Our exclusive lodge selection spotlights high-end properties with luxury features and services in quality locations around New Zealand.
You could be hiding away on a 90,000 hectare sheep station deep in the heart of the South Island or luxuriating in a state of the art mansion overlooking the Bay of Islands or on a secluded island in the Hauraki Gulf…
Bay of Islands – Eagles Nest
Eagles Nest is a multi-award winning 75 acre estate situated in New Zealand’s spectacular Bay of Islands. The estate’s gardens and lodgings blend into the natural topography and foliage along the private peninsula providing unsurpassed views over the Bay of Islands. Eagles Nest is within easy walking distance of the historic village of Russell, the birth place of New Zealand. (If you choose the chef option: talented resident chefs prepare original cuisine featuring regional delicacies in true Pacific style, perfectly matched with world-class New Zealand wines)
From $1,550 per night
Auckland – Hurakia Lodge
Hurakia is an exclusive use villa on Rakino Island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. A luxuriously secluded escape, accessible only by helicopter or boat, the villa boasts spectacular sea views and tranquil surroundings. Available only for private use, Hurakia has five double bedrooms, spacious indoor and outdoor living areas including pool and spa, a personal chef and attentive host.
Prices available upon request
Auckland – Mollies
Overlooking the stunning Auckland Harbour and its landmark bridge, Mollies is undeniably romantic, its restaurant and lounges bejewelled with candles and crystal and festooned with fresh flowers, atmospheric antiques and stimulating artworks. Décor is classic with creative flashes of avant-garde, a blend of comfort and style with more than a little theatre. Many of Mollies’ magnificently appointed, stylish and comfortable luxury rooms incorporate the musical theme, some even with their own grand piano. The serene Sanctuary Day Spa wing, with its full range of pampering and professional therapies, opens out into a relaxing courtyard and immaculate, secluded herb and flower gardens. Awarded and applauded, Mollies is a sanctuary of style and service, for people who deserve better than a hotel.
From $590 per night
Rotorua – Lake Okareka Lodge
An exclusive five star ultra-luxury lodge in Rotorua, New Zealand, Lake Okareka Lodge rests in splendid harmony with nature and its spectacular unspoiled surroundings. Nestled at the tip of a secluded peninsula. Lake Okareka Lodge offers three luxury suites, including the expansive Lake Okareka Suite occupying most of the top floor and featuring a lounge, spa bath, private office and walk-in wardrobe. All suites have lake views and private balconies, sumptuous ensuite bathrooms with showers, and Bvlgari amenities. The lodge boasts a well-stocked climate controlled wine cellar, in-room internet access and plasma TVs. Memorable dining experiences are created by an internationally trained private chef, complementing the ultra-luxury nature of this boutique five star lodge. Includes 24 hour butler service. The entire Lake Okareka Lodge complex can be reserved for ‘exclusive use’ by a couple, family or group of up to nine guests, for the ultimate in privacy.
From $2,100 per night
Rotorua – Treetops Lodge & Estate and The Pheasant House
Treetops Lodge & Estate – Nestled in 2,500 acres of 800-year old native forest, award winning Treetops Lodge & Estate is a life-long dream realised by owner and passionate naturalist, John Sax. This uniquely New Zealand experience is a sanctuary and retreat of breathtaking terrain, offering world class accommodation. Located in Rotorua the Lodge’s elegant, ecology-inspired architectural style was derived from the country’s pioneering past, with timber and stone finishes echoing the natural beauty and simplicity of the great outdoors. Treetops offer seven streams, on-site trout fishing, four lakes, and over 70 kilometres of adventure trails.
From $1,500 per night
Rotorua – Peppers on the Point
Peppers on the Point is located on Kawaha Point Road just 5 minutes fom the heart of Rotorua City and comprises of an exquisitely furnished converted 1930s mansion. Accommodation within the retreat includes nine spacious, luxuriously furnished suites with most featuring stunning lake views. There are also two private lake cottage suites along with the owner’s residence – The Lake Villa and a One Bedroom Lake Villa Apartment. This stunning retreat offers the perfect base for experiencing New Zealand’s rich culture or you can simply relax and enjoy the tranquillity that surrounds it.
