Matakauri Lodge is an alpine lakeside retreat nestled in one of the world's most serenely beautiful landscapes. Spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu and only seven minutes from Queenstown. The Main Lodge offers accommodation in twelve luxurious guest rooms and suites, with eight outlying cottages and four suites within the lodge. Each suite offers a private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobes and a bathroom. All nestled in native forest overlooking the lake and the mountain panorama. 


Daily flights are available from Auckland to Queenstown, Wellington and Christchurch on multiple airlines. Matakauri Lodge is a short 20 minute drive from Queenstown Airport and just 7 minutes from downtown Queensland. Matakauri Lodge is superbly located on Lake Wakatipu, Charter flights can also be organised in which we will then arrange for a private transfer to collect you. 


At the end of another superb day exploring this world-renowned region, come home to your Matakauri Lodge accommodation; one of twelve luxurious suites. Four suites are classically located within the main lodge, with the remaining suites nestled in a native forest overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountain panorama and were styled by acclaimed interior designer Virginia Fisher. Each suite features a spacious private porch, walk-in wardrobes, sitting areas, open fireplaces and luxurious bathrooms with twin vanities with over-sized bath tubs. 

The Matakauri 4 bedroom Owner's Cottage has been especially designed for families and groups of friends traveling together, offering accommodation for up to 8 guests. Superbly positioned, it offers uninterrupted lake and mountain views and boasts a spacious main lounge, study, kitchen and dining room. The perfect place to relax after an adventurous day out experiencing all that the Queenstown region has to offer, with the addition of an outdoor courtyard area with barbecue and cooking facilities; for a chef if private in-house dining is preferred. The Owner's Cottage is available as a 2 bedroom or a 4 bedroom cottage.


Matakauri Lodge has a range of facilities designed to help you relax and enjoy your stay. Offering guests spacious lounges, dining and living areas, all with lake views and a range of indoor and outdoor dining options; including superb private dining. Facilities include a full service luxury spa, infinity pool, a fully equipped fitness centre and an elegant meeting and business centre.



Charlotte Travel Exclusives

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit
  • Early check-in/late check-out subject to availability

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