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Discover True Luxury Beneath the Southern Alps


Witness the staggering beauty of the Southern Alps, Lake Pukaki and the Twizel area.

Join us for a luxurious stay to explore the wonders of the World Heritage listed Mt Cook National Park. Or, set a slower pace—nothing beats just sitting back and taking in the view of the Southern Alps from your north-facing deck. Whatever your taste in activities, one thing we can guarantee: you won’t want to leave.


Luxury Lodge Accommodation

Spend a night or two of luxury accommodation with us at Matuka Lodge. There’s no better place to witness the staggering beauty of the Southern Alps, Lake Pukaki and the Twizel area.


Beautiful Location

Matuka Luxury Lodge Lake Pukaki accommodation is set in secluded surroundings only 3.5 kilometres from the lifestyle town of Twizel, gateway to Mount Cook National Park. Conveniently placed on the Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail route and by road almost exactly half way between Christchurch and Queenstown.

About Us

We are a 5-star rated luxury accommodation provider in Twizel, Mackenzie Basin. On arrival you will be greeted by our Lodge hosts.

The meaning of the name “Matuka Lodge” comes from the large and elegant Bittern, a wading bird once common in the area, also known as the Matuku by the Māori. The feathers were used to create the fishing fly called Matuka.

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Great location Peter & Jo were great!
Robin 2022