Matakauri Lodge is located on the banks of Lake Wakatipu and just minutes from the heart of Queenstown. The lodge currently boasts four 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, private hideaway retreat in Queenstown. Their personalised concierge service will assist you in planning a memorable experience in Queenstown - the adventure capital of New Zealand. Matakauri Lodge is the sister property of two other award winning luxury lodges; Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers, which we also recommend you include in your New Zealand experience. Seven minutes from Queenstown and spectacularly situated on Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers eleven luxurious suites and villas, each with private terraces looking out to a dramatic Queenstown lakeside, with mountain views. The extensive refurbishment which will be completed in 2010, by the acclaimed Virginia Fisher, will ensure that Matakauri Lodge will be the very best accommodation in Queenstown and will also include world class spa facilities. The lodge will boast an international gourmet restaurant which will provide our guests with the very best cuisine and dining experience in Queenstown. Matakauri Lodge will be your exclusive retreat in Queenstown, while you get the opportunity to experience spectacular scenery and adventure activities like white water rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping, jet boating and heli-skiing, just to name a few. Experience endless leisure pastimes of a more passive nature, such as hiking, horse riding, wineries, trout fishing, scenic flights to places like the unforgettable Milford Sound, hidden lakes... and much, much more. The staff at Matakauri Lodge will go out of their way to ensure that your Queenstown experience at this world class luxury resort will never be surpassed and we look forward to welcoming you to the lodge.