Canterbury and the West Coast, New Zealand
At a Glance
A stunning architecturally designed lodge on the South Island, The Lindis blends seamlessly into the landscape. The lodge offers the ultimate mix of adventure, escape and privacy.
When it comes to cuisine The Lindis uses only the freshest ingredients from local suppliers and the onsite garden creating a menu inspired by all seasons. Not forgetting the impressive wine cellars.
For ultimate privacy, we recommend the self-contained Pods; each is covered in mirror-like panels and has a private terrace with an alfresco hot tub.
The Lindis boasts one of the top fly-fishing locations in the world, with the Ahurir River running through the property. Just a short walk from the lodge enjoy scenic hikes, mountain biking or horse riding.
Due to the lodge’s remote location and dark, clear skies ensures stargazing at The Lindis is simply magical.
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The climate in New Zealand is incredibly pleasant, with warm and balmy summers and cold crisp winter months with wonderful clear, blue skies. The warmer high-season months of November to April are perfect for outdoor exploration. The colder months of June to August are the best time to ski.
Both North and South Islands are drier on the east coast, rather than on the west, where mountain ranges act as a trap for the moisture-rich winds from the Tasman Sea. It is also worth remembering that it is usually a few degrees cooler on the South Island than the North Island and as New Zealand has a maritime climate, the weather can change rapidly.
To start planning your holiday to The Lindis
Nestled in the pristine Ahuriri Valley in New Zealand’s South Island, you will find The Lindis. New Zealand’s newest luxury lodge has been created for you to unwind and relax while taking in the surrounding idyllic setting.
Epitomising the Kiwi notion of “manaakitanga” meaning hospitality, The Lindis has been designed to be a place where guests can relax and unwind in nature, slowing down from the fast-pace of everyday life whilst being enclosed by pristine wilderness.
Encircled by a rugged landscape of wetlands, tussock land and mountains and adjacent to three conservation parks, The Lindis not only provides guests with exceptional views both day and night but has also been architecturally designed to mirror the landscape it resides in. With a rolling, undulating timber roof reflecting the neutral tones of the environment, The Lindis’ design offers a sense of seclusion and privacy, far from prying eyes of the masses - a secret lodge built to define the essence of wild luxury.
Offering two master suites and three lodge suites featuring contemporary furnishings and luxury amenities the décor at The Lindis exudes bespoke quality. Rooms feature panoramic windows allowing guests uninterrupted views of the landscape beyond whilst individual fire-places and faux- fur throws create a unique sense of warmth and comfort.
Food and wine at The Lindis is equally as impressive and the daily menu’s pay homage to the wide variety of local produce the Central Otago and Canterbury region of the South Island is known for.
Activities from the Lindis are abundant. Located near to one of New Zealand’s most renowned fly-fishing areas a wide variety of fishing-related activities are available whilst guests can also partake in horse trekking rides, cycling tours, and exhilarating 4WD tours. The abundant wine producing region of Central Otago borders the Ahuriri Valley so vineyard visits are possible to arrange whilst the adventure capital of Queenstown is only a short journey away.
In an ever fast moving and stressful world, The Lindis will give you the opportunity to slow down and enjoy the stillness of nature in modern, sophisticated luxury, all while enjoying Kiwi hospitality at its best.
The Lindis has two master suites and three lodge suites which can either be booked individually or on an exclusive basis with all featuring panoramic views across the wilderness beyond. Each room has been designed using natural materials from wood to stone and features luxurious high quality furnishings and fine custom-made linens alongside bespoke fireplaces and deep free-standing baths.
With an uninterrupted view of the Ahuriri Valley, the lodge suites offer refined high-country luxury with the most sumptuous furnishings.
Slow down and enjoy the stillness of nature in modern, sophisticated luxury with a Master Suite at The Lindis. Indulge in one of the most generously proportioned suites and enjoy extra room to relax. The two Master Suites both feature a spectacular view of the Ahuriri Valley, a private sitting area both indoors and outdoors, your own private ensuite, super king-sized bed, double sided gas fire place and a luxurious bath tub.
The Lindis accepts children although there are no specific childcare facilities.
Bike the Wineries of Central Otago
Explore the vineyards and scenic wine lands of Central Otago by bike on this self-guided winery tour and visit some of the region’s most well-known wineries.
Heli Hiking on the Tasman Glacier - Shared
This fly-in, fly-out heli-hike combines the excitement of walk on the mighty Tasman Glacier and the dramatic scenery of the Southern Alps, which will impress you beyond expectations.
Horse Riding in Glenorchy
Saddle up and roam the stunning scenery on horse back, starting at Glenorchy - a world-famous horse trekking destination where you can wander great wide open spaces and marvel at the region's beauty on a tranquil horse riding adventure.
Paddle Lake Wanaka - Half Day Tour (Shared)
Paddle out onto Lake Wanaka, exploring its pristine coastline from a kayak with your guide.
Private Helicopter Charter Fiordland Traverse
The remote and dramatically beautiful landscape of the West Coast, Fiordland and World Heritage Park are best discovered by helicopter, high above the rugged peaks, expansive waterways and pristine wildernesses of the region.
TranzAlpine Adventure Day Trip - By Train and Road - Shared
Enjoy a scenic train journey from Christchurch to visit Arthur's Pass. Crossing the Canterbury Plains, you will visit this beautiful National Park, which sits 740m above sea level.
TranzAlpine Train - Christchurch to Greymouth - Shared
The fertile farmlands of the Canterbury Plains, deep gorges and glacial rivers await as you take one of the world’s most iconic train journeys from Christchurch to Greymouth.
Active South Island
Christchurch, Arthur's Pass, Lake Heron, Wanaka, Fiordland
from SGD $13600 pp 14 nights
- Ultimate active trip for adventure seekers, with hiking, kayaking and outdoors activities aplenty
- Rest your bodies in beautiful and traditional lodges offering authentic NZ experiences in rugged landscapes
- An epic road trip highlighting the mesmerising landscape of the South Island full of mind-blowing experiences
Epic New Zealand
Christchurch, Arthurs Pass, Franz Josef & Southern Lakes
from SGD $16400 pp 11 nights
- Say goodbye to bustling cities and escape the crowds as you embrace breath-taking landscapes and wild scenery in abundance
- Dive deep into some of the South Islands most remote wilderness areas; from glaciers to mountains, lakes to rolling farmlands
- Adventure doesn't mean sacrificing on comfort or luxury – you will be spoiled with utterly luxurious retreats with unparalleled facilities and unique style
Ultimate New Zealand
Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown
from SGD $11100 pp 10 nights
- Throughout your trip you will only stay in the very best handpicked luxury lodges and hotels that New Zealand has to offer
- Be mesmerised by the vast wilderness as you travel from North to South Island, taking in the diverse range of scenery, from lakes and rolling hills to glaciers and mountains
- Immerse yourself in the abundance of activities available; from private food tours, epic helicopter trips, fly fishing; wine tours and heli-hiking to name but a few
Location & directions
Canterbury and the West Coast, New Zealand
The Lindis is nestled in the Ahuriri Valley in New Zealand's South Island.
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