From $840 per night
Queenstown – Stockmans Camp at Branches Station
This is an opportunity to stay at their 90,000 acre sheep station (ranch). This is a unique and exceptional high country experience for the well heeled, and is not widely advertised, as Stockman’s Camp is, for most of the year, the exclusive domain of the owners. Whilst expensive, such an adventure would be difficult to replicate anywhere else in the world, with its balance of adventure, heritage and breathtaking natural environment. Your stay at Stockman’s Camp is not shared with other guests and so the whole 90,000 acres is yours to enjoy!
Prices available upon request
Matauri Bay, Northland – The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs
Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland, The Main Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which can be viewed from the verandas, lounge, card and dining rooms. Facilities include two Astroturf tennis courts, an infinity swimming pool with spa and a fully equipped fitness centre. Kauri Cliffs has three secluded swimming beaches, which are also available for picnics and barbeques. The Lodge accommodation has 22 guest suites, and a Two Bedroom Owner’s Cottage. Every suite offers its own private porch, bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom. The cottages are nestled in a native forest overlooking the golf course and the Pacific Ocean.
From $1,600 per night
Waihi, Coromandel area – Manawa Ridge
Manawa Ridge is superbly appointed with 3 individually designed luxury units, under floor heating, extra-long Californian king size beds with silk duvet inners and silk pillows, each with spa bath in private gardens. Centrally located accommodation at the southern base of the Coromandel Peninsula near Waihi, the lodge has spectacular 360 views over Waihi Beach, the Pacific Ocean & Coromandel coast.
From $250 per night
Taupo – Huka Lodge
Nestled in the North Island’s heartland volcanic plateau, Huka Lodge lies within 17 acres of manicured grounds. Every last detail for guest comfort has been considered and service is both solicitous, seamless and designed to anticipate. The four-bedroom Owner’s Cottage and the new two-bedroom Alan Pye Cottage offer the ultimate hospitality experience, including personal chef, with both being absolutely perfect for family or friends. Come the evening, guests gather together for pre-dinner drinks and to share stories of their day’s exploits. Over 20 private dining venues all truly sublime and deliberately romantic, offer both indoor and outdoor opportunity for seclusion and ambience. Cuisine continues to define the legendary hospitality of this iconic property with the superb five-course dinner often being the end to a perfect day. Tariff is inclusive of accommodation, pre-dinner drinks, dinner, full country breakfast, use of all Lodge facilities and Taupo Airport transfers.
From $2,050 per night
Taupo – The Point Villas
Located on the northern shores of New Zealand’s spectacular Lake Taupo, within the exclusive Whakamoenga Point Estate, The Point Villas offer couples, families and friends a luxurious haven from which to discover the delights of this astounding natural wonderland. The Point’s two villas both command breathtaking views of native forest and the beautiful blue-green waters of Lake Taupo. Combining award-winning architecture and elegant interior design, the villas are fully self-contained yet with all the services you would expect from a five star hotel just a phone call away. – Prices available upon request
Hawkes Bay, Napier area – The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
Set atop 6,000 rolling acres of stunning pasture-land in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers affords spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean. The perfect setting for honeymoons and romantic breakaways, the cluster of luxury lodge buildings at Cape Kidnappers are suggestive of a working farm – a marriage of river stone and weathered wood, the buildings combine rustic and textured materials with comfortable modern furniture. The main lodge features many warm and welcoming common areas in which to relax, including lounge and dining spaces and ‘outdoor rooms’. Roaring open fires, contemporary art and stylish interior design await you here. The main lodge also features a wine cellar with tasting room and a fully-equipped gymnasium.
From $1,600 per night
Palliser Bay, Featherston – Wharekauhau Country Estate
Recapturing the gracious lifestyle of a bygone era, Wharekauhau County estate is a luxury lodge with award-winning style situated on a 5000 acre working farm on the South East coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Framed by the Rimutaka Ranges to the West and Palliser Bay to the East, the Lodge is surrounded by ancient, native forest, spectacular beaches, bountiful rivers and tranquil lakes facilitating a veritable smorgasbord of outdoor activities. Each of the sumptuously furnished, charming cottages which are dotted throughout the extensive grounds, enjoy magnificent ocean views and offer complete privacy and seclusion.
