Lodge | Westland District | #10423
Enjoy our cosy, no-electricity cabin, uniquely crafted from native and recycled materials.
Open french doors for stunning views from the handcrafted bed.
Light a fire under the outdoor bath or visit natural hot-springs to soak under the stars.
Telescope available for star gazing.
Have a campfire/bbq.
Gas cooker and lantern, candles provided.
Pot-belly fire wetback heats water. Fridge available nearby.
Sample our home produce and have a taste of "the good life". Free-range eggs, farm fresh milk and home-kill butchery locally available.
Genuine West Coast hospitality from hosts who live on-site (40 metres away) but will respect your privacy.
Great for a romantic getaway.
Awarded 2014 Bookabach Bronze Piwa for Best Quirky Property.
Rural location on SH6, 2 minutes from Hari Hari village in an area of great bush-walking; renowned trout fishing streams; whitebaiting; surf-casting; excellent hunting and local bow-hunters club; lake swimming and boating; whitewater rivers; bird watching and isolated seal colony; wild lonely driftwood covered beaches for building bonfires; plus free natural hot-springs just a 5 minute drive and a 3 minute walk away (one of the West Coast's best kept secrets).
Conveniently situated to take day trips exploring up and down the Coast - 45 minutes to Franz Joseph Glacier (glacier tours, sky-diving, kayaking, horse-treking, kiwi watching, hot pools) and 45 minutes to Hokitika (greenstone, glass-blowing, kiwi house, tree-top walkway).
Wildside Lodge is on the same acre property as our other (completely different) holiday home 'Teapot Cottage'.
Special conditions: Pets may be allowed with prior approval.
1 x Queen bed
Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 6 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes public holidays.
Gifts & giveaways: Stay for more 3 nights or more and we'll give you a free bottle of our home brew wine
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All year round
23-Mar-17 to 20-Apr-18
*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.
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This is a magic place, lovingly created by Kath and her partner. The "entertaining area" outside (but under cover) really connected us to the garden and surrounds. These guys make everyone welcome which made it fun! I would suggest installing fine fly screens on a couple of windows so we can get cool evening air while we sleep, without the insects.
Only wish we could have stayed longer, beautiful & charming rustic cottage made with a lot of love. Loved being "off grid" , marshmallows on the bonfire, stoking up the potbelly & spent hours soaking in the outdoor bath on a beautiful clear West Coast night. The natural hot pool only a short distance away a must! AAA+++