Check In: 15:00 |Check Out: 10:00
Hours: 7am to 7pm

A modern country lodge, with homegrown hospitality and a wild side! Maungawera Lodge is nestled in 25 acres of private land close to Wanaka and offers uninterrupted stunning views of the Southern Alps. Rustic, with a laid-back atmosphere that embraces its hunting heritage and rural location, Maungawera Lodge provides the idyllic, luxurious and laid-back break from city life!

Nestled in the Maungawera valley with uninterrupted views of the stunning Southern Alps, Maungawera Lodge is a beautiful, large country home and hunting lodge, located close to Wanaka. Bring your skis, your snowboard, your walking boots, your mountain bike, your bow or rifle and enjoy everything Central Otago has to offer. At the end of the day, relax and unwind by the fire, in the hot pool or pool, and watch the sun set over the Southern Alps, after a delicious homecooked meal, a glass, or two, of local wine, or a craft beer!

True to its hunting heritage, Maungawera Lodge brings the wild to you! Be awestruck by the huge array of wildlife that adorns the living room walls and hallway. From all around the world, each of these animals has a story to tell - well, your host Rachel will tell you their stories!

Set in 25 acres, the lodge is spacious and comfortable for overnight or longer stays. If you are looking for a holiday home for your large group or just a place to stay in Wanaka for you and your partner, or family, Maungawera Lodge presents the perfect solution. The accommodation offers up to 9 bedrooms which can be used as individual ensuite rooms, a family suite and a family room. And for B&B guests, to prepare you for a day full of exciting activities, you are going to love our delicious country-style breakfast, complete with fresh baking and local, seasonal produce, which you can enjoy in the dining room or on the terrace.


  • BBQ & Gas
  • Bedding
  • Breakfast available
  • Central Heating
  • Coffee Machine
  • Crockery/Cutlery
  • Deck
  • Dining Area
  • Dishwasher
  • Entire property on ground level
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Garden (private)
  • Gun Safe
  • Gym/Fitness room
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • On-site parking
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor pool - unheated
  • Oven
  • Patio
  • Pets Allowed (by arrangement)
  • Self service laundry facilities
  • Spa/Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Swimming Pool

Terms and Conditions

■■ Booking payment & cancellation ■■ ● For bookings more than 14 days prior to arrival a 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking. ● For bookings 14 - 0 days prior to arrival 100% of the total booking is required at the time of booking. ● Payment is via Credit Card or Bank Transfer. ■■ For Individual Room bookings ● Bookings can be cancelled up until 30 days prior to arrival without charge. ● Cancellations 30 – 15 days prior to arrival: 50% of the total booking will be charged. ● Cancellations 14 – 0 days prior to arrival: 100% of the total booking will be charged. ■■ For Group bookings of 7-9 bedrooms ● The deposit is non-refundable. ● Cancellations 14 – 0 days prior to arrival: 100% of the total booking will be charged. ● A damage deposit may be required. ■■ Covid-19 policy From December 2021 we will be operating under the government’s Covid-19 Protection Framework: ● In the case of Covid-19 lockdown or regional boundary restrictions where you are unable to travel we will work with you to provide the opportunity to rebook on different dates subject to availability. ● When operating in the orange or red traffic light bed & breakfast guests will be provided a ‘contactless’ breakfast service. Access to public areas may be restricted and other restrictions may apply. ■■ Lodge Rules ● No smoking is allowed except for in designated outdoor areas no butts left anywhere on grounds. ● For individual room bookings quiet hours are 9pm - 7 am ● Only the guests are allowed to use the property and its facilities any third party visitors are only allowed access with our permission. ● No parties or events are allowed without prior consent. Please talk to us about your requirements. ■■ Damages Where wilful damage has occurred on the property Maungawera Lodge will recover the costs and any consequential losses as a result of the damage from the Client. ■■ Bond Refund The bond will be returned within 3 days of departure giving time for full property assessment and cleaning. Any breakages/damages will be removed from bond repayment. Any cost for excessive cleaning will be removed from the bond payment. ■■ Cleaning The hire fee includes cleaning but if deemed that excessive cleaning has been required additional cleaning costs will be recovered from the Client at a rate of $50/hour. ■■ Check-in / Check-out Times ● Check-in 3.00 pm on the day of arrival – potentially flexible if required. ● Check out at 10.00 am on the day of departure.