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Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat


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Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat is set in a forest wilderness overlooking the turquoise blue waters of Lake Pukaki.  It is right on the doorstep of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park located in the beautiful and unique Te Wahipounamu ?World Heritage Area and within 2-3 hours scenic drive of Wanaka or Queenstown and just 40 minutes from Lake Tekapo.

From your room, you can enjoy uninterrupted views up Lake Pukaki to the Southern Alps and Aoraki Mt Cook.

New Zealand's highest mountain and the night sky is a spectacular outlook from the property's own onsite Observatory located within the gold level Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. 

Guests at both the Villa and Homestead can make full use of the onsite activities which include 2 trail bikes, a full astroturf tennis court, petanque, walking tracks and their very own ice curling rink (seasonal) that guests can use during their stay.

Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat can also be used as a wedding venue.

Please note: The property is non-smoking, only 2 guests per bedroom. Child policy from 10+ years.

Season dates, rates and minimum night stay requirements may apply. Please contact one of our team for accurate availability and quotes. 

Bed configuration:

Ashley MacKenzie Villa:

Bedroom 1: Split King Bed and ensuite 

Bedroom 2: Split King Bed and ensuite 


Pukaki Homestead:

Bedroom 1: Split King Bed with shared bathroom

Bedroom 2: Split King Bed with shared bathroom

Features & Amenities

  • Hot Tub
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Tennis Court
  • Wi-Fi
  • Library
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Heating
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Parking
  • Lake & Mountain Views
  • Breakfast
  • Day Spa



Dinner, nibbles, and breakfast are included. You are also invited to choose a bottle of wine from the wine cellar to accompany your meal.


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