AccommodationWe have plenty of accommodation to suit your needs in Lake Brunner and Moana.
Lake Brunner Lodge
Lake Brunner Lodge is hidden in the tranquil, rolling foothills overlooking Lake Brunner, nestled among some of the oldest Podocarp rain forest in the world. Lake Brunner Lodge is a classic wilderness retreat. The lodge is a respite from the real world, the ultimate escape from the chaos of everyday life.
While at the lodge you can enjoy guided hunting and fishing (by prior arrangement) in the surrounding area. You may also explore some of the many nature walks within close proximity to the lodge, through Podocarp rain forest or up to Carew Waterfall located behind the lodge. The lodge’s convenient location – only 3 hours from Christchurch International Airport or a mere 50 minutes from Hokitika Airport – has ensured it popularity as being easily accessible with superb facilities in a remarkable location.
A range of relaxing and private guests rooms surround the lodge’s vast hallways, each individually decorated to create a truly unique Kiwi experience. All rooms boast en-suite bathrooms with all the modern day luxuries. With the lounge, library and dining room all overlooking the lake, the lodge welcomes visitors to relax, read a book or get to know your fellow traveller, in complete comfort.
Lake Brunner Lodge also has a self contained two bedroom cottage on the grounds that offers a relaxing view over Lake Brunner.
Lake Brunner Lodge welcomes travellers from near and far to come and experience our beautiful lodge for an experience not to be forgotten. But be warned you may forget where you are.Address: Mitchells, Lake Brunner
Phone: +64 738 0163
Lake Brunner Country Cabin Lodge & Holiday Park
The Cabin Lodge with 8 individual cabins, 7 Powered Van sites and 8 tent sites (non powered) are separate from the cottages and have native bush surroundings.
The Cabins are all soundproofed to a high standard, fully carpeted and have heaters. 4 of the cabins have TV’s with free view channels. Supplied in each cabin are chairs and a small table and on each bed there is a freshly laundered bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case. Other bedding and linen can be hired, or supply your own.
Along the veranda there is a clean and fresh unisex bathroom and has free of charge hot showers.
Next to the bathroom is the communal kitchen / lounge which has microwaves, hotplates, toaster, jugs, fridges, saucepans,crockery, cutlery etc. dining tables and chairs. Outside – under cover, are gas BBQ’s. All you need bring is your own food. There is a TV (Freeview channels) and an internet kiosk in the heated lounge with easy chairs.
The Cabin Lodge is ideal for groups, fishing enthusiasts, couples and families who are looking for a very comfortable and affordable option of accommodation.
The guest laundry has a coin operated washing machine and dryer.
Large parking area for cars and boats is adjacent to the Cabin Lodge.
Positioned beside the Cabin Lodge facilities are flat powered sites for campervans, caravans, RV etc. Adjacent to these sites is a separate bush sheltered area with 8 – 10 large tent sites.
Lake Brunner Country Cabin Lodge & Holiday Park is adjacent to Lake Brunner Country Motel & Holiday Park and shares 6 acres of landscaped grounds with wide open spaces, bird life and fresh country air.
We invite you to come and stay at ‘Our Very Special Place’.Address: 2014 Arnold Valley Road, Moana
Phone: +64 3 738 0144
Freephone: 0508 738 014
Bell Hill Retreat
Bell Hill Retreat provides a unique and exclusive bed and breakfast experience to enjoy the West Coast. Friendly hosts in a quiet, peaceful bush setting.
Stay in the middle of West Coast rain forests, enjoying the peace of the bush surrounds and quiet country style accommodation. Fishing and hunting available on the door step as well as kayaking and jet boating activities on Lake Brunner and numerous other lakes in the area.
Bell Hill Retreat is situated at the front door of the Haupiri Valley a starting point for numerous hiking tracks, there is also the famous “Haupiri Hot Pools” an easy 2 hour walk up a secluded valley.
Two miners styled are furnished with comfort in mind and provide a peaceful retreat for 2 people in each cottage.
Fresh home grown food and real West Coast hospitality are provided in an historical location.
Come stay with us and relax.
Phone: +64 3 732 4560 or +64 27 488 8783
Lake Brunner Country Motel & Holiday Park
The Lake Brunner Country Motel & Holiday Park complex is a unique concept on 6 acres of landscaped grounds, with a scenic reserve as a back drop. The seven timber cottages contribute to a warm and relaxing ambience and are individually set in a village style setting for your comfort and enjoyment.
No neighbour noise, the individual and self contained cottages can sleep up to 6 people with bedroom, lounge, kitchen, bathroom and various bedding arrangements for families or groups, or choose a cottage specially designed for just a couple. Large verandas to sit out on and enjoy the country fresh air completes the scene for your enjoyment.Listen to the native bird song and explore our little corner of native forest where Tui, Bellbirds, Kereru (native pigeons), Shinning Cuckoo, Fantails, Warblers, Pukeko, Weka etc frequent and make their home.
View the glow worms at night in the native bush gully. See the cheeky Weka (flightless birds similar looking to the kiwi) going about their business and feeding their young around the cottages. The chicks hatch September – May.
There is a hot spa pool, children’s play area, free undercover gas BBQ’s, guest laundry and wide open spaces for ball games etc.
Full cell phone coverage as well as Wi Fi and internet kiosk.
The complex lends itself to small weddings and conferences.
Plenty of space to park cars and boats beside each cottage.
We invite you to come and stay at ‘Our Very Special Place’
Phone: +64 3 738 0144
Freephone: 0508 738 014
Aldamere Lodge – Modern Lakeside B&B
Known for our great hospitality, stunning lake views and gourmet food. Located right on the shore of Cashmere Bay.
