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    Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

    State Highway 6 | 30 km north of Haast, Lake Moeraki, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7842, New Zealand
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    • Excellent83%
    • Very good11%
    • Average2%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This lodge has large clean rooms and very good food. Additionally they offer terrific nature walks. Visiting the penguins on the beach is awesome. And you can go kayaking on the lake for even more fun.

    Thank jlg3000
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded yesterday

    Dear jlg3000, Thank you for your review. Great to hear how much you enjoyed your Wilderness Lodge experience. Hope to see you back one day! Kind Wishes, Anne Saunders & Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Wilderness Lodge for three nights right after Christmas. We loved it! No TV -- very limited WiFi -- it was a fabulous way to disconnect and enjoy the beauty of New Zealand. Each day we chose an activity: river eel feeding,...More

    Thank graybill4175
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Graybill4175, Thanks for sharing your experience. You certainly made the most of your time in the Lake Moeraki Wilderness. The holiday period is a busy time for us but we love helping families to relax together, explore, and even disconnect from the outside world...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Unfortunately, our 2 days here - which, based on the price, were meant to be the luxurious part of our tour of South Island - were a big disappointment. During our trip, we stayed in a mix of motels, luxury apartments and hotels. Firstly the...More

    Thank jp321
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 1 week ago

    Dear jp321, Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the wilderness location but sorry that you felt your stay lacked value for money. Our nature adventures are holiday highlight for many of our guests, as the overwhelmingly positive TripAdvisor feedback demonstrates. These...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    No tv. No WiFi - perfect place to disconnect and enjoy the fantastic souroundings. The guides were wonderful and so willing to answer questions and elaborate on the rain forest. We enjoyed the beautiful trails and have a new appreciation for the flora and fauna...More

    Thank Konstandena
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Konstandena, Great to hear how much you enjoyed your Wilderness Lodge experience! We work hard to look after our guests and we do appreciate feedback such as yours. Just one small note - while slower than a city connection, our satellite-based WiFi is generally...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Wilderness Lodge for two nights in December. All the staff and owners (Gerry, Michael, and Ben) were fantastic — they had great recommendations for how to spend our time, and were knowledgable guides to the area. We'd highly recommend taking advantage...More

    Thank Daniel F
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Daniel, Thanks very much for sharing your experience. Great you were able to explore Lake Moeraki by kayak, join us on our guided nature adventures as well as relax and enjoy the food. We hope the rest of your New Zealand travels were a...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$363 - US$472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • South Island >
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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Lake Moeraki
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    5 May 2017|
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    Response from patriciav140 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. sorry i did not see your post. I can't comment on the price because i honestly don't remember but it is a beautiful place. elegant, relaxing, great atmosphere, and in the meantime you can spend some hours kayaking... More
    14 July 2016|
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    Response from Gill H | Reviewed this property |
    Definitely contact Gerry or the lodge.There were none in February.The guided walks all seem to be out from the Lodge..some to the beach, some through forest.We only saw bird life like white egrets, but they were pretty... More
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    "All are good"
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    "by river very good"
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    "We loved the Rainforest room"
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    "Forget the wifi. You are so far from civilisation, it is irrelevant. Enjoy the opportunity yeti disconnect."
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