Scroll down to our booking calendar & select your dates.

Dates shaded green are available. Those marked red are already booked. 

View our Terms & Conditions before you book. See also Tenant Information. For assistance with your booking, please contact: Sixtus Lodge Booking Secretary (Hamish); call or text: 021 238 3546; email: bookings@sixtuslodge.co.nz

Check-In/Check Out 

Our arrival and departure times are as follows:

Check-in times:
Schools – 10am
All other groups/individuals – 3pm
Check-out time:

All groups including schools – 2pm unless specifically arranged with the Booking Secretary.

Booking Details & Confirmation

  • An estimate of numbers in your initial booking is acceptable. Final numbers to be reported after your stay is completed.
  • Bookings are confirmed by email.
    See also Tenant Information.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $150 must be paid to the Sixtus Lodge bank account 03-0726-0486134-000 on confirmation of a booking. The deposit is transferable, if a group needs to change dates for its booking.
  • Cancellation: please contact the Booking Secretary bookings@sixtuslodge.co.nz for more information and to rebook.
    In special circumstances e.g. civil defence emergency, closed roads, or major weather event, the deposit can be refunded.
  • The final fees payment (less deposit) is to be paid within 7 days of check-out. Invoices are sent on request. Contact the Booking Secretary: bookings@sixtuslodge.co.nz for more information. 

Rates

Adults (general groups/individuals): $25 per person per night

 

Adults (with school groups/youth groups
eg Scouts): $12 per person per night

 

Children/students: $12 per person per night

 

Minimum per night charge (all groups): $150

Teacher Orientation

Teachers or leaders of any school groups wanting to take a class camp to Sixtus Lodge must complete our Teachers’ Orientation Course. The course covers familiarisation with the Lodge, including some of the walks in the area that are suitable for school-aged children. For upcoming course dates, see Sixtus Lodge Trust Board webpage.

Christmas/New Year Bookings

Sixtus Lodge is reserved for use by Sixtus Lodge Trust Board members during the Christmas holidays (between 17 December and 7 January). Group bookings by other groups/individuals during this period may be possible (despite the booking calendar showing “unavailable”). Please contact the Booking Secretary by email bookings@sixtuslodge.co.nz to check on availability.

Terms & Conditions

  1. A non-refundable deposit of $150 must be paid to Sixtus Lodge Bank Account 03-0726-0486134-000 on confirmation of a booking. The deposit is transferable, if a group needs to change dates for its booking.
  2. Cancellation: please contact the Booking Secretary bookings@sixtuslodge.co.nz for more information and to rebook. In special circumstances e.g. civil defence emergency, closed roads, or major weather event, the deposit can be refunded.
  3. Check-in times: Schools – 10am; All other groups/individuals – 3pm. The premises are to be vacated by 2pm on the day of departure unless prior arrangements have been made with the Booking Secretary: bookings@sixtuslodge.co.nz
  4. The final fees payment, less deposit, is to be paid within seven (7) days of checking out. Invoices are not sent unless requested. Please contact the Treasurer: treasurer@sixtuslodge.co.nz
  5. The code for the entry digital lock will be sent by text to the Camp Organiser three (3) days before the camp commences. The Camp Organiser or Designated Camp Leader is asked to keep the code confidential.
  6. A copy of the Sixtus Lodge Tenants’ Checklist (as to the condition of the Lodge on first entry, and again on departure) must be completed and returned to the Property Manager, P.O. Box 1987 Palmerston North 4440 or scanned and emailed to propertymanager@sixtuslodge.co.nz

    Spare copies of the checklist are inside a container on the wall in the pantry.

  7. The Camp Organiser or Designated Camp Leader must report any damage and/or loss to the Lodge Facilities by completing Page 2 of the Tenants’ Checklist. If anything is found to be seriously amiss on arrival, or occurs during your stay, please follow the instructions given.
  8. Users will be held responsible for any damage and loss to the buildings, the contents and equipment.
  9. The Camp Organiser or Designated Camp Leader must complete the Building Compliance Daily Inspection (suggested at early evening) on every night’s stay. There are five (5) Emergency or Safety Practices to check in the Main Building. Please initial the calendar dates in the Red Recording Clipboard in the Pantry drawer.
  10. The Sixtus Lodge Trust Board reserves the right to close down any camp at Sixtus Lodge considered to be out of control and/or causing excessive damage to the property or the local environment.
  11. In the bush areas on the property, groups must keep to formed tracks and cross fences only where stiles have been erected.

Link to: Tenant Information

November 2023

Bookings: