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Your contact at Borland Lodge: Peter and Lynn Illingworth.
Contact number: +64 3 225 5464
Alternative contact number: +64

Address: 347 Borland Road

Postal address: RD2 Otautau

Directions: Borland Lodge is located 12 km off the Southern Scenic Route half way between Te Anau and Tuatapere. The turn off for Monowai is signposted.

Website: www.borlandlodge.co.nz

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Borland Lodge

Absorb the “Borland Experience” – After you have completed the great Fiordland walks, check out basing yourself at Borland Lodge. It offers all comforts of modern life but is remote enough to let you completely relax and explore the magnificent environment that is dominated by the lofty peaks of Fiordland. You will find a real adventure playground for all ages, interests and fitness levels.

Borland Lodge is situated right on the edge of Fiordland National Park and welcomes 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.


Adult                   $NZ 28.00
Child (5 to 15)   $NZ 17.00
(Children under 5 are free of charge.)

Double                  $NZ 73.00
Bechtels               $NZ 90.00
(self-contained unit)

- Explore the bush on the 2.2 km Borland Nature Walk or the Peninsula Lookout Walk at Lake Monowai.
- There are numerous tramping tracks and day walks such as the Green Lake, North Borland, South Borland Loop, Mt Burns, Eldrig Peak or Burnt Ridge Track.
- Mountain-bike the Borland Road to Borland Saddle (16 km) or continue into the Grebe Valley and down to South Arm on Lake Manapouri (42 km). During significant weather and in winter, the gate into the Fiordland National Park is locked.
- Kayak the Waiau River, Lake Monowai or on the nearby pond.
- The Blackmount Community Heated Pool is open from Labour Weekend to Easter.
- Lake Monowai has an open fishing season and can be enjoyed all year round. A boat launching ramp is sited at Lake Monowai Road end. Back country licenses are needed to fish in the Grebe Valley.
- Visit the Clifden Caves or arrange a visit to the Monowai Power Station.
- Enjoy the evening at the campfire (fire ban permitting).

- Kayaks with life jackets, helmets, spