Borland Lodge is situated at the gateway to Fiordland National Park in southern New Zealand - a World Heritage area. It is just off the Southern Scenic Route, between Lake Manapouri and Lake Monowai, south of Te Anau.
We welcome individuals, families and groups of up to 150 people. We offer accommodation in chalets and rooms which sleep 5 (2 bunks and 1 single bed). We also have chalets with double beds as well as 2 self-contained cottages. All beds come with fitted sheets and pillows. There are two large kitchen/dining/lounge areas and two ablution blocks. Both kitchens are fully equipped with two new commercial ovens in each, walk-in chillers and chest freezers. The Kershaw Lounge has got a TV and video player. In the ECO-Centre, you will find a bird display and interpretative panels as well as a climbing wall.
We have short walks in the vicinity of the Lodge and along the shore of Lake Monowai including the popular Nature Walk – a 30 minute self-guided walk starting at the Lodge. The historic Monowai Power Station is a few minutes drive and the Borland Road takes you up to Borland Saddle for spectacular views of Fiordland National Park. One of the attractions to the Borland area is its natural history. Plants and animals, protected by the Fiordland National Park and the access road to Borland saddle. The Clifden Caves, 30 minutes drive from Borland, is popular with school groups. Your hour underground introduces all the elements that make caves exciting.
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