Location & Travel Notes
- Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki is located on the South Island's West Coast, on Highway 6 between the Glaciers & Wanaka/Queenstown.
- 90km (1 hr) south of Fox Glacier & 1.5 hours south of Franz Josef Glacier
- 170km (2.5 hrs) north of Wanaka & 3.5 hours north of Queenstown
- A bus service
between Queenstown/Wanaka & the Glaciers stops at the lodge (once daily each way).
Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki
Surrounded by Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area
Travel Times to South Island Destinations
|Approx. Travel Time
||Fox Glacier, Franz Josef
||Queenstown, Hokitika, Greymouth
||Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass, Te Anau
Travelling to/from Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass
It is a comfortable 370km (5.5 hrs) to Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass along the spectacular West Coast. This Journey traverses rainforest, glaciers and historic gold towns. You may find these route guides useful.
Wilderness Lodge Route Guide - Arthur's Pass to Lake Moeraki
Wilderness Lodge Route Guide - Lake Moeraki to Arthur's Pass
Spend a few days at each Wilderness Lodge to experience the full range of the South Island's wild natural places.
Travelling to/from Queenstown & Wanaka
Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki is approximately 4 hours from Queenstown and 2.5 hours from Wanaka. The route guides describe the journey
Wilderness Lodge Route Guide - Wanaka/Queenstown to Lake Moeraki
Wilderness Lodge Route Guide - Lake Moeraki to Queenstown/Wanaka
What to Bring...
The Lodge is open year round (excluding a closure period in winter) and enjoys mild temperatures and high sunshine hours even though annual rainfall is high. Every 3 or 4 days we usually get a burst of rain followed by clear, calm weather. Bring lightweight rain gear and good sturdy shoes/boots if you are keen for an active stay.
“An oasis on the West Coast”
My wife and I went with family and friends to celebrate our anniversary. We stayed two nights in Arthurs Pass and another two nights in the sister lodge at Lake Moreaki. We were very impressed with th...
“Just the very best!”
This is a wonderful place to stay on a visit to New Zealand's west coast. Husband and wife team, Gerry and Anne, are wonderful hosts - welcoming, informative and totally participative. The rooms are v...
Jasperco, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
“Stunning scenery, comfortable lodgings and welcoming hosts.”
A haven from which to bush walk or kayak before enjoying lovely food overlooking the river and forest. Hosts Anne and Gerry are passionate and knowledgeable about the area and guided walks or stargazi...
Melbournepk, Melbourne, Australia
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