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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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    • Average2%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    11 - 15 of 211 reviews

    Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

    The closed gate at the entrance seemed odd, but made perfect sense once we got in. The Wilderness Lodge is just that - a diamond place to stay on acres and acres of land. It has it's own power generator, but you would never know...More

    Thank Pete S
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear Pete, Thanks for your positive comments. We really enjoy sharing the Wilderness Lodge with our guests and appreciate feedback such as yours. We would love to see you back one day. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    It's difficult to determine the best part of Wilderness Lodge: the staff, location, activities, rooms or food. The owners Gerry and Anne provided the impetus to save the incredible Rimu forest and have owned the lodge for 27 years. They are an institution. They've chosen...More

    Thank swolan2015
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear Swolan2015, Thanks for your review and your positive comments. We are lucky to be able to share our lodge with many people, such as yourselves, who appreciate the setting, the atmosphere and our great team. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    If you want to see New Zealand in its true native beauty then this is the place to stay. A wonderful lodge set amidst beautiful natural forest beside a river and lake, with majestic mountains all around. Staff are great and Gerry's ( the owner)...More

    Thank NZholidaymaker
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear NZholidaymaker, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. As you say, a stay of two or three nights is ideal to get the full 'Wilderness Lodge Experience'. We would love to see you back one day. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and...More

    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    The Wilderness Lodge is a fabulous place to stop and experience the gorgeous wild nature of the West Coast. The hosts and conservationists, Ann and Gerry, have created a fantastic place to relax while offering many different guided hikes and activities as well. Our room...More

    Thank Eliza H
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear Eliza, Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We would love to host you again one day. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    Staff very friendly and helpful. Great place for hiking and kayaking. Accomodation was clean and comfortable and very quiet. Food was very good and great service. Limited wifi access and no tv's. Fruit and tea making facilities in room and there was a laundry room....More

    Thank samoruk65
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear Samoruk65, Thanks for your review, we really do appreciate it. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

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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
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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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