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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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          Room & Suite (22)
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          Overview
          • Excellent80%
          • Very good13%
          • Average2%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
          1 week ago
          “Lush and Luxurious Outdoor Experience”
          4 weeks ago
          “Wonderful place, very friendly people, great couple of days”
          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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          Heartland World Heritage Hotel
          255 reviews
          #3 of 3 hotels in Haast
           
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          #1 of 3 Speciality lodging in Haast
           
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          1 - 5 of 222 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The lodge is luxurious, surrounded by lawns and rain forest, on a lovely lake and stream with gentle rapids heading to the sea. The owners have been here 27 years and worked to preserve habitat for the incredible giant kahakateki trees and dozens of native...More

          Thank annban09
          Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

          Dear Annban09, The rainforests surrounding the Lodge are wonderful and it is great to see how much you enjoyed exploring them. Thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Kind Wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Set in pretty unspoilt rain forest, this is a very comfortable lodge run on informal lines. Room was comfortable, all staff exceptionally helpful and friendly. Good food. Short guided walks led by Gerry, who really knows his local birds and bushes, were a delight. It...More

          Thank mb238
          Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

          Dear Mb238, Thanks for your review, we do really appreciate it. Hope you are able to return sometime in the future. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Directors

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          While many choose to holiday in Australia, we chose to return to South Westland and stayed 3 nights at Lake Moeraki. Set amidst rainforest, mountains and beside the lake, this place kept us busy. Each day we walked, sometimes on a guided walk, but others...More

          Thank thornycroft
          Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

          Dear Thornycroft, Thanks for your review. We do love sharing our very special corner of New Zealand with our guests. Hope we see you back again soon! Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Directors

          Reviewed 15 April 2017

          Only one night here but it was lovely. The nature walk to feed to eels was interesting. Our guide explained the different types of trees and fern, fed the eels. It is wonderful to have a place that is owned/run by those so ecologically minded....More

          Thank lorib91
          Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

          Dear Lorib91, Thanks for your review. As you say, you do need a few days to get the full Wilderness Lodge experience. We will only occasionally accept one night bookings. Glad you enjoyed your short stay and that you managed to make the most of...More

          Reviewed 8 April 2017

          My husband and I stayed her for 4 nights and we weren't disappointed. We also stayed at their sister lodge in Arthur's Pass. We had a fantastic room with a view of the river. The hospitality was wonderful and the people you meet is a...More

          Thank Leanne T
          Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

          Dear Leanne, We encourage all our guests to stay a few days, it was great you were able to spend 4 nights with us. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and also at Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass. Kind wishes,...More

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          Amenities
          • 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)
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          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 243 - US$ 297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 28
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • West Coast Region >
          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Lake Moeraki
          • Also Known As
          • Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki Hotel Lake Moeraki
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          Traveller (133)
          Room & Suite (22)
          Pool & Beach (15)
          Dining (7)
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          BrianH422
          My wife and I are looking for an overnight stop in Jan/Feb 2018. Actual date is to be confirmed. Can you please advise details and price. Thank you.
          5 May 2017|
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          Response from Tawaki | Property representative |
          Dear Brian, Sorry about the delay in responding. It would be best if you can contact us via email or the website contact form so we can work through all the details with you. Kind wishes and look forward to hearing from... More
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          4acadia
          Hi! On the website it mentions you might see the penguins on the guided walk - in season. What would be considered the season to potentially see them? Just during breeding...through early December, or might you see them in later December/January?
          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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