Rata Lodge Accommodation
  • 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.

  • 3 x Double Rooms available, 2 of which are able to sleep 3 people.

  • 500m to Otira Stagecoach Hotel / postal services.

  • 800m to Train Station - to book Tranz Alpine ph 0800872467 (NZ), +64 4 495 0775 (outside NZ)
    Note that train does not currently stop in Otira, only Arthur's pass village. We suggest hitch hiking or pick up by Rata lodge POA

  • Daily bus services.

  • East/West Coaches: ph 027 201 8825


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