Matakauri Lodge - Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand

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Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers stunning views from every angle of the Remarkable, Cecil and Walter Peak mountain ranges.

Just seven minutes from Queenstown, Matakauri Lodge will provide an alpine lakeside retreat nestled in one of the world's most serenely beautiful landscapes. The Lodge and adjoining villas, originally constructed in 2000 with a contemporary New Zealand design, reopened in August 2010 after undergoing extensive refurbishment and new interior design by acclaimed New Zealand Interior Designer, Virginia Fisher. The main lodge consists of spacious lounge, dining and living areas, all with views of Lake Wakatipu. The lodge also offers a range of indoor and outdoor dining options for our guests, including superb private dining options. An elegant meeting space with a business centre offering abundant natural light and views of the mountain ranges beyond. Facilities include a full service luxury spa, swimming pool with spa and a fully equipped fitness centre. The Lodge offers accommodation in eleven luxurious guest suites, with eight outlying cottages and three suites located in the main lodge. Every suite offers its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom. The suites are nestled in a native forest overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama.


Conde Nast Hot List, A-List - Luxury Travel Magazine Award

Trip Type

Romantic Getaway

Insider Tips

Matakauri Lodge was featured in "The Bachelor" TV show, Feb. 16, 2009 When to go: In New Zealand's summer (November-April), or from late July to the end of September for skiing.


Queenstown International Airport (ZQN)