Enjoy an authentic New Zealand experience at Cabot Lodge, which offers secluded boutique accommodation on a 2000-hectare farm bordering World Heritage Listed Fiordland National Park


Cabot Lodge is a luxury retreat that provides an ideal base for exploring Fiordland National Park. Accommodating a maximum of ten guests, Cabot Lodge's four luxury suites provide the utmost privacy and expansive views of the surrounding mountains and Lake Manapouri. Enjoy daily breakfast and dinner featuring fresh produce sourced from the 2000-hectare working sheep, deer and cattle farm, as well as the opportunity to discover and participate in the property's sustainable practices. Cabot Lodge features an outdoor spa pool, several walking trails, and a private fishing jetty. With Fiordland National Park and Doubtful Bay on Cabot Lodge's doorstep, enjoy direct access via float plane to these special sights with some of New Zealand's best hiking, fishing and kayaking on your doorstep.

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What's Included
  • Welcome drink
  • Daily breakfast
  • Nightly pre-dinner drink and canapes
  • Nightly set menu evening meal
  • Complimentary minibar plus baked treats and fruit provided in-suite (replenished daily)
3Room Types
Room Types

Cabot Lodge's best rooms include:

  • Premier Suite - elevated views, private kitchen and dining area and a luxurious clawfoot bathtub
  • Deluxe Courtyard Suite - exclusive private outdoor courtyard, large living room, and picture windows with views of the lake and gardens
  • Deluxe Suite - open fireplace, clawfoot bathtub, walk-in wardrobe, separate office, and large picture window overlooking the lake

A Two Bedroom Suite is also available for families, with the Lodge also able to be booked for exclusive use for four or ten guests.

    4Getting here
    Location & Access

    Cabot Lodge is located near Manapouri, bordered by Fiordland National Park on New Zealand's South Island. Private transfers can be arranged from Queenstown (two hours by road, or 25 minutes by helicopter).

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    5Insider Advice
    What You Need to Know
    Best Room

    The Premier Suite offers elevated panoramic views over Lake Manapouri and a luxurious clawfoot bathtub

    Suitable For

    Couples, families and private groups

    Best Nearby Walk

    There are several private hiking trails across the property; Cabot Lodge guests also have easy access to the Kepler and Milford Track

    Best Nearby Park

    The Lodge is bordered by World Heritage Listed Fiordland National Park

    Best Food & Wine Experience

    Start your evening with a pre-dinner drink and canapes followed by dinner showcasing farm produce

    Best Place for Relaxation

    The outdoor spa pool



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