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Mount Cook Lakeside Retreat

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 Mt Cook National Park located in the beautiful and unique Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area.

Mt Cook, Canterbury and the West Coast, New Zealand
Mount Cook Lakeside Retreat
  • Located on the shores of Lake Pukaki, surrounded by forest wilderness the perfect place to explore Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.

  • Kay and Luke are wonderful hosts guaranteeing a memorable stay.

  • There is a spa tub overlooking the majestic mountain range, a gym, massage room and sauna.

  • Lots of activities are available at the property including trail bikes, an astroturf tennis court, walking tracks and an ice curling rink in winter. You can also enjoy the on-site observatory providing incredible stargazing opportunities.


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 Mt Cook National Park located in the beautiful and unique Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area.

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 spectacular as the property is located within the gold level Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.

With two large double bedrooms, the Ashley Mackenzie Villa is a great choice for families or two couples traveling together. Each of the bedrooms has an en suite Edwardian-style bathroom with tiled walls and a freestanding bathtub with views to a private garden. In addition, a beautiful open-plan drawing room connects the two bedrooms and is appointed with an open fireplace, high ceiling and polished wood dining table, along with french doors opening out onto the lawn. Whilst staying in the Ashley Mackenzie Villa, you will also have exclusive use of the Fantail Spa, which includes a sauna, outdoor hot tub, gym and treatment room.

The Pukaki Homestead is also made up of two spacious double bedrooms, styled as a European farmhouse, both with french doors opening out onto a private courtyard with views over Mt Cook and the Ben Ohau range. Both bedrooms have super king beds that can also be made up into two king single beds. The homestead features one large Edwardian style bathroom with tesselated French Winkelmann tile flooring, Perrin and Rowe tapware and both a bathtub and shower. In addition, guests can relax in the homestead's charming library which also looks out over the mountain range.

On site guests may also use the tennis court, petanque and croquest sets on the lawn, and the curling rink in the winter months. There is also the onsite Pukaki Cellar Observatory where world-class stargazing can be had.

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Mt Cook, Canterbury and the West Coast, New Zealand

Located on the doorstep of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park in the beautiful Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area, Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat is surrounded by forest and nestled between Lake Pukaki and the Ben Ohau ranges.


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