The Flying Fox

  • Glamping
3081 Whanganui River Rd - 4540 Whanganui - Wanganui District - New Zealand

‘Ko au te awa, ko te awa ko au’ ‘I am the river and the river is me’

We invite you in this corner of paradise on the beautiful Whanganui River. It's a unique place, like no other, where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of modern living at The Flying Fox. This is truely a place where you can relax, re-energise and enjoy the natural environment. Our cottages are built and function according to our environmentally friendly principles while offering well equipped kitchens, bathrooms and comfortable beds. Our small Store is stocked with an enticing range of food and beverages and includes locally made arts and gifts.
You can arrive here with a small cable car, that offers fabulous vistas of the river flowing below, adding a touch of excitement to your trip.
Choose you cottage immersed in the vegetation or even The Glory Cart, a 'glamping' style cabin with a vintage canvas sleeping tent on an adjacent wooden platform.


  • Supporting the local economy
  • Promoting "eco" activities
  • 100% renewable energy
  • Organic or Local Food
  • Car-free accessibility
  • Ecological cleaning products
  • More than 80% waste recycling
  • Energy saving lights
  • Green building
  • Solar thermal panels for hot water
  • Water flow reducers
  • Recovery & reuse of rainwater
  • Water-saving toilets
  • Environmental-friendly fornitures
  • Biodiversity of green areas
  • Digital Detox


  • Electric Vehicles Charging
  • Private bathroom
  • Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Organic garden
  • Bicycles
  • Ecotourism itineraries
  • Pool
  • Wellness center
  • Accessibility
  • Small pets allowed
  • Garden
  • Kitchenette
  • Artisanal products for sale
  • Restaurant


  • Romantic escape
  • Adventure & Sleeping bag
  • Trekking
  • Natural Park
  • Yoga
  • Unusual & Unique
  • Recycling
  • Glamping

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Starting from 59,37 €

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