Accommodation at the Heartland Lodge - Mt Cook New Zealand


          Welcome to  Heartland Lodge to our lovely, large, comfortable, purpose-built homestay lodge in the heart of the beautiful and awesome Mackenzie country, renowned for its spectacular turquoise lakes and snow capped mountains. Twizel is an ideal stop-over between Christchurch and Queenstown and we are only 45 minutes from Mt Cook National park,which offers several spectacular walking tracks, as well as flight-seeing trips around Mt Cook.


one of the guest bedrooms -  Heartland Lodge, New Zealand
          Our aimis to make your stay with us as comfortable and relaxed as possible. Our upstairs smoke-free guest rooms offer beautiful views of the Southern Alps and are luxuriously appointed with king double or twin beds, electric blankets, feather duvets, and ensuites with spa baths and showers.


Heartland Lodge: bathroom in one of our guest rooms

We offer complimentary tea/coffee, laundry facilities and email, and are happy to help with forward bookings for accommodation or activities. Megan, our black labrador, will also extend a warm welcome.

a bedroom at the heartland lodge, Mt Cook, New Zealand
the lounge at the heartland lodge, Mt Cook, New Zealand
 Guests are invitedto join us for a complimentary pre-dinner drink before sharing a delicious 3 course dinner complemented by New Zealand wine (by prior arrangement) or dining at one of several nearby restaurants. A scrumptious breakfast is served at your convenience in either the dining room or out on the sunny patio.
Heartland Lodge: a typical table setting in the dining room
Dining Room at the heartland lodge - Mt Cook, New Zealand

The Kitchen at the Heartland Lodge - Mt COok, New Zealand


Our Details

Your hosts: Mary and Jim Powell
Address: "Heartland Lodge", 19 North West Arch, Twizel, New Zealand (see map)
Telephone: +64 3 435 0008 or 0800 164 666 (freephone within New Zealand)
Fax: +64 3 435 0387
Beds: 2 King Double or Twin (2 Bedrooms)
Bathrooms: 2 Ensuites
B&B (Full) Double $220, Single $150, Loft from $120, Dinner $45with wine. Credit cards accepted.
Nearest Town: Twizel - 15 minutes walk
         We also havea large self contained loft above our garage which can sleep up to 6 people - more if necessary. Own kitchen facilities, shower, toilet, laundry and wood fire to keep you warm and cosy in winter. "The Loft" is available for short or long term stays. Minimum charge $120.00 & $20.00 per extra person. All linen supplied.


Where to find us



From State Highway 8 (north of Twizel at bridge), turn into Glen Lyon Rd, then 2km to North West Arch on left, then approximately 1.2km to Heartland Lodge on left.


Destination kms time
Queenstown 210 3hrs
Mt Cook 63 45mins
Timaru 143 1hr50mins
Christchurch 270 4hrs


Map of Twizel showing location of Heartland Lodge