warm hospitality with a range of local beer and wines.

The perfect base for your plans either on the Old Ghost Road or for exploring the northern West Coast.

The Mokihinui River runs past the lodge, the place for a spot of fishing.

Room types

  • There are five guest suites available, each can sleep up to four people.
  • Each suite has a mezzanine level.
  • The beds in each suite can be arranged as singles or double.
  • One guest suite has a wheelchair accessible bathroom (please advise if you need this specific suite).


The cafe is open to the public and lodge guests from 10am – 5pm during September-Mid May

Dinner is available on request for in-house guests at 6:00pm.

Continental breakfast is included in your room tariff, but you can sign up for a 8:30am cooked breakfast when you check in.


589 Mokihinui Road, West Coast 7891, New Zealand
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