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Ruru Lodge is now closed for winter until December 2018. However bookings are already coming in for next summer for this popular unique stay place……… so please feel free to book in and experience this amazing house for yourself.

Ruru Lodge is now closed for winter until December 2018. However bookings are already coming in for next summer for this popular unique stay place……… so please feel free to book in and experience this amazing house for yourself.

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“What are you making Jane?”  One of the things visitors often comment on whilst staying at the Flying Fox is the fact that we make things from scratch, be it bread, jam, granola, muffins, lemon honey or dishes like lasagne or a pie. In the last few weeks it’s been plum jam, blackberry and apple ice cream, plum and blackberry…Continue Reading

Having recently had the opportunity for a short break, thanks to The Global Hobos, we headed off to Taupo for two days of R & R. A search of Air BnB turned up a great modern apartment in the quiet suburb of Botanic Heights and we arrived to a warm welcome from host Anita. We had deliberately booked something which…Continue Reading

One of the most rewarding things since we have been at the Flying Fox is the experience of having volunteers or WWOOFERS stay with us. In exchange for a few hours help each day hosts provide food and accommodation for volunteers. Started in England 1971, the original WWOOF scheme (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) was designed to be a cultural…Continue Reading

Kia Ora Koutou and welcome to the first Flying Fox blog post. I wanted to use this post to introduce ‘The Flying Fox’…who we are and what we do! We are Jane and Kelly, owner/operators for the Flying Fox. We moved to The Flying Fox in December 2015 from Whanganui, taking over from the previous owners who originally developed the…Continue Reading

Welcome, Hi everyone, we are setting up a new blog for our website www.theflyingfox.co.nz to keep you up to date with all the new changes and events at The Flying Fox. To follow our blog please scroll down and add your details.