Lake Moeraki, New Zealand
Lake Moeraki Wilderness Lodge, a sister property to Arthur's Pass Wilderness Lodge, sits beside the Moeraki River surrounded by untouched lowland rainforest near the pristine Tasman sea coast. From the comfort of this stylish nature lodge, join resident naturalist guides to explore the lakes, rivers, forests and shoreline to discover unique birds, seals, and fiordland crested penguins. Few places on earth can match the natural setting of the lodge, situated in the heart of the 6.7 million-acre South West New Zealand World Heritage Area, Te Wahipounamu. Guests are accommodated in 26 spacious double rooms built between 2003 and 2006, most of which look onto the natural rainforest. All rooms have private bathrooms, tea and coffee facilities, fresh fruit, flowers, and a telephone. Free satellite broadband Internet is available for guests' use, and complimentary guest washers and driers are available to do laundry. The lodge serves outstanding home-cooked meals, including a full cooked breakfast and four-course gourmet dinners. A network of rainforest trails and lodge canoes are available for guests to enjoy during their free time.