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Moketenui Shearers' Quarters

Moketenui Station is a working sheep and beef farm in the heart of the King Country located only 20 mins from start of the Pureora Timber Trail. 

Stand on the deck and view the beautiful countryside. Enjoy the peace and quiet and relax in the newly refurbished Shearers Quarters. Comfortably accommodates for up to 10 people in 3 double rooms and 2 bunk rooms.  Our Shearers Quarters has amazing views of the valley and its ideally situated for the Timber Trail, within 30 minutes drive of the start, middle and the end.  

Fire up the barbecue and enjoy a wonderful adventure filled couple of days!

Moketenui SQ has recently been refurbished and has a classic rural charm with modern amenities. Enjoy the light airy space of open plan living that opens out onto an expansive deck. 2 bunkrooms are situated at the end of this living space.

3 double rooms open out onto the deck. 

At the other end of the deck there is a door to the ablution block. 

The deck over looks breath taking views of the King Country. 

Perfectly located for the Pureora Timber Trail with shuttles available. Contact us and we can help you arrange your Timber Trail Journey.


host: Pru Mandeno

address: Moketenui Shearers' Quarters

email: pruvmandenogmailcom

phone: 021-547-363

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