About


AKATERE LODGE: High Quality Accommodation in a Rural setting. Comfort and touches of Luxury.


  • Akatere Lodge offers accommodation 10kms from Waimate in the South Canterbury region of the South Island, New Zealand. Waimate has a shopping center with a New World Supermarket, pharmacy, bookshops and more, also Takeaways from 3 locations
  • The Lodge is set in a quiet rural location
  • Unlimited wifi is included, access to wifi is throughout the Lodge.
  • The lodge has 6 permanent beds, plus 4 Foldout beds, it is ideal for large groups to stay in 1 location.
  • Large deck overlooking farmland and mountain views
  • The lodge is modern and comfortable, has 2 Queen, 4 double bedrooms. 2 bathrooms.
  •  fully equipped kitchen and laundry.
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Horses and dogs welcome by prior arrangement.

Cancellation Policy:

At the time of your reservation we will require a 50% deposit to secure your booking.
The remainder of your fee will be due 7 days before check in date.
If you need to cancel 30 days before your check in date you will be refunded 100% after (30 days your deposit will only be refunded if we can book those dates)
The total fee is paid at 7 days before check in. During those remaining 7 days if a cancelation occurs you will only be refunded if we can re-book those dates.

We advise you to ensure that you have adequate travel insurance to protect you against unforeseen changes to your travel plans.

The exception to the above is: In the case of NZ alert levels changing and this impacts your ability to travel, all fees will be 100% refunded regardless of how many days before check in a cancellation needs to be made.