Matakauri Lodge

Spectacularly situated just seven minutes from Queenstown on the edge of Lake Wakatipu with stunning views of the Remarkables ranges, Matakauri Lodge is the stunning sister lodge to Kauri Cliffs and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers.

Matakauri Lodge offers luxury accommodation in just twelve suites and the four bedroom Owner’s Cottage, each with private terraces looking out to the dramatic vistas. Named by Tatler Magazine as one of the “World’s 101 Best Hotels”, Matakauri Lodge boasts stylish and generous lodge facilities designed by designer Virginia Fisher, a day spa and gym with stunning views, superb food and fine wine and exemplary service. Nestled in one of the world’s most serenely beautiful landscape settings yet just minutes from the attractions of Queenstown and all the outdoor adventure the region is renowned for, it truly is the perfect alpine lakeside retreat.

Lodge Facilities:

  • Gym
  • In house Spa services
  • Sauna
  • Spa Pool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Walking trails
  • Wi-Fi access


Accommodation is offered in the four bedroom Owner’s Cottage and 12 well-appointed and luxurious rooms comprising of 7 Deluxe Suites, 4 Suites and a Lodge Room.  Each of the rooms boast private terraces and spacious living. All offer stunning views of the Remarkables mountain ranges and Lake Wakatipu.

Local Experiences

Queenstown has so much to offer visitors to the region. It is the adventure capital of New Zealand so a variety of activities including bungy jumping, sky diving, snow skiing or heli-skiing in winter, hiking, Shotover boat rides and adrenalin sports year round ,as well as golf on several top nearby courses. The Central Otago wine region and Arrowtown are also favorite attractions. It is the perfect place to be based in order to visit Glenorchy with the many hikes in this area and the famous dart river jet boat excursion. You can also experience incredible Helicopter and fixed wing trips into Milford and Doubtful Sound.

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Your Hosts

Stephen McAteer


PO Box 888
569 Glenorchy Road
Queenstown 9348
Tel: +64 (0)3 441 1008
Fax: +64 ()3 441 2180

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