William and Johann invite you to Aldamere Lakefront Lodge. Situated on the shores of beautiful Iveagh Bay, Lake Brunner on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. We are warm and friendly hosts who are dedicated to making your stay a most memorable and enjoyable holiday destination or stopover as you journey through the West Coast.
Our objective is to offer our guests an exciting scenic experience in this Undiscovered Jewel of New Zealand. Fishing and water sport opportunities are on our doorstep as are bush walks in native forest. We are also able to provide excellent dining with fresh local produce – some out of our own garden.
Alternatively you may wish to unwind, take in the stunning scenery from the balcony, listen to the native birds and toast spectacular sunsets. You may also take the advantage to spoil yourself by enjoying a relaxing massage.
Free Kayaks, great swimming, trout fishing, bush walks… right on our doorstep. Enjoy a relaxing hot spa in the cooler months.
Arrive as guests leave as friends.Address: 167 Cashmere Bay Road, Te Kinga
Phone: +64 3 738 0055
Lake Brunner Long House Boutique Accommodation
Lake Brunner Long House Boutique Accommodation is a superior accommodation option set amidst a scenic backdrop of the Southern Alps and native forest. Peaceful and serene, Lake Brunner is the perfect place for relaxation – an idyllic base for your West Coast experience.
Enjoy the views from your suite, either overlooking the rural pasture or an outlook of beautiful native bush, the studio suites are well appointed and furnished to the highest standard. Not suitable for children under 12 unless by prior arrangement.
Lake Brunner Long House is surrounded by lush native bush with idyllic views of distant mountains in a natural rural environment. The location makes for a beautiful, peaceful setting.
Lake Brunner Long House offers a warm and friendly atmosphere – the perfect choice for your West Coast holiday destination.Address: 2046 Arnold Valley Road, Moana
Phone: +64 3 738 0646
Lake Brunner Motor Camp
Located beside lake with beautiful native bush backdrop is Lake Brunner Motor Camp – 42kms from Greymouth & 220kms from Christchurch, serviced by Tranzalpine Express. 5 acres of gently sloping lawns, with sites in the native bush grotto’s. Native birds & wildlife. Walking distance to boat ramp. Shop in grounds. Pets welcome by arrangement. One of NZ’s best trout fishing places.
The Camp Shop has a good range of food supplies to cater for your needs. There is also a good supply of fishing tackle in stock in the shop. The native bush reserve behind the camp offers all sorts of native birds, wildlife, native orchids (in season), glow-worms at night and wonderful walks in the rain forest. The camp is a relaxing place to stay, sit in the sun (yes we have plenty of it) and enjoy nature in a tranquil setting.
A true Kiwi Holiday: relaxing, peaceful, the best views and the best walks. We love it here as it is a great lifestyle and we meet wonderful people.Address: 86 Ahau Street, Moana
Phone: +64 3 738 0600
Jackson’s Retreat Alpine Holiday Park
Jackson’s Retreat Alpine Holiday Park is 33 kilometres West of Arthurs Pass and it’s the only Holiday Park on Highway 73 – the road linking Christchurch with the West Coast & glaciers.
The Park has achieved many awards including being 5 star & Enviro Gold by Qualmark. Nestled in a native rainforest with abundant native birds and wildlife it’s a very quiet, peaceful setting with outstanding facilities and incredible views.
Alpine State Highway 73 is one of New Zealand’s greatest road trips…and once you’ve crossed the main divide, we thoroughly recommend you stop and enjoy this outstanding region.
Jackson’s is the only camping park on SH73, with an extensive range of accommodation to suit all travellers and set on 15 acres of beautifully terraced sites, all can take advantage of the stunning views of the Mighty Taramakau River, snow capped mountains of the Southern Alps and being nestled in the Rain Forest wild life is abundant.
Park guests can enjoy exclusive access to Ngarimu Walking Track & Waterfall and your next nighttime adventure has to be to see our stunning Glow Worm dells.
Jackson’s offers outstanding facilities which have achieved numerous awards and has been voted Best in NZ by Travellers like you. There is an on site Camp Pantry including Free Range Eggs, Home Made Bread and seasonal vege’s from their own tunnel house.
Staying only 1 night is a tease and with so many things to do in the area you’ll find yourself wanting to stay a while.
Address: 4464 Otira Highway 73, Arthurs Pass, Jacksons
Phone: +64 3 738 0474
Lake Brunner Hotel & Apartments
Located in the Moana Village, the Lake Brunner Hotel, studio suites & Apartments sits on the original historic hotel site with the new modern accommodation directly behind the historic hotel, giving guests easy access to reception and the “King Fisher” restaurant & bar.
All guests are treated to unparalleled views across the lake and the Southern Alps of New Zealand, with the hotel being located within the Moana Village and a short walk to the Lake’s foreshore and two superb rainforest lake walks, one crossing the Kotuku Awa/Arnold river.
Accommodation; the Hotel complex offers modern two level Apartments and single level Studio suites. The apartments feature Queen bed, 2 x single’s, fold out couch, with full cooking facilities and separate lounge and balcony, sleeps up to six. Studio suites, modern facilities with queen bed, on suite, and kitchenette. Within the historic hotel authentic lodging is available, the rooms including a two room guest flat with own bathroom, offer a little bit of kiwi magic. Motel family units are available within the hotel grounds offering on suited motels, communal bunkrooms and a powered campervan garden park, ideal for groups. Free wifi available throughout hotel.Address: 34 Ahau Street, Moana
Phone: +64 3 738 0083
Freephone: 0800 525 327