"The best on the West Coast", that's what guests say! The best for luxury accommodation, stunning mountain to sea views, delicious cuisine, delightful hospitality, insightful guided nature tours and located central to the West Coast best scenic attractions and activities.

30 minutes drive south of Hokitika en route to Franz Josef Glacier, Paramata Lodge is sophisticated and spacious, with elegant handcrafted contemporary style, artworks, sculptural garden, library and piano. Three beautiful guest bed rooms with superking/king size beds, large ensuites, deep bath and several decks, this is boutique accommocation at its best.

Located in a natural paradise with forest, waterways and beach providing diverse wildlife adventures right beside the lodge. Ask us about guided walks, bird tour, farm or kayak tour, heli flght, the new cycle trail or NZ fly fishing. There's more too, so you'll need several days. Hosted by two well informed New Zealanders, Kathy heads two conservation organisations while Neil is the artist, with a deep respect for nature they will show you their sustainable wilderness lifestyle beside rare old growth forest.   

Summer 2016/17 was another fun season for us with guests sharing laughter as well as those in-depth interesting conversations, adventurous walks, quiet bird tours, sunsets and of course dinners!

Winter 2017 brings those cooler nights by the fire, while the days offer strong low-angled sunlight great for landscape photography, it's often wonderful and sunny, not too cold and oh so peaceful! Walk the beach, kayak on the reflective lagoon and enjoy some new wines, with home cooked dinner.

Spring and Summer 2017/18, get planning! Ask about our multi-night discount when you book at least one month in advance, directly with the lodge. You need time to really enjoy this place. (Not available over the Christmas & New Year period or to agents).  

  • Paramata Lodge

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