Located on the shores of Lake Brunner, The Lodge is your ultimate escape from the everyday. True Kiwi hospitality awaits you!



Established in 1868, rebuilt in the 1930's and recently refurbished, Lake Brunner Lodge boasts the classic architecture of yesteryear with the comforts and furnishings of today. Comprising of 8 ensuited rooms offer guests luxurious accommodation amidst breath taking scenery. Our in house bar and restaurant offers a breath taking setting, from the elevated deck you can keep an eye on your boat if you are joining us from across the lake for lunch. Hours vary for our bar and kitchen menu and we recommend phoning prior to your arrival to ensure we can cater to your requiremnets. 

The lodge is the most gracious and renowned luxury lodge on the West Coast. It provides excellent lakefront accommodation and cuisine for travellers exploring the nearby National Parks, Lakes and rugged West Coast. Famously known as a world-class anglers' heaven. Spend your day’s hunting wild trophy brown trout with local guides.

For your next weekend away, corporate retreat, wedding and everything between please speak to our Lodge Concierge who will tailor a package to suit your individual needs, whatever they may be. Exclusive use, travel arrangements, specific dietary requirements, guided fishing or hunting trips - nothing is too much trouble.



+64 3 738 0163



1950 Kumara-Inchbonnie Road


Lake Brunner

West Coast, New Zealand


Hokitika Airport: 60 minutes

Greymouth: 60 minutes

Christchurch: 2 hours 45 min

Wanaka: 6 hours



I beg any visitor to NZ or resident to come here and enjoy a part of NZ that is so beautiful. If you are searching for tranquility Lake Brunner Lodge is it.
— Kathy G (Auckland, NZ)

Lake View Room

Our Lake View rooms offer the perfect space to relax and soak in the views. North facing and located at the front of the Lodge, Lake Brunner and its surrounding landscape create a stunning vista that is captured through large bay windows in each private room. Ideal for business or leisure, come and take advantage of the experience our luxurious lodge has to offer. Click here to check availability and rates.



Courtyard Room

Our Courtyard rooms cater to relaxation, providing the perfect spot to lounge on deck areas and soak in the tranquility. Located on the private wings of the Lodge, benefiting from French doors opening onto planted courtyards. The views to the surrounding natural landscape showcase what lake Brunner Lodge has to offer. Click here to check availability and rates.



Room Amenities

All rooms feature beautiful en-suite bathrooms with high quality linen provided  to ensure a relaxing stay at the lodge. Superior King size beds means you can dream in total comfort.





Easily keep in touch with work or home with complimentary wireless internet access* upon your arrival. Take a break with a good book in the library, challenge your mates to a game of pool in the rumpus room or take a seat by the fire in the lounge. Dinner is seasonal with an ever changing menu served in the dining hall with expansive views over the lake.

  • Standard rates include continental breakfast for 2 people.

Bespoke packages available on request to meet your individual requirements.



At Lake Brunner Lodge, we believe that although the road is windy the destination is worth it! 

The nearest international airport is Christchurch (CHC) approximately 2 hours and 30 minute by car, helicopter transfers are available on request. Hokitika Airport is located approximately 50 minutes from the lodge, with AirNZ flying here daily.



If you have any questions about the lodge, activities, transfers or our location please use the form below or email us directly

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Upcoming events

Lake Brunner Lodge is proud to support a local number of events every year. Below you will find details of upcoming events to be hosted at the Lodge in addition to events in the distirct. If you have any questions or would like to enquire about staying during any of the below events please contact us directly.



When: Saturday 20th April 2019

ake Brunner Lodge is proud to present Soulstess! Rally the troops up, grab some friends and head on over to the one and only Lake Brunner Lodge for some quality entertainment.

Soulstess is the sultry vocal led, piano-percussion jam session by duo Esther-Romana and Brendan O’Regan a.k.a. “Drummerboy" - this is one you wont want to miss.

Lodge open from 12pm for lunch & dinner. Fully licensed bar

For enquiries or to book a table contact the lodge ph 03 738 0163 or email

See you there!

Full service bar and food menu available. No booking required.

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Around brunner cycle ride 2019

Saturday 4th May 2019. This year will see Around Brunner have a major change, with the Start and Finish being at Moana Hotel Lake Brunner. Around Brunner started as a 130km sealed circuit cycle ride taking you through some of the most stunning scenery the West Coast of New Zealand has to offer. 

Provide proof of entry and receive 10% off your stay for stays during the 2nd - 5th of May 2019. Direct bookings only.