Nestled unobtrusively into the landscape on the floor of the Ahuriri Valley.
Located in one of the most breath-taking and stunning locations is the high-country experience of the luxurious lodge ‘The Lindis’. At the base of the untouched beauty of the Ahuriri Valley is this architecturally designed lodge offering something uniquely remote in incredible surroundings. Approximately 2.5 hours’ drive from Queenstown, through the Lindis Pass, make your way along a gravel road into the wilderness and snow-capped mountains and you will find the extraordinary location of ‘The Lindis’.
If you are after a relaxing holiday or an adventure, The Lindis offers a wide range of activities and a refined high country experience. Whether you have come to sit back and soak up the untouched scenery or wish to partake in some of the impressive line-up of activities, from horseback riding and biking to trying your hand at fly-fishing on the world famous Ahuriri River, internationally renowned as one of the top 5 stretches for fly-fishing in the world.
Retire to your suite to relax and absorb nature at its finest
Enjoy the luxurious surroundings from the luxury of your own private suite. The lodge consists of two Master Suites with sweeping views of the valley, three modern Lodge Suites as well as the option to stay in your own glass pod providing a unique and private escape away from the main lodge.
Two Master Suites, Ben Avon and Dalrachney, are the most generously proportioned of the lodgings. With sweeping views of the valley to be enjoyed from indoor or outdoor seating areas, a luxurious bathtub, a super king size bed, or beside a double sided gas fire place — it truly is a challenge not to be relaxed. In the same refined aesthetic as the rest of the lodge with Spotted Gum panelling and Bluestone Masonry, not to mention the highest quality linens and toiletries, these two suites are the epitome of modern luxury.
Three modern and luxurious lodge suites — Longslip, Birchwood and Ribbonwood. These suites all feature an ensuite, private indoor and outdoor seating areas, a gas fireplace, and a super king size bed — again finished in beautiful spotted gum wood panelling. With carefully selected furniture, linens, and amenities, these suites have been designed for quiet relaxation. Floor to ceiling windows in all of the lodge suites offer uninterrupted valley views creating a genuine connection to the surrounding high country — all to be enjoyed in the warmest comfort and luxury, on your terms.
The pods at The Lindis offer guests a truly unique accommodation experience. Nestled gently into the landscape — out of sight but only a stone’s throw from the main lodge, these compact structures bring the environment well and truly into the fore while offering the ultimate in privacy and escape. Meticulously designed with double glazed mirrored glass walls on three sides, and a gloriously efficient 18m2 footprint, these luxuriously heated and totally private pods allow guests to experience the ever-changing environment in its most nuanced forms. With all the modern conveniences to afford premium luxury — ensuite, king size bed, private outdoor bathtub, outdoor sitting area, and the finest linen and toiletries — the pods offer guests a continuous and fluid experience of this pristine valley.
Only the finest & freshest ingredients New Zealand has on offer
Featuring unique and distinguished natural ingredients such as locally foraged porcini mushrooms, and wild Fiordland Venison, the menu is a contemporary and refined take on seasonal New Zealand cuisine. Paired nightly by expert staff with incomparable and carefully selected local and international wines, the dining experience in the great hall is a series of unforgettable sensory moments.
While your location is off the grid, your access to an impressive wide range of activities will be sure to delight you. Take to the land and explore by foot as you hike the surrounding valley to experience spectacular waterfalls, diverse wetlands and beech forests. With a 14-bay stables on site you can choose to go horseback riding with a choice of several trails catering to varying levels of rider ability. Take to the air and perhaps discover Aoraki, Mt Cook, partake in a heli-hike, enjoy a gourmet picnic in the snow, put on your snowshoes or crampons and explore the glaciers and astonishing ices caves – the options are endless.
Trophy size rainbow and brown trout inhabit the streams in the surrounding area. These are the rivers of some of the worlds most renowned back country fishing. Whether you are an avid angler, or you are wishing to experience fly fishing for the first time, the Lindis is situated right in the heart of the best fly-fishing locations New Zealand has to offer!
As the sun sets.. With your unique location, far from civilisation, with some of the darkest and clearest sky’s you are rewarded with the most incredible and jaw-dropping star gazing from the comfort of your very own suite.
Don’t Leave Without
From the comfort of the hot-tub watch as the sun sets and the stars sparkle – this has to be one of the most romantic and awe-inspiring experiences you will ever undertake.