From $1,300 per night
Blenheim – Timara Lodge
Hidden away in New Zealand’s most prestigious wine region, endowed with magnificent beauty, stunning hills and crystal clear Sounds, Lake Timara Lodge offers a haven of peace, tranquillity and relaxation. The luxury lodge is embedded in 600 acres of pasture, a romantic lake, a beautiful English style park with sweeping lawns, native and exotic trees, a historic arboretum, perfume garden, daffodil lawn, woodland walk and an extensive rose garden featuring more than 350 roses. A true “slice of paradise” where you feel miles away from the hustle and bustle of city live. All rooms have picturesque views of either the magnificent gardens, stunning man-made lake, or the distant magical mountains. Choose from four charming rooms with king beds and en suite bathrooms, some with spa baths and private sitting rooms. The rooms feature fine art and antiques and the quality furnishings are modern and tasteful, instilling a sense of utter luxury, right down to the softest Italian linen.
From $1,550 per night
Motueka, Nelson area – Edenhouse
Edenhouse – Luxury accommodation perfectly located between the Abel Tasman Park and Nelson. Edenhouse accepts a maximum of 6 guests at a time and single party bookings will be accepted. Guests enjoy spacious rooms with outstanding views and large private bathrooms. The two bedroom suites, in situated in the house and the third bedroom is located in its own cottage, 40 metres from the house. Pure Irish linen sheets and the best quality toiletries are provided in the suites. The landscaped gardens are large, so as well as enjoying the sitting room, formal dining room, artists’ studio, den and library, there are several courtyard areas providing additional places to eat, drink and relax.
From $940 per night
Nelson – Stonefly Lodge
Centrally located between three of New Zealand’s major National Parks, (Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi) Stonefly Lodge offers access to world class brown trout rivers, spectacular New Zealand scenery and wilderness activities, all within an hours drive. Stonefly Fishing Lodge offers the complete package for any fly fishing and trout fishing enthusiast, providing fly fishing expert guiding and instruction for the novice or experienced fly fisherman. For the non fishing person the region offers a wide variety of spectacular tours from hiking, wine tasting, kayaking, and exploring one of New Zealand’s recognised boutique arts and craft regions. Your hosts, John and Kate Kerr have had over 50 years combined tourism and hospitality experience and enjoy sharing their dream lodge with visitors wanting professional personalised service and the ability to explore and experience a very special part of New Zealand.
Prices available upon request
Kaikoura – Hapuku Lodge & Treehouses
Hapukau Lodge was built to give guests a great night’s sleep in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Located 12kms north of the world renowned eco-marine town of Kaikoura, on New Zealands South Island, Hapuku Lodge shares the land with a deer stud and olive grove, nestled between the Kaikoura Seaward Mountain Range and famed Mangamaunu Bay. A canopy of a native Manuka grove, one spacious stand-alone apartment and mulitiple meeting and event venues. All rooms at Hapuku Lodge feature beautiful, custom designed, hand crafted furniture, tailor-made beds and mattresses, European style bathrooms with heated towel rails and floors and rain drop showerheads. The Tree Houses and apartment also have large spa baths and fireplaces. Breathtaking views of snow capped mountains and surf washed coastline are seen from all rooms. Their belief is that food should always be fresh, uncomplicated and flavourful. They strive to take advantage of seasonal ingredients, sourced whenever possible from local organic farmers.
From $600 per night
Christchurch – Otahuna Lodge, Tai Tapu
Otahuna Lodge – At the head of a secluded valley on New Zealand’s South Island is a place of replenishment and refinement. It is a place where prestigious luxury accommodation meets exemplary service and cuisine in the context of an elegant, historic country estate. Offering 5 suites and 2 master suites, each retains architectural features from the 19th century such as ornate original fireplaces, carved inglenooks and stained glass windows. A place where guests receive the warmest welcome and indulge wholeheartedly in the sense of occasion presented by lavish surroundings.
From $1,850 per night
Christchurch – Huntley Lodge
New Ownership and recent renovations have further enhanced Huntley Lodge’s position as Christchurch’s leading luxury boutique hotel. Originally built in 1876 and set amidst park-like gardens, Huntley Lodge offers all the charms of yesteryear, combined with modern luxuries in a secluded environment. The main house retains many original features, whilst the newer architecturally designed accommodation buildings are in harmony with their surroundings. The perfect place for relaxing whilst traveling on business or pleasure. Huntley Lodge offers an accommodation experience like no other, where the relaxed friendly atmosphere is combined with the staff’s willingness to go out of their way to make each guest’s stay unique.
