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Birds Ferry Lodge

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163 Birds Ferry Road,, Westport 7865 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at Birds Ferry Cottage and read our personalised 'welcome sign' we knew we were in the right place to have a relaxing, luxurious winter stay. Alison and Andre are excellent hosts - clearly passionate about ensuring that the needs of...More

Thank SarahM11373
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Wow, what can I say. Stunning sunsets from this beautiful place. Rolling green lawns and lake/pond just meters from the front door. Tui's galore and other beautiful native birds. Ducks my dog was bursting to chase (but didn't!!). Awesome warm cosy cottage with lovely amenities...More

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This was our fourth trip to the cottage but we stayed the first night in the lodge. Alison put on an amazing platter and we were greeted by her, Andre and the 3 muskerhounds ! The attention to details set this place apart and the...More

Thank PeterT5355
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This was the perfect place to get away as a family. The cottage was warm, nothing like a wood burner. Kids relieved that there was internet. Some classic dvd's to chill out in the evenings watching. I loved the outdoor bath, lying back and looking...More

Thank rememberance2018
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We have been staying at Birds Ferry Lodge for 2 nights in March and we are still very excited. Alison and André did their best to make us feel good and at home, breakie and dinner have been organic and characteristic. The place is peaceful...More

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Welcome to Birds Ferry Lodge where you will enjoy a wilderness location just North of Punakaiki. This modern and stylish solid timber lodge features comfortable en-suite rooms with baths & balconies with ...More superb mountain, bush and ocean views. The Self-contained cottage "Ferry Man’s Cottage" in its own private garden is perfect for couples seeking privacy or families needing space for children to run. The twin garden baths with hot piped water are a popular ‘kiwiana’ feature! On-site masseuse and day spa. Alison enjoys sourcing local fish and lamb for use in the Lodge kitchen. We grow almost all of the fresh produce used in the kitchen in our 1 hectare vegetable garden along with our own free range eggs from very happy chickens. Be sure to book a dinner which will be a highlight of your stay! FREE WIFI. Nearby are Norwest Adventures, Charleston where you can explore ancient limestone caves and see millions of glow worms. Stay 2 nights to enjoy 10% off the price of this tour. Also nearby is Tauranga Bay where you can view one of New Zealand’s large fur seal colonies and enjoy a scenic cliff top walk to the light house. Stay 2 nights & enjoy a complimentary tailor made local tour with Andre as well as a reduced tariff. NEW for 2011/12 is the "Denniston Experience" which is a short drive from Birds Ferry Lodge. This is a guided trip into a historic coal mine and is outstanding. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$234 - US$412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
Traveller (90)
Room & Suite (76)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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2 March 2016|
Response from birdsferrylodge | Property representative |
Good Morning and thank you for your question. Yes you are correct! We accept well behaved pets at Ferry Mans Cottage - they must be under control around wildlife (including Kiwis) and we request that you scoop the poop in... More
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"Stunning location."
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"the cottage has privacy, the rooms do not"
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"If you want total privacy take the cottage."
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"There is only one Ferry Man's Cottage, with two bedrooms. Amazing privacy and view."
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