A TRIO OF LODGES IN NEW ZEALAND
Robertson Lodges is one of the top providers of luxury lodges in New Zealand, offering a trio of stunning landscapes. The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge form a string of luxurious accommodation destinations spanning the length of New Zealand, each luxury lodge is distinct and authentic to the region they inhabit.
THE LODGE AT KAURI CLIFFS,
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is a luxury lodge in the Bay of Islands where you can discover the beauty of panoramic views across the untouched coastline and deep blue ocean. Resting on an unspoilt coastline where high cliffs nestle into three pristine private beaches, Kauri Cliffs is experiential travel at its best. Kauri Cliffs is a leisure travellers dream. Activities abound with the David Harman-designed golf course, immersive local heritage tours, bountiful fishing, and bush walks, mountain biking, quad biking and spa sanctuary hidden within native forest.
UPDATES FROM THE FAIRWAYS
After the highly successful fairway upgrades at Cape Kidnappers, the team at Robertson Lodges have been working away on some additional improvements at Kauri Cliffs, to further enhance the already exceptional playing conditions. The newly regrassed greens at Kauri Cliffs golf course are the very best putting surfaces in the country. Equipped with Pure Distinction bentgrass in 2022, they continue to thrive under the care of Course Manager Andy Wood, who oversaw their renovation. The latest upgrades will result in improved playing conditions and a more enjoyable experience for golf enthusiasts.
SEASON RECAP WITH CHEF PAUL FROGGATT
Chef Paul Froggatt and his culinary team at Kauri Cliffs have been exploring the local markets and finding some incredible seasonal produce that has inspired the team to create some truly remarkable dishes. From vibrant heirloom tomatoes to seasonal fruits and crisp greens, the chefs are always looking for ways to showcase the best that each season has to offer. The team’s commitment to creating exceptional culinary experiences enables them to push the boundaries of what is possible in the kitchen and share their passion for great food with all of their discerning guests.
THE FARM AT CAPE KIDNAPPERS,
Far out to the east of Hawke’s Bay wine country, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers sits atop rolling hills and rugged cliffs that give way to vast sea views and an ever-present horizon. Home to not only a lodge and spa, this unique property also boasts one of the world’s top golf courses, a sanctuary for some of New Zealand’s most precious flora and fauna, and a working farm. Warm and enveloping, Cape Kidnappers generous suites offer sumptuous comfort and awe-inspiring views in equal parts. Ranked as one of the top two hotels in New Zealand and Australia by Travel + Leisure, and within the top 20 hotels in the world by Conde Nast Traveller, Cape Kidnappers delivers stunning exclusive guest experiences including the Can-Am Farm Tour, Kiwi Discovery Walk, Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony and much more.
HAWKE’S BAY WINE REGION JOINING GWCGN
The Hawke’s Bay wine region, supported by the twin cities of Napier and Hastings, located on the stunning east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, has recently been welcomed into the esteemed Great Wine Capitals Global Network, joining other top wine regions such as Bordeaux, Cape Town, and San Francisco-Napa Valley. Joining the Great Wine Capitals Global Network is a significant milestone for the Hawke’s Bay wine region as it will undoubtedly elevate the region’s profile and reputation as a premium wine-producing area, attracting even more visitors to its exceptional wines, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture.
Spectacularly located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge offers luxury lodge accommodation in Queenstown and looks out to a mesmeriSing panorama of the big three; The Remarkables, Cecil and Walter Peak. Just seven minutes from bustling Queenstown, this is an alpine, lakeside retreat, nestled in one of the world’s most strikingly beautiful landscapes. With clean lines in glass, stone and timber, Matakauri’s own take on luxury is understated and welcoming; embracing guests and championing the mountainscape. Voted as one of the top three lodges in New Zealand and Australia, Matakauri is your ultimate sanctuary after a day spent atop mountains, exploring vast fjords, chasing thrills and simply discovering this unique region.
MATAKAURI LODGE INTRODUCES FLEXIBLE QUEENSTOWN DINING
New for the summer season of 2022/23, Matakauri Lodge’s unique and “flexible” dining option is well suited to longer staying guests and the curious culinarian. The savvy team of insiders have curated their most loved Queenstown dining experiences, and secured a limited number of tables for guests over the busy summer months. Guests may choose this seamless dining experience for one or all nights of their stay. Such evenings will begin in style at Matakauri Lodge for pre-dinner drinks and canapes, before being driven door to door to the restaurant. The lodge will also provide a voucher for return transport, allowing returns to be flexible and in a guest’s own time.