The River Room Venue

Availability for The River Room Venue on Application

The River Room                                 
 Available Hold/Pending Booked

Retreat Specifics

  • Location
    Tuki Tuki Road, Havelock North.
  • Capacity
    Large, light-filled space with various options for up to 50 guests.
  • Rate
    From $1500.00 for the entire property.
  • Payment
    Visa and Mastercard accepted - Sorry no Amex or Diners
    A valid credit card is required to secure and confirm all bookings regardless of payment method.

Terms and Cancellations

A deposit of 40% of the total is required to secure your reservation.
The balance remaining , plus any incidentals, is due within seven days of your departure unless otherwise arranged with retreat management.


Bookings cancelled prior to 90 days from arrival the 40% deposit is refunded in full.

Bookings cancelled between 90 and 30 days of arrival the 40% deposit is refunded less the $250 booking fee.

Bookings cancelled within 30 days of arrival 100% of total is charged.


Read our full terms and conditions.



  • Rooms

    The River Room is set up with indoor and outdoor areas perfect for all day meetings, private dinners or small functions.

  • Technology

    Stereo with CD player SKY TV/DVD LCD Flat screen 50" TV IPOD connection

  • Cooking

    It has its own fully equipped kitchen

  • Outside

    Outdoor dining and fireplace

  • Additional

    $1500 Day Hire $2500 Wedding (Ceremony + Reception)


Perched above the Tuki Tuki River looking directly at the dramatic eastern face of Te Mata Peak. The River Room is at our new luxury retreat location called Riverside.

It has and indoor and an outdoor fireplace, it is totally private with spectacular views upstream, downstream and directly across to Te Mata Peak. It has an in-house stereo system and 50" television with sky. We cater for most Audio Visual situations be it for a wedding or conference. Your requirements can be specially quoted at the time of enquiry.

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During your stay you can also enjoy a premium selection of Black Barn wines.

Cellular Network Coverage Note to Vodafone customers: Unfortunately while Black Barn is minutes from civilisation it is still well outside Vodafone’s coverage area. With the exception of very specific spots, your Vodafone (usually 021) phone will probably not work here. We apologise for the inconvenience however your Telecom (usually 027) phone will work and wireless broadband is available. If you are travelling from overseas we would advise you against purchasing Vodafone SIM cards for calls or internet connections in this area.


It can be booked in conjunction with our luxury retreats along the Tuki Tuki River valley where up to 30 people can sleep in The River Houses, The Lodges and Summerlee. A corporate retreat can include guided fly fishing, golf at the new world-renowned Cape Kidnappers Golf course, wine tastings and fully catered meals.

Property Rental

We can quote for full day usage, lunches, dinners, winetastings, evening usage or a combination of meeting space and accommodation.

For more information on River Room function or weddings click here or contact us with your specific requirements or any questions.

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