Maungawera Lodge near beautiful Lake Wanaka Cental Otago with the historic Clutha River nearby, caters for large and small groups with luxury boutique accommodation. There are many attractions nearby including four major ski areas, Mount Aspiring National Park, all with great scenery and good hunting and fishing
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Queenstown is less than an hour away. Lying between is just about any activity or adventure you yearn for. With our local knowledge and interest in the area gained over thirty years we can help you organise and book many activities including:

  • fishing
  • walking
  • skiing/snowboarding/heli-skiing
  • 4WD trips – see Lakes Wanaka and Hawea from one vantage point, and(weather permitting)
    jet boating
  • trophy hunting: red stag, tahr, chamois, fallow deer, wapiti
  • day trips to entertain the ladies while husbands/partners are hunting/fishing: tailor made to suit all tastes.
  • winery visits/tours
  • helicopter/fixed wing scenic flights
  • local sightseeing
  • golfing (we even supply clubs)


  • It may be possible to take you on a tour of a local sheep station with prior arrangement

Our shuttle can drop you off and pick you up, wherever you need to be.

New Zealand Information

  • 12 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+12). 
  • New Zealand operates daylight saving time which commences on the last Sunday in Sept., when 2.00am becomes 3.00am, and ends on the first Sunday in April of the following year, when 3.00am becomes 2.00am, or GMT+13.
  • International dialing code is 64
  • Money is $NZ dollar and is usually less than the US and Aust. dollar. Credit cards and EFT POS widely available.
  • Language: English predominates
  • Health: high grade medical and emergency facilities available. 111 is the ph. number for emergencies


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Relax in the New Zealand countryside  
Maungawera Lodge landscape, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Between Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea, the Maungawera Lodge is nestled in 25 acres of the Maungawera Valley. A beautiful, large country home with uninterrupted valley and mountain views.

The lodge is spacious and relaxing for overnight stays, and for longer stays for those who have the time to explore what Wanaka and its surroundings have to offer.

We provide ensuite rooms, a family suite and a family room with a full breakfast daily.

Rooms and facilities, Maungawera Lodge, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Delicious country style breakfast is served in the dining room or on the terrace. Lots of fresh baking and local, seasonal ingredients provide you with a great start to your day.

The lodge offers luxuriously appointed rooms, each with a private terrace.



Maungawera Lodge Pool, Wanaka, New Zealand

There is a graduated depth swimming pool, part of the extensive outdoor relaxation area including sheltered outdoor seating areas with BBQ facilities.



Peaceful, relaxing, “Kiwicountry” ambience, this boutique lodge is the perfect place to explore the 4 seasons playground that surrounds it.

Maungawera Lodge, Wanaka

Lake Wanaka, the gateway to Mount Aspiring National Park, is one of the world’s most spectacular alpine regions. Lake Hawea flanks the road to the West Coast, a wild and super natural destination not to be missed.



The lodge is an ideal location for a gorgeous outdoor ceremony, photographs and a perfect venue for the bridal party or family members to stay and prepare for that important day.

We are happy to provide a barbeque the day after too.

Please see our Special Events page or contact us for more information.

Get a Group Together and Book the Lodge
The lodge is a great place for families or other groups to have exclusively. If you book the entire lodge there is a special group discount.
Whether it is a family skiing holiday or a visit to Central Otago, why not get a few families together and check out our very reasonable rates. Children welcome.


Guest Comments

Best breakfast. Really enjoyed your company and hospitality and pool! (Chris) USA

What a spectacular place to have stayed. See you next time. (Anita) Australia

Your kind hospitality has really added to a very special stay in Wanaka. (Penny )Hong Kong

Awesome. Lovely rooms, great hosts, great people. (John) UK

Thank you so much for all your fantastic hospitality. You made our holiday extra special. We really appreciate all your kindness. (Sarah) Australia

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Maungawera Lodge Wanaka

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