From $580 per night
Wanaka – Whare Kea Lodge
Whare Kea (pronounced far-eh-kee-ah) means ‘house of the Kea’ in the language of New Zealand’s indigenous Maori. The Kea, the world’s only alpine parrot, lives all year round above the snowline in the surrounding mountains. Relax in perfect luxury at Whare Kea private Lodge where our highly qualified and unobtrusive staff will cater to your every need while you unwind or take advantage of the numerous outdoor activities on offer in the region. Daily rate includes: Full use of lodge facilities, pre-dinner drinks,canapes, five course degustation dinner and a ala carte breakfast.
From $1,350 per night
Te Anau – Fiordland Lodge
On forty acres of land, Fiordland Lodge is set on a superb site with commanding views out across Lake Te Anau. A rural setting with rolling grass lands surrounding the Lodge, Lake Te Anau being a mere ten minute walk away. Across the lake to the west lie the mountains of Fiordland National Park, an area of over three million acres of untouched wilderness and part of the much larger South West New Zealand World Heritage Area. The elegance and splendour of the lodge is mirrored in the breathtaking views of Lake Te Anau and Fiordland. The open architecture of the lodge reflects the vastness of the Fiordland National Park. High Ceilings, Oregon logs, full trunk pillars and massive riverstone fireplaces provide a warm and spacious environment with a sense of solidity and style. A commanding staircase leads from the impressive lounge to a peaceful inviting mezzanine, complete with library and fly tying area. The Lodge has ten guest rooms, including an Executive Suite, and two Log Cabins separate and private from the Lodge.
From $580 per night
Queenstown – Matakauri Lodge
Matakauri Lodge is located on the banks of Lake Wakatipu and just minutes from the heart of Queenstown. The lodge currently boasts 4 luxury suites and six luxury villas, each with private terraces looking out to a dramatic Queenstown lakeside with spectacular mountain views. This luxury spa resort was recently acknowledged by Tatler magazine as one of its Top 101 hotels of the World. Matakauri Lodge is a small luxury boutique hotel with lodge style accommodation and provides the perfect hideaway retreat in Queenstown. Our personalised concierge service will assist you in planning a memorable experience in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand.
From $1,590 per night
Queenstown – Eichardts Private Hotel
Eichardt’s Private Hotel provides fine accommodation in five luxurious Hotel Suites and four Lakefront Apartments located in the historic district on a premium lakefront position at the heart of Queenstown’s café and restaurant precinct with some of the finest international shopping labels an easy stroll away.
From $1,40 per night
Queenstown – Azur Luxury Lodge
Azur Luxury Lodge, Queenstown – It would be hard to imagine a more perfect view than the one from Azur Lodge, this luxury accommodation offers amazing uninterrupted views of Lake Wakatipu & the surrounding mountains. Azur offers nine identical free standing villas and a main lodge that houses the lobby, breakfast dining room & stunning guest lounge. Azur is located on a hilltop in a private & secluded part of Queenstown offering complete privacy & isolation, yet it is only 5 minutes by complementary transfer from Downtown & 15 minutes from Queenstown Airport. Azur is renowned for personalized friendly and professional service, nothing is too much trouble.
From $1,250 per night
Queenstown – The Spire Hotel
The Spire Hotel Queenstown features ten spacious luxuriously appointed guest suites. As close to perfection as you can get, The Spire hotel Queenstown is elegant, beautiful and defines what luxury accommodation in Queenstown, New Zealand is all about. Our professional, friendly and genuine team makes our luxury hotel the perfect base from which to work and play in New Zealand’s premier alpine resort. The Spire Hotel Queenstown is simply the best luxury accommodation Queenstown has to offer.
From $990 per night
Dunedin – Fletcher Lodge
Located just a few minutes’ walk from the Dunedin City centre, Fletcher Lodges complex offers luxury accommodation in an atmosphere of restrained elegance while providing the ultimate in contemporary comfort and modern facilities. Nestled in a secluded, established gardens the lodge complex is conveniently located within minutes of many of the city’s finest and most popular cafes and restaurants. A Lodge stay offers the charm and personal attention of a bed and breakfast whilst extending the amenities associated with full service Hotels. Built by Sir James Fletcher in 1924 to serve as his private residence whilst he oversaw the construction of the New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition complex, the main historic property offers a rare glimpse of New Zealand’s Heritage.
From $300 per night