Spectacularly located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge looks out to a mesmerizing panorama of the big three; The Remarkables, Cecil and Walter Peak. Located a mere seven-minute drive away from the lively town of Queenstown, this lakeside retreat is situated in an alpine setting, surrounded by some of the world’s most stunning landscapes. The lodge’s luxurious aesthetic is unpretentious and inviting, featuring sleek glass, stone, and timber elements that highlight and celebrate the surrounding mountainscape. Matakauri has been ranked among the top three lodges in both New Zealand and Australia, making it the ultimate sanctuary to unwind and recharge after an adventure-filled day exploring the region’s mountain ranges, vast fjords, and thrilling activities.

Key Features
  • Accommodation: Matakauri Lodge offers luxury accommodation in 12 guest rooms, suites, and villas, each with its own private balcony or terrace overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains. The rooms are spacious and elegantly decorated with modern furnishings, providing a comfortable and luxurious retreat for guests.
  • Dining: The lodge’s restaurant offers a fine dining experience with an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Guests can choose from a variety of dishes, including New Zealand lamb, fresh seafood, and vegetarian options. The lodge also has a lounge and bar area where guests can relax and enjoy a cocktail or a glass of local wine.
  • Activities: Matakauri Lodge offers a range of activities to suit all interests, including hiking, skiing, mountain biking, and guided tours. Guests can also enjoy a range of wellness activities, such as yoga, Pilates, and spa treatments. The lodge has its own private jetty where guests can take a boat tour or go fishing on Lake Wakatipu.

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