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Lime Tree Lodge

Lime Tree Lodge

Lime Tree Lodge provides Qualmark 5-star luxury boutique accommodation for the discerning traveller, ideally suited to the keen angler and non-fishing partner. Experience authentic Southern hospitality and outdoor adventures with comfort, style and taste.

Lime Tree Lodge is renowned for its attentive service with down-to-earth Kiwi hosts, Pauline and John, providing special touches and making all your arrangements so your stay in this great region of New Zealand relaxed and memorable.

Hosts Pauline and John

Lime Tree Lodge

672 Ballantyne Road
Wanaka 9382

Contact details

Phone: +64 3 443 7305
Email: revive@limetreelodge.co.nz

Web: www.limetreelodge.co.nz

Please mention nzfishing.com when you make an enquiry or booking.

Local fishing waters

Local Otago fishing waters include:


Ahuriri River

Clutha River

Makarora River

Lake Wanaka

Lake Hawea

Some West Coast rivers are also in reach for a day or overnight trip.

Guided fishing Pauline and John recommend guided fishing with professional local guides Paul Macandrew or Ian Cole.

Lime Tree Lodge is set on a ten-acre estate just outside Lake Wanaka Lodge. It is marked on the upper Clutha River map.


Lime Tree Lodge offers:

  • Stylish lounge and dining area with an impressive open log schist fireplace
  • Complimentary digital TV, CD, DVD and book libraries
  • Guest laptop and unlimited wireless internet access
  • Complimentary tea and coffee, fresh fruit, home-baking and sparkling mineral water 
  • Vodka lime gimlets, made with New Zealand’s very own Broken Shed Vodka, for summer evening aperitifs
  • Swimming pool and spa pool
  • Petanque court, croquet lawn, pitch-and-putt golf course
  • Courtesy transfers into Wanaka (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm)
  • On-site helipad for direct access to the region's spectacular ski fields, glaciers and sounds

Swimming pol


The Lodge

The Lodge's rustic Central Otago exterior, featuring local schist stone, opens up into a modern and stylish interior, with no expense spared on making the surroundings comfortable for guests.



The Lodge offers four luxuriously-appointed en-suite guestrooms and two private suites, each with their own French doors that open out to an expansive veranda and gardens with magnificent views of the Southern Alps.

Each room is a restful haven with:

  • Fresh flowers, bathrobes and slippers
  • Heated floors
  • King or super-king size beds clad in crisp cotton and designer linens
  • Quality 'lime-infused' Linden Leaves toiletries 
  • Garden access and garden furniture

Linden suite

The Linden Suite

Blak Peak suite

The Back Peak suite

Food and wine
  • Enjoy hearty breakfasts including fresh fruit; home-bottled stone-fruits, home-made muesli, marmalade chutneys and preserves; local honey, bacon, gourmet sausages and free range eggs from their own hens; freshly ground plunger or espresso coffee and an extensive range of Harney & Sons Fine Teas.
  • Complimentary aperitifs, including hand-made cheeses, home-made pates and local delicacies such as whitebait fritters, local river salmon and Bluff oysters
  • Fine central Otago wines and the Lodge's own Vodka lime gimlets, made with freshly squeezed lime juice.
  • Delectable dinners prepared by professional chef
Tariff and reservations as of 1 April 2018

Room rates range from $395 to $595 a night (including GST) and include:

  • A freshly-prepared breakfast
  • Complimentary aperitifs in the evening
  • All day tea and coffee, home-baking and fresh fruit; mineral water and chocolates
  • Courtesy transfers into Wanaka

3-course dinner: $150 per person including wine: Note: must be booked with minimum 24 hours notice

Lime Tree Lodge also offers a range of winter packages and specials.

Check availability and make an online reservation.



Check-in is 3:00 pm. Check out is 10:00 am.

To confirm your reservation, a deposit of 25% of the total stay, secured by a credit card, is required. The balance is due on check-out, together with any other sundries.

VISA, AMEX and Mastercard are accepted.

Cancellation policy

In the event that a cancelled booking cannot be replaced, the following applies:

  • 25% of the total cost will be charged if the booking is cancelled within 30 days of arrival.
  • 100% will be charged if the cancellation is received within 14 days or for non-arrival
Wanaka activities

A wide range of attractions and adventure sports are all within easy reach of Wanaka with all arrangements and reservations made for you.

  • Fly fishing, lake fishing and drift fishing
  • Take a scenic cruise on the lake
  • Sample locally made wines
  • Mountain biking, hiking and climbing in the hills and mountains surrounding Wanaka
  • Scenic flights and helicopter tours
  • Skiing and snowboarding



Trip Advisor


"We've stayed in lots of great hotels and lodges over the years but the Lime Tree Lodge in Wanaka has to be one of my favorites"

"This is the 3rd year in a row that I have stayed at Lime Tree Lodge and it's the same familiar NZ hospitality, delicious breakfast, evening cheese platter & wine by the log fire that keep drawing me back to this wonderful lodge."Jason, Australia.

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Your hosts John and Pauline





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