Possum lodge

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Without any doubt, New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The Possum Lodge a piece of heaven that is fall into the heart of New Zealand. Mountains,  Forest, See, Lakes,  Waterfalls, Hills, Beaches, Cliffs, Volcanoes, and all the beautiful creations of God is filled within New Zealand. On the other hand, the people of New Zealand are very lovely.  The one word that will describe New Zealand will be epic...

The one of the most beautiful lake in New Zealand is Lake Manapouri. The bank of Lake Manapouri is dense with beech forest and the water is scattered with islands. The Lake Manapouri can be said as the icing on the cake.  There is a myth that  Lake Manapouri was created by the tears of two sisters, Moturua and Koronae.  They were the daughters of an old chief. Koronae journeyed deep of the forest and one day only to become stranded after a fall. Her sister Moturua went search for her and when she found her she is already late and she realized that Koronae could not be rescued. Moturua lay with her sister until they died.  The people of New Zealand believe that the lake Manapouri was created by the tears of Moturua and Koronae.

If you want to enjoy the beauty of New Zealand as well as the Lake Manapouri then you don’t worry about the accommodation, the Possum Lodge is ready to welcome you with most loving people, superb landscape, delicious food, amazing wine and calm and quiet atmosphere. This lake front accommodation offers guests a unique opportunity to wander through native bush to the sandy shores of the lake or along parts of the Waiau River, a few minutes’ walk through the native beech forest to Pearl Harbour the Doubtful Sound Cruise departure point. Close and convenient to a number of national parks walks to explore. Accommodation Fiordland, The Accommodation Manapouri track has a beautiful bird’s eye view of the lake, Back valley track, Forest Burn and Kepler track. The Kepler Mountains are north of Manapouri s imposing Hunter Mountains.

 

Fabulous Accommodation on a tight budget

Cabin – Bedrooms

If you need a day off from all the travelling Then here is the room for you. Quietly tucked away, situated along the native bush offering peaceful sleep throughout the day. Be chorused with birdsong Camp kitchen, Lounge, Laundry, Showers & Toilets provided. Shared facilities.

Double room for (1or2) people – $59

Twin room for per person – $29 share

 For twin room (2) people – $59

 Campervans bookings to possumlodge@xtra.co.nz

 Dorm

Possum lodge cabins for those who like the comfort of a bed & company. Suitable for a Family or a bunch of backpackers. “Cosy Cabin” a sun-filled Dorm room. Possum Lodge Cabins Fiordland has an outdoor bench table to mingle around. 
This has a card table & chairs, space outside for toasting marshmallows or for the good old blanket on the ground picnic! They have sheets, pillow & pillowcase & Duvet

      Beds $25 per adult

                                 $11 per child ( under 1yrs free)

                          $5 per person for Linen hire

      Towel hire $2 each

 

Camp

Camping grounds once called” The Glade. This spot has been a well-kept secret since the 60s. It welcomes you to its grassy parking areas. Most of the guests take full advantage of parking up for 2 nights. With Van safely parked up quests can take a 5 minute Beech forest walk to the Doubtful Sound Departure Jetties.

 Powered sites $39 for 2

       Unpowered sites $34 for 2

                    Extra Adults $18 each (free wifi)

                                            Children $7 (under 1 years / 3rd child free)

   Tentsites $18 per person

 

The activities in Possum Lodge includes

·         KAYAKING AT DOUBTFUL SOUND

·         FISHING

·         PHOTOGRAPHING BIRDLIFE

·         LUXMORE JET BOATING

·         HAPPY CAMPERS

·         FEED THE DUCKS

·         FAMILY GET TOGETHER

·         CRUISE TICKETS SOLD HERE

·         BOATING

·         WILMOT PASS

·         WALK TO CRUISE JETTY

·         WAIAU RIVER & BEECH FORES

·         BOAT TRANSFER SERVICE

·         ADMIRING THE CIRCLE TRACK AT VIEWPOINT

·         FISHING GUIDES TO TAKE YOU FISHING

·         MANAPOURI STORE CAFE WALKING DISTANCE

·         HELICOPTER SCENIC FLIGHT OF BUSH CLAD ISLAND IN THE FIORDS

·         GREAT SCENIC PHOTOGRAPHY OPPORTUNITIES

·         FISHING AT CIRCLE COVE IN LAKE MANAPOURI

Possum Lodge is empowered with very kind, patient and truly hospitable staffs. We will treat you as your wish. Come and enjoy the magnificent location….

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Phone:
(03) 249 6623
Address:

BBH 13 Murrell Ave, Lake Manapouri 9643,
New Zealand, 9643

Website:

www.possumlodge.co.nz

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