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Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

The Wilderness retreat is a unique holiday experience set near to Lake Moerati . Lovely rooms with very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent meals. Lots of activities from Kayaking, to walking forest trails to organised trips and walks with expert guide. The hosts are excellent,...More

Thank Andrew6345
Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Andrew, Thanks for your review. We really appreciate hearing how much you enjoyed your time with us. Kind Wishes, Anne Saunders & Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

Reviewed 14 January 2018

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.

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Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 21 January 2018

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 8 January 2018

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

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Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 10 January 2018

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 7 January 2018

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 10 January 2018

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 6 January 2018

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 10 January 2018

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

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 360 - US$ 469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$ 360 - US$ 469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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BrianH422
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
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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 rooms have pleasant views."
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"The rooms are perfect. You will spend more time outside bird watching, kayaking on the lake or walking down..."
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