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Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Incredibly set among 1000+ year old rainforests, nothing matches the beauty of the lodge, the warmth of Anne and Jerry our hosts, the gourmet dinners and the exciting adventures. We hiked amazing trails, learned history of the flora, saw late night glow-worms, fed the eels,...More

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Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 29 May 2018

Dear Ellice & Don, Thanks so much for sharing your experience. We appreciate hearing how much you enjoyed your time with us. Kind Wishes, Anne Saunders & Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The moment we walked into the lobby we felt at ease and glad we made the journey to the west coast. We headed to the Lodge hoping for a 3-day snap shot of the wild coastline and temperate rainforests; Anne, Gerry and the staff made...More

Thank Eric W
Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 30 April 2018

Dear Eric, Thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to host you and we're glad you enjoyed your time here so much. Kind Wishes, Anne Saunders & Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

Reviewed 24 April 2018

It's hard to overstate how beautiful this place is. The land and sea are pristine. So pristine that as we were kayaking with Gerry, the owner, we drank straight from Lake Moeraki. Earlier that morning Gerry and his son took us on a walk down...More

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Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 26 April 2018

Dear Beck, When we hear someone say their time with us was a highlight of their New Zealand travels we feel honoured and humbled. Thanks so much for sharing your experience. We'd love to host you again one day. Kind Wishes, Anne Saunders & Dr...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I loved our stay at the Wilderness Lodge during our honeymoon to New Zealand! We took advantage of all the activities there including hiking, kayaking, glow worm night hike, eel feeding, etc. We also did the “easier” ocean hike with the owner...More

Thank TravelJen25
Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 13 April 2018

Dear TravelJen25, Thanks for sharing your Wilderness Lodge experience, we're glad it was such a memorable one. Kind Wishes, Anne Saunders & Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

Reviewed 4 April 2018

The Wilderness Lodge at Lake Moeraki is fantastic for many reasons. The activities are amazing, the owners, particularly Jerry, are engaging and fun and incredible conservationists and the food is great. The rooms are simple but comfortable and since it rains a bit on the...More

Thank Junebughiker
Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Junebughiker, Thanks so much for your review. We appreciate hearing how much you enjoyed your time with us, especially your seacoast hike and kayak safari. Hope to see you again one day! Kind wishes, Anne Saunders & Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

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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)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$339 - US$441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$339 - US$441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (159)
Room & Suite (26)
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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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4acadia
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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"The rooms are perfect. You will spend more time outside bird watching, kayaking on the lake or walking down..."
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