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  • Rata Lodge is 15km west of Arthurs Pass village, nestled in bush at the foot of Mount Barron, Otira, in the heart of the Southern Alps. It was named after the masses of red rata that blooms in Otira valley during January-February.

  • We have magnificent panoramic mountain views and great walking with river access.

  • An excellent base for tramping / hiking / fishing / hunting.

  • Well suited to families, small groups and the solo flyer.

  • Short walk to glow worms.

  • Spacious and comfortable. Some food available to purchase.

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen and shared Lounge.

  • 1 x Shared, 2 x Double, 3 x Family/Group Rooms available.

  • 500m to Otira Stagecoach Hotel / postal services.

  • 800m to Train Station - to book Tranz Alpine ph 0800872467 (NZ), +64 4 495 0775 (outside NZ)

  • Daily bus services.

  • Westcoast Shuttle ph 03 768 0028

  • Atomic Shuttle 03 349 0697



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Talk To Our Friendly Hosts Gerard & Vikki O'Malley

03 73 82 822