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Matakauri Lodge

OUR RATING: Deluxe

Overlooking Lake Wakatipu, this luxury lodge offers fine dining, superb service and beautiful accommodation in a wonderful setting. Matakauri Lodge provides accommodation in eleven luxurious guest suites, with eight outlying cottages and three suites located in the main lodge. Every suite has its own private porch, bedroom with seating area and open fireplaces, walk in wardrobe and bathroom, as well as modern features such as high speed wireless internet and flat screen LCD TV's. The Deluxe Suites are the largest rooms and have commanding views of Lake Wakatipu and the glorious snow capped mountains.

Dining is a feature at Matakauri Lodge and there are a number of superb, private dining options, while further facilities include a full service luxury spa, outdoor swimming pool and a fully equipped fitness centre.

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Tour ideas in Queenstown

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Matakauri Lodge as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

    • 4x4 Safari of Scenes
      Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown

      4x4 Safari of Scenes

      4x4 Safari of Scenes

      The perfect tour for those who want the thrills of an off-road adventure but also want to discover exciting 'Lord of the Rings' film locations.

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    • Dart River Wilderness Safari
      Jet boat on the Dart River

      Dart River Wilderness Safari

      Dart River Wilderness Safari

      Board the Dart River jet-boat on a white-knuckle ride for an hour and a half up the narrow, meandering waterway, into real wilderness country.

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    • Hot Air Balloon Flight
      Sunrise Balloon Flight, Queenstown

      Hot Air Balloon Flight

      Hot Air Balloon Flight

      Depart early this morning on your hot air balloon flight over the magnificent scenery surrounding Queenstown. Lift off usually takes place in the valleys between Queenstown and Arrowtown with magnificent views of the unique terrain.

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