85 Abbey Caves Road Whangarei 0175 New Zealand
09 430 6562
info@littleearthlodge.co.nz

Location

Little Earth Lodge is 6km from
Whangarei town centre

 

Driving directions to Little Earth Lodge from Whangarei town centre (drive time approx. 10 minutes):

  • Via town centre, follow signs to Whangarei Heads and Airport along Riverside Drive
  • Turn left onto Memorial Drive following signs for Abbey Caves and continue up the hill for 1km
  • Turn right onto Old Parua Bay Rd (the sign for this road is difficult to see)
  • At the T junction turn left onto Abbey Caves Rd and drive for 1.5km
  • We are at number 85 Abbey Caves Rd next to the Abbey Caves car park
  • Drive down our steep driveway and you will see the Lodge
  • Free parking available outside the lodge

Little Earth Lodge, 85 Abbey Caves Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand

GPS coordinates:

  • Latitude: -35.708330
  • Longitude: 174.354029

From Auckland (South)

  • Follow the SH1 North to Whangarei
  • Use the Northen Gateway toll road ($2.50).
  • Exit SH1 at Rewa Rewa Rd, Whangarei and follow signs to Whangarei Airport and Whangarei Heads across the lifting bridge
  • Turn Right at the roundabout into Riverside Drive
  • Turn left into Mackesy Road and follow signs to Abbey Caves
  • We are on the right, 85 Abbey Caves Rd next to the Abbey Caves car park
  • Drive down our steep driveway and you will see the Lodge and car park
  • Journey time from Auckland to Little Earth Lodge
    approx. 2.5 to 3 hours.

From Paihia (North)

  • Follow SH1 South.
  • Exit SH1 at Puna Rere Drive, Whangarei and follow signs to Whangarei Falls and Tutukaka
  • At the roundabout turn right onto Kiripaka Road, following signs to Whangarei City Centre
  • Turn left into Whareora Road, following signs to Pataua North and A H Reed Park
  • Turn right into Abbey Caves Road, following sign to Abbey Caves
  • We are at 85 Abbey Caves Road, next to Abbey Caves car park.
  • Drive down our steep driveway and you will see the Lodge and car park
  • Journey time from Pahia to Little Earth Lodge
    approx. 1 hour.

By Bus

  • We offer pick-ups from The Hub Information Centre in Whangarei Town Basin between 2pm and 6pm.
  • Call us prior to booking if you
    would like a pick-up. Tel.09 430 6562.
    Cost $12 (inc GST).
  • You can also take a taxi straight from Whangarei.
    Price approx. $25-$28.
  • There is no public bus service to LEL and walking is not
    advisable unless you are a keen walker and like hills!