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Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

We arrived to spend just a few easy days in this area and had the best adventures; kayaking, penguin watching and night sky viewing. Wish it would have been a longer stay! The chefs prepare wonderful multi-course meals. The owners and their staff are knowledgeable...More

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Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded February 12, 2017

Dear Kktad, We appreciate hearing how much you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we might host you again one day! Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

Reviewed January 8, 2017

I visited in December 2016 for two nights and had a really great experience. There are many great outdoor activities - I recommend the "Hard Sea Coast Hike," the star gazing walk, and the eel feeding. The staff are super friendly and I really enjoyed...More

Thank Kristin D
Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded February 12, 2017

Dear Kdeplatchett, Thanks for your review. We do encourage our guests to participate in our guided activities, both harder and easier as they are a big part of what sets the Wilderness Lodge apart. Great also that you enjoyed meeting our team, the food and...More

Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are biologists and we were so fortunate to get to stay two nights at the Wilderness Lodge near Lake Moeraki in New Zealand. Hosts Gerry and Anne gave us such a warm welcome. The rooms and grounds were excellent. We were...More

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Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded February 12, 2017

Dear Trish, Thanks so much for sharing your experience. You really did embrace everything on offer at the lodge. We would love to host you again during the tawaki pengiun breeding season. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

Reviewed January 2, 2017

We recently spent 2 nights at the Wilderness lodge as part of a VBT bike trip. What makes this place special is the location and it's owner, Gerry, who obviously has passion about his property and the wonders and beauty of New Zealand. The accomdations...More

Thank gumdoc45
Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded February 12, 2017

Dear Gumdoc45, Thanks for your review. We do appreciate all the feedback we receive. Great you enjoyed the activities and the chance to experience and learn about this special place. The limitations of our internet are a frustration but also a reality of being in...More

Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

I have one word for you if you happen to come across this amazing property. Well maybe two! Find Gerry !!! And "Grab-a-hold" of whatever he is offering as far as activities go! I managed the glowworm and night sky tour at 11 PM and...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$344 - US$448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$344 - US$448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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BrianH422
May 5, 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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4acadia
July 13, 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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