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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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    Overview
    • Excellent82%
    • Very good12%
    • Average2%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    81 - 85 of 211 reviews

    Reviewed 1 April 2015

    Like its sibling at Arthur's Pass, the Lodge combines genuine creature comforts and intimacy with nature. Offering a postcard view on the river that empties Lake Moeraki into the Tasman Sea, the Lodge has a comfortable lounge and a restaurant with first-class food. There are...More

    Thank jdarr
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 1 May 2015

    Dear Jdarr, Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us here and also at Wilderness Lodge Arthur’s Pass. We love sharing these special places with our guests and it is excellent that you managed to make the most of your time here. Kind wishes,...More

    Reviewed 28 March 2015

    Our two night stay at Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki was one of the highlights of our trip to New Zealand. To start with, the setting is simply spectacular along the shore of the fast-moving Moeraki River. The lodge itself is beautiful and very comfortable, as...More

    Thank rob103
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 1 May 2015

    Dear Rob103, Thanks for sharing your Wilderness Lodge experience. We try our very best to make all our guests time with us special and memorable. You certainly made the most of your time here! Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

    Reviewed 22 March 2015

    - beautiful view of the river from rooms and restaurant - good bar & very good restaurant with excellent food and decent variety - excellent rooms with screens, big glass windows & an overhead fan With he above, the reader may wonder how I could...More

    Thank Andrew D
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 28 March 2015

    Dear Andrew, Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the views from the rooms and restaurant & found the food excellent. Sorry that you found a comment made by me (Gerry) negative towards cyclists. We have...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2015

    Finally catching up on outstanding reviews from our trip to New Zealand Gerry and Anne run a terrific operation. The lodge is about an hour from the closest tiny town and is a mix of nature and luxurious touches. We splurged on the river view...More

    Thank alwaysplanahead
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 28 March 2015

    Dear Alwaysplanahead, Thanks for your enthusiastic review. Great to hear you enjoyed the accommodations, meals, activities and wilderness setting as well as the service provided by team. Hope we see you back if you return to NZ one day. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Gerry...More

    Reviewed 11 March 2015

    Gerry McSweeney, a ph.d biologist, and his fantastic wife Anne, established the Wilderness Lodge years ago and walk the talk. They raised their children here and the remarkable setting is unbelievable. Gerry knows every plant, tree, star and animal. They both have delightfully wicked senses...More

    Thank ecrivez
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 28 March 2015

    Dear Ecrivez, Please to hear your Wilderness Lodge experience was so memorable. We really enjoy hosting guests from around the world and sharing what makes Lake Moeraki such a special corner of NZ. It means a lot receiving feedback such as yours. Kind wishes, Anne...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$357 - US$464 (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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    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Lake Moeraki
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    • Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki Hotel Lake Moeraki
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    BrianH422
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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
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    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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    "Forget the wifi. You are so far from civilisation, it is irrelevant. Enjoy the opportunity yeti disconnect."
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    "Any room! All lead to your experience, inside and outdoors!"
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    "I would suggest a River View room for a beautiful view out over the lake."
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    "River view suites are beautiful with lovely deck"
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