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Matakauri Lodge

Queenstown, New Zealand


Matakauri Lodge in 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, shot over boat rides and adrenaline sports year round as well as golf on several top nearby courses. The Central Otago wine region and Arrowtown are also favourite attractions.


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.
Map co-ordinates: -45.060191, 168.587159


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.


  • Close by private snowboard/skiing lessons available upon request.
  • Relax in Matakauri Spa with its uninterrupted views of Lake Wakatipu and towering Cecil Peak.
  • As a Relais & Chateaux property, Matakauri Lodge offers a unique dining experience in a luxurious setting.
  • An incredible variety of outdoor activities from hikes, golfing, fly fishing & even designed activities. 

At A Glimpse

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.

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