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Arthur's Pass

Stylish Accommodation, Nature Discovery & Working Sheep Farm in the Heart of the Southern Alps

Midway between Christchurch & the South Island's West Coast, Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass sits on a 4000-acre farm & nature reserve surrounded by spectacular Arthur's Pass National Park.

A working sheep farm and nature reserve in the heart of the South Island's Southern Alps

Views from Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass

Four thousand acres of mountains, forests and sheep pastures for guests to explore.

The Wilderness Lodge Experience...

Escape the crowds and discover wild New Zealand. Stylish accommodation, with excellent food and exciting nature adventures combine to create the very special Wilderness Lodge experience.

Proudly recognised among NZ's top tourism operators

With the closure of New Zealand's international borders, we are offering some special experiences and discounts to help Kiwis explore their backyard...


Discover Wilderness Your Way...

Join naturalist guides and real sheep farmers, spot wildlife, hike mountain trails and drink from alpine streams. Active travellers and gentle adventurers alike will find themselves at home here.

Discover the Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass Farm, and see real NZ sheep shearing.

Growing superfine merino wool for Icebreaker and the fashion houses of Italy.

  • “Super Place!”

    It would be impossible to find a more attentive and dedicated staff. The entire lodge was fantastic. The restaurant and food were above first class. The hiking was fantastic, as were the guided trips. Our favorite was the sheep dog and shearing demo!

  • “Paradise.”

    Great location, amazing walking trails,wonderful food, warm comfortable rooms with great views over the flats to the snow capped mountains. Valerie, Paddy and Michael made sure our stay was memorable.

  • “The New Zealand you imagined.”

    If you are looking for nature experiences where you can hike without seeing another person, excellent food, and a comfortable place to sleep, then the Wilderness Lodge is for you. This was our favorite place in all of NZ.


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Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki is located on the South Island’s West Coast between the Glaciers and Wanaka/Queenstown. It is a comfortable 5.5 hours drive from Wilderness Lodge Arthur’s Pass and 3.5 hours from Queenstown Airport. We have driving notes available for the journey north or south.

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Wilderness Lodge Arthur’s Pass is located on Highway 73 between Christchurch and the West Coast. It is less than 2 hours drive from Christchurch and the towns of Greymouth & Hokitika and a comfortable 5.5 hours to Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki. The TranzAlpine train stops in Arthur’s Pass and transfers to/from the lodge are available.

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