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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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    • Excellent81%
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    • 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 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 27 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 15 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 27 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 10 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 27 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

    Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

    This wonderful hotel is indeed in a wilderness - no mobile phone coverage possible here! There is wifi if you're really desperate but this truly is a great location away from the stresses of modern life. Set in its own grounds and surrounded by native...More

    Thank Martyn B
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 27 March 2015

    Dear Martyn B, Thanks for your review. It is great you enjoyed the wilderness setting and we particularly enjoy hearing your endorsement of the guided nature activities and your appreciation of the nature protection work undertaken by the lodge. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Gerry...More

    Reviewed 7 March 2015

    How to enjoy your surroundings leaving a small footprint? No one does it better that the Lake Moeraki Wilderness Lodge. Comfortable rooms, fine dining and a wild environment provide a seriously enjoyable experience. Make sure you experience the eel feeding and a wilderness walk guided...More

    Thank RT0625
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 27 March 2015

    Dear RT0625, Thanks for sharing your Wilderness Lodge experience on TripAdvisor. You certainly made the most of your time here! We have hosted cyclists traveling with VBT for years and really enjoy the energy and enthusiasm they bring to the lodge. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • 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$372 - US$483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 28
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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
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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
    Room Tips
    "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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