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Travel north along State Highway 1 from Auckland to Kawakawa. (3.30 hours)
Continue north along State Highway 11 from Kawakawa to the sea port of Opua. (15 minutes)
Cross from Opua to Okiato on the car ferry. This is a 15 minute crossing that operates continuously between 6.40am and 10.00pm. You can pay on boarding with cash payments only as electronic payment facilities are not available.
Exit the car ferry at Okiato and travel towards Russell for approximately 10km.
Continue into the main township traveling past the oldest church in New Zealand.
Turn left at the centre Island onto Pitt Street.
You will come to the Russell waterfront and turn left onto The Strand and proceed to the very end of this street which is a no exit road.
At the end you will come to the Century security gate and garage door where you can park directly in front.
On arrival for your convenience a push button intercom unit located at the front gate will connect you to the lodge manager for entry instructions.