Its fine to get dirty, wet and caked in mud but after such dedication to immersing yourself in the ultimate UTV experience, its really nice to end the day wrapped in a little luxury.  Our lodges have been selected to ensure your DIRT BANDITS experience is amongst the most unique and memorable occasions of your life.  

From cosy and intimate to unrefined decadence, our selection of lodges are nestled amongst some of New Zealand's most picturesque scenery and are guaranteed to be far from the world you live. 



Inspired by true alpine lifestyle, Paewaka is a luxurious two storey, three bedroom wood and stone lodge overlooking a picturesque lake and the mighty Rakaia River.

The first floor master bedroom has its own fireplace, balcony and ensuite complete with window bathed and separate steam shower.  An additional two bedrooms are privately located on the ground floor and are serviced by two toilets and a shared luxurious bathroom.

Entertainment is well catered for in Paewaka with a commercial kitchen fit for a master chef, a large dining room and a spacious lounge room and library, both complimented by stone fireplaces to keep you warm at night.  Extending the entertainment zone is a large external deck overlooking MATAGOURI FLATS and the adjacent pastoral lands that border the Rakaia.  

Paewaka is a fabulous base for your DIRT BANDITS experience and is suitable for friends, families and businesses looking to re-engerise their teams.

PAEWAKA Lodge rates start from $1250




Perched high above the lake with sweeping views across the Rakaia Gorge sits HOTUROA, a luxurious 250sqm residence built for the absolute ultimate in escapes.  This four bedroom, two bathroom, two lounge room, single storey lodge has been beautifully appointed using the finest of materials and furniture from around the New Zealand.


The bedrooms are positioned well away from the kitchen, dining room and entertainment areas ensuring a peaceful escape if you simply need to crash after a big day in your BANDIT.  Two stone fireplaces will keep you toasty in winter and the large external entertainment area with spa is perfect for those summer nights sharing your adventure exploits or just gazing across the river towards the alps.  


The accommodation wing incorporates a master king bedroom, another king bedroom and two queen bedrooms with the option to convert to 4 singles.  A well appointed main bathroom contains a bath and walk in shower.

HOTUROA Lodge rates start from $3050.



Great things do come in small packages!  


This stunning two bedroom wooden chalet is nestled into the hillside adjacent to a pure artesian stream.  With views across the pastoral flats, the lake and stunning Rakaia Gorge, TEATA is a luxurious yet rustic space well suited to those who want to escape the rat race.


The chalet features a fully equiped kitchen designed perfectly for intimate dining, an open plan lounge dining area with stone fireplace that leads out through french doors onto your private deck.


The two master bedrooms, both with king beds and luxuriously appointed ensuites are well positioned either side of the main entertainment area, and each have direct access to the external deck overlooking the world beyond. TEATA can be booked as a one or two bedroom chalet. 

TEATA Chalet rates start from $970