south of Glaciers, West Coast
Boutique Accommodation, Fox Glacier
Mahitahi Lodge is situated just south of Fox Glacier next to dramatic Bruce Bay, and surrounded by the magnificent South Westland forest. This boutique accommodation features beautiful native timbers and offers an intimate experience hosted by genuinely local hosts All guest rooms have ensuite bathrooms complete with heated floors and mirrors, bathrobes, hairdryers and toiletries. Enjoy local cuisine, freshly picked vegetables, fine NZ wines and, when time permits, your host’s complimentary interpretation tour of the area. While here take a walk along the beach and view Mt Cook or try fishing in the local river for trout and salmon. The night sky is spectacular with absolutely no "light pollution".
Fox Glacier is just a 30 minute drive north, with multiple options for glacier flights, snow landings and ice hikes and the excellent Lake Mathieson walk and cafe.
An excellent place to stop and explore as you head south or north along one of New Zealand's most spectacular coastlines.
Surrounded by magnificent South Westland landscape, your hosts John and Jacqui have developed a high quality lodge for discerning clientele. To ensure an intimate atmosphere at the lodge, guests are treated like extended family. We pride ourselves on making our guests feel ‘at home’. Delight in Jacqui's home cooking and relax in front of a big open fire - the feature of the lodge's open plan kitchen and lounge. The luxury lodge features many of the West Coast’s native timbers within its architecture and furniture ensuring a warm and welcoming place to stay.
The three bedrooms (all with ensuites) feature specific native timber from West Coast rain forests.
- Rimu room - Super king or twin
- Totara room - Super king or twin
- Matai room - Queen. The Matai room adjoins a fully self-contained kitchen and lounge with a sofa bed which can be utilized as a family unit.
- Beach walks
- Complimentary tours
- Fish the Mahitahi River
Bed & Breakfast
Dinner with wine $75 per adult
ROOMS 3 | MAX GUESTS 8
Follow State Highway 6 which is 46 kilometres south of Fox Glacier and 67 kilometres north of Haast.
MINIMUM STAY None
CHILD POLICY We welcome families in our Maitai Suite
CHECK-IN 2pm | CHECK-OUT 11am
CANCELLATION 4 days 100% | 30 days forfeit deposit | deposit required
SEASON Open year round
- John Birchfield & Jacqui Low
- T +64 3 751 0095 / FP: 0800 751 009
- W www.mahitahilodge.co.nz
4667 State Highway 6, Bruce Bay, South Westland
Fox Glacier hikes or scenic flights around Mt Cook and glacier landings, native forest walks, Lake Matheson, wild west coast beaches and glorious scenery.
- Shops & cafes - over 30 minutes
- Fox Glacier & Lake Matheson - 30 minutes
- Hokitika - 3 hours
- Wanaka - 3 hours
- Queenstown Airport - 4 hours