Luxury hotel holiday Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass

Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass is a wonderful natural retreat, nestled between beech forests and the Southern Alps. The lodge has outstanding views of the dramatic landscape and is recommended as a stop on one of our touring holidays of New Zealand. Guests will enjoy the cosy rooms and the traditional style of the lodge. A highlight of a stay at Wilderness Lodge are the tours and walks organised by the host and ecologist Dr Gerry McSweeney who shares his extensive knowledge of the area.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Air New Zealand or other airlines
  • Car hire for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Wilderness Lodge, Arthur's Pass

Wilderness Lodge at Arthur's Pass is an exclusive property in a breath-taking Alpine location. Delicious cuisine, excellent accommodation and unforgettable experiences - including the opportunity to experience a working sheep farm - afford guests a relaxing and restorative retreat.

Facts in brief

Location Secluded mountain location, five minutes' drive from the entrance to Bealey Spur track

Closest airport Christchurch

Distance from airport About 1 hour 40 minutes' drive

Hotel facilities and services

Nature discovery walks including the Rainbow Valley Nature Walk, the Broad Stream Gorge Walk, the McKay Moa Forest Walk or Exclusive guided nature walks can be arranged. Sheep station discovery tours.

Out and about nearby

Arthur's Pass National Park and Craigieburn State Forest Park with extensive hiking trails, Lake Grasmere. The Lodge can collect you from nearby Cass if you want to arrive on the Tranzalpine train.  

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH147

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Wilderness Lodge, Arthur's Pass

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH147

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Wilderness Lodge, Arthur's Pass

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Wilderness Lodge near Arthur's Pass, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Auckland with Air New Zealand (flying time is 24 hrs). Auckland is served by a wide variety of international airlines and we can include other airlines in your holiday. The chosen airline will depend upon any stopovers you might want to make en-route to New Zealand. Wilderness Lodge is usually included as part of a tailormade touring itinerary of New Zealand and you can reach the hotel by hire-car. You may want to fly into an airport on the South Island, for example, Christchurch and collect your hire-car there.

Additional information

Other information: Gerry and Anne also own another Wilderness Lodge, at Lake Moeraki in the South Westland, amid World Heritage lowland rainforests and near the Tasman Sea. Here you can experience ferns, orchids, giant trees and the birds of the rainforest, tame eels, seals and penguins. (August to early December is best for the Fiordland Crested penguins). Seals are visible all year round. Lake Moeraki is a day's drive from Arthur's Pass.  

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of New Zealand which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH147

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Wilderness Lodge, Arthur's Pass

Highlights of the Central South Island

Whale and dolphin watching at Kaikoura by plane or sea, followed by a local crayfish lunch, Christchurch with its botanic gardens, Arts Centre and Art Gallery, Drive or take the train across the Southern Alps, Enjoy a scenic flight over Mount Cook, Tramping in the unspoiled alpine scenery of Arthur’s Pass with its mountain beech, alpine daisies, bellbirds and keas, Discover the natural beauty of the lush rainforests and deserted beaches with their Fiordland crested penguins near Lake Moeraki, Walk on the glaciers of Fox and Franz Josef.

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