Wondering why you should visit the West Coast? October 2013 Lonely Planet’s latest New Zealand edition has voted The West Coast of the South Island as one of the top 10 places to visit in the world – surely that is reason enough! And when you come, our luxury B&B accommodation is ready to welcome you.
Rediscover the natural world in this private 20-hectare oasis, ideal for a romantic getaway or a restorative weekend. Indulge in a holistic massage, soak in the outdoor Spa high above a river valley cascading through native forest to the ocean. It’s a luxury Punakaiki accommodation in heartland wilderness, yet easily accessible by air or road, only 2km from State Highway 6 and 20 minutes from Westport and the famous Punakaiki Pancake Rocks… but it feels a lifetime away.
The whiff of fresh baked bread, homemade conserves, real espresso, our own organic fruit and produce: breakfasts at Birds Ferry Lodge are legendary, and included in your tariff.
Complete the day with superb cuisine and wines hosted at the Lodge, or delivered to the self-contained Ferryman’s Cottage as a breathtaking sunset gives way to the absolute quiet of evening. You’ll sleep as never before in luxury linen, and wake to the bellbird’s song and if you are very lucky a Kiwi!
Venture out to explore a wild landscape steeped in Maori and European history, or curl up by the fire with a book and a glass of wine, to the sigh of the ocean. No live television, no landline, no clocks, but with many small luxuries and a commitment to the environment, it’s the perfect retreat for indulgent relaxation. Explore on your own or ask us to create a personalised package including private transfers. Let us pamper you at Birds Ferry Lodge.
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