Matakauri Lodge


New Zealand

Located at the edge of Lake Wakatipu, with one of the most serene landscapes in the world, Matakauri Lodge offers stunning views of the Remarkable, Cecil and Walter Peak mountain ranges. This small, intimate lodge has 11 stylishly furnished suites and villas, each with private terraces overlooking Queenstown lakeside and dramatic mountain views. 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, infinity swimming pool, and a fully equipped fitness centre. 


Matakauri Lodge is located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, just 7 minutes by car from the town centre. It is only 20 minutes (10 kms) from Queenstown airport. 

  • Intimate hotel with superb food and wine and exemplary service
  • A picture perfect setting on the banks of the Lake Wakatipu  
  • Luxurious boutique accommodation with panoramic views
  • Dramatic Alpine & Lake Views 

Gateway Experience

  • Lord of the Rings tour 
  • Visit Milford and Doubtful Sounds
  • Horseback Riding
  • River Jet Safaris 
  • Visit Skippers Canyon  
  • Go Fly fishing 
  • "Meet the Artist” tour in Central Otago
  • Wine Tours
  • Quad Bike Tours
  • Relax, indulge and rejuvenate in stunning surroundings 


Each of the 11 beautiful suites has a private terrace, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, a walk-in wardrobe and bathroom. Eight of them are outlying, while the other three are housed in the main lodge, which also boasts a spacious lounge, dining and living areas with views of the lake. Styled by acclaimed interior designer Virginia Fisher, every suite features a warming fireplace, high speed wireless internet, comprehensive mini-bar, individually controlled air conditioning, flat screen LCD TV, DVD player, CD player with iPod connection and security safe.

Service & Amenities

  • 11 Suites & Villas 
  • Indoor and outdoor dining options including private dining
  • A Spa offering holistic treatments 
  • Superb New Zealand cuisine prepared with fresh local produce 
  • Swimming Pool 
  • A venue for weddings or corporate events 

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NZD 665 per night

Valid Upto: 31-Dec-2023