Accommodation in Moana & Lake Brunner

We have plenty of accommodation to suit your needs in Lake Brunner and Moana.

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

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

Hotel Lake Brunner

Experience paradise with Hotel Lake Brunner. The shores of the West Coast’s largest lake provide the ideal backyard for anyone staying in our historic hotel, which is rich with the history of almost a century.

At Hotel Lake Brunner you will experience unparalleled views across both the lake and the Southern Alps of New Zealand from the comfort of your room, with plenty of opportunity to get out and explore within the Moana village. The village hosts several walks through native bush, including the Rakatane swing bridge walk crossing the Kotuku Awa/Arnold river, and the Velenski track which at night is lit up by glow-worms.

Experience West Coast hospitality and comfort during your stay in a range of modern or authentic rooms. The hotel complex offers modern two-level apartments and single level studio suites all with lake views. The apartments feature full cooking facilities with separate lounge and balcony areas, and sleep up to six guests. The studio suites each hold a double and single bed, en-suite, and kitchenette.  Within the historic hotel authentic lodging is available in our in house rooms. There are several shared facility rooms, as well as ‘The Flat’, which has one bedroom, a kitchenette and living area and its own bathroom. Motel family units are available within the hotel grounds along with communal bunkrooms and a powered campervan garden park. Free WIFI is available throughout hotel.

After discovering everything Lake Brunner has to offer during the day, finish your evening at the Kingfisher Restaurant and Bar. Nothing gets more West Coast then being able to eat a quality meal alongside the local’s stories. Experience good food and great atmosphere while you watch the sunset over the lake and enjoy a glass of New Zealand wine or a pint of Monteith’s beer. In the winter the fire roars and in the summer, the sun deck is the place to be for the views and fresh air. The Kingfisher Restaurant menu is extensive and utilises the local produce available, from west coast whitebait to famous blackball sausages. Regular bands make it a party on the weekend; check out the Hotel Lake Brunner facebook page to find out if there are any gigs coming up you may be interested in!

Address: 34 Ahau Street, Moana
Phone: +64 3 738 0083
Freephone: 0800 525 327

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 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 Motel & Holiday Park

Lake Brunner Country Motel & Holiday Park is set on 6 acres of landscaped grounds, in a beautiful and tranquil setting, with a range of accommodations to suit individuals, couples, families, corporate and larger groups, surrounded by some of the finest West Coast native forest, with the Southern Alps as a backdrop.

Lake Brunner Country Motel & Holiday Park is 30 minutes’ drive from Greymouth and 45 minutes’ drive from Arthurs Pass. Situated only 2km from Moana Village and Lake Brunner (which is the largest lake on the West Coast), this is the perfect location for some rest and relaxation, fishing, and other activities. There are a range of walking tracks in the area.


7 self-contained timber cottages in a village-style setting for your comfort, privacy, tranquility and enjoyment (configured to accommodate couples or family groups up to 6 people with bedroom, lounge, kitchenette and bathroom). 

8 Cabins (configured to sleep two, three, and four people) located at the cabin lodge. A freshly laundered bottom sheet, pillow and pillowcase is provided on each bed. Bedding is available for hire. Some Cabins have their own TV with freeview channels. Ideal for couples, families, fishermen, backpackers and groups for social or corporate gatherings. The Cabin Lodge has a fully equipped communal kitchen & lounge (with TV and freeview channels) and a clean and fresh unisex bathroom which has FREE of charge hot showers. A family bathroom is also available for use.

Powered and non-powered sites surrounded by native trees and bush.

Listen to the native bird song and explore our little corner of native forest where Tui, Bellbirds, Kereru (native wood pigeons), Shining Cuckoo, Fantails, Warblers, Pukeko and Weka 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 park. The chicks hatch between September and May.

General Park Facilities

  • A children’s play area.
  • Undercover gas BBQs with picnic tables.
  • Guest laundry (coin-operated).
  • Barista Coffee Machine.
  • Summer house.
  • Fire pits.
  • Chip & putt golf.
  • Large open spaces for ball games, a petanque court, table tennis, pool table, volleyball.
  • Toy store with various games/sport equipment 
  • A dump station.
  • There is full cell phone coverage as well as free Wi-Fi.

Selected by the Sunday Star Times as the Best Motel Complex on the West Coast of the South Island for under $200 a night for three people sharing, we are well suited for your vacation.

The complex lends itself to small weddings, conferences, team building, tour, and school groups.

There is plenty of space to park cars and boats on the grounds.

Pets are welcome by arrangement and only on camp sites, not in any of our buildings.

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

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