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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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          Overview
          • Excellent81%
          • Very good13%
          • Average2%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
          12 May 2017
          “Lush and Luxurious Outdoor Experience”
          26 Apr 2017
          “Wonderful place, very friendly people, great couple of days”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Family Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Wheelchair Access
          Self-Serve Laundry
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 23 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 28 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 16 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 28 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 11 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 28 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 9 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 28 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 28 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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          About
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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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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • USD 361 - USD 470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 28
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          • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
          • Lake Moeraki
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          • Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki Hotel Lake Moeraki
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          BrianH422
          My wife and I are looking for an overnight stop in Jan/Feb 2018. Actual date is to be confirmed. Can you please advise details and price. Thank you.
          5 May 2017|
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          Response from Tawaki | Property representative |
          Dear Brian, Sorry about the delay in responding. It would be best if you can contact us via email or the website contact form so we can work through all the details with you. Kind wishes and look forward to hearing from... More
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          4acadia
          Hi! On the website it mentions you might see the penguins on the guided walk - in season. What would be considered the season to potentially see them? Just during breeding...through early December, or might you see them in later December/January?
          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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          "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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