Enjoy the views and seclusion



2x Super King Bedrooms with ensuites
1x King Bedroom with 4x bunks and a shared bathroom
Quality linen
Fully equipped laundry
Huge central wood fire plus three gas heaters

State of the art kitchen:
Fully equipped industrial style kitchen, gas hobs and oven, microwave, dishwasher, double stainless fridge/freezer, generous pantry

Dining tables
1x large table, seats 10x people
1x small table, seats 4x people

Outdoor Entertainment :
Dual outdoor entertaining areas: 180 degree Pacific Ocean views, and 180 degree rural views.  Both with outdoor sound systems. Outdoor furniture and a gas BBQ.

Flat screen TV’s in main living area and all the bedrooms
Complete entertainment system
Full cell phone coverage
Wireless broadband
Boat parking
Indoor and outdoor sound system
Wheelchair accessible



$995 per night for the entire property plus an $100 cleaning fee.

Minimum 2 x nights booking. 

Welcome breakfast provisions provided.

Book Now


The accommodation near Gisborne provides a true sense of seclusion and yet the city is only minutes away. On top of the world with its majestic setting and superb views, it gives you the best of whatever holiday you are looking for, long sunny days at the beach to walking excursions through the quiet countryside. Even with an abundance of outdoor activities at your fingertips, the biggest challenge for any guest will be leaving the tranquil surroundings this beautiful lodge provides !

Discover More

  • What a wonderful place. I can't wait to come back !

    Ben Bayly ( Chef ) - Auckland

  • Thank you for the perfect mid-winter surf holiday. We have all loved it.

    Kate Sylvester - Auckland

  • Our group of six have truly enjoyed the blackhouse. The house is idyllically situated providing spectacular views from every room. The lodge warm and relaxing and the welcoming hospitality generous. The attention to detail was outstanding ! What wonderful memories we will have of Gisborne.

    The Blue Mountain Mob - New South Wales

A beautiful sight after endless rain.
Roaring surf at Wainui Beach #blackhousewainuibeach #nzmustdo #gisbornenz
Mellow yellow.
Gorgeous evening at Wainui Beach. # blackhousewainui #gisbornenz
A gorgeous evening after the rain. #blackhousewainui #wainuibeach #gisbornenz
A sunny Sunday sunset!
First to see the sun at the blackhouse. #blackhousewainui #wainuibeach #gisbornenz #firsttoseethesun
#blackhousewainui #wainuibeach #gisbornenz
The lights of Wainui Beach