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About Viking Village

Located on New Zealand’s wild and untouched West Coast, Viking Village is the ultimate retreat for battle-weary warriors.
Set amid unspoiled native rainforest, this incredible and off-the-grid slice of Valhalla is the perfect place to rest, relax and rediscover your inner Norseman.

The Village

Viking Village is entirely off-the-grid – in native New Zealand rainforest so dense you won’t even spot your fellow villagers. Our Viking Barrels have been sourced from Scandinavia and carefully transported on-site to protect the rough and remote landscape.

Each of our 12 Barrels have been named in honour of Norse Gods for prosperity, and are available in a number of bedding configurations to accommodate your tribe. Barrels are set up in groups of three around an epic covered communal grill – perfect for larger groups or meeting new friends.

The Barrels

Forget over-styled glamping pods with all the mod-cons. Our Viking Barrels offer a genuine, off-the-grid experience where you can truly unplug and relax like royalty. Featuring natural timber and creature-comforts – such as luxurious locally-sourced hides – each Barrel is pristine, warm and cosy, and nestled in nature. There’s nothing to bring with you as everything is supplied.

Select a couple’s Barrel with a comfortable queen bed, or a family Barrel with additional bunks to sleep up to four. Modern and private off-the-grid composting toilets and a private woodfired spa – a must for those seeking revitalisation. The local village firelighter will get it prepared for you on request, or you can flex your survival skills and fire it up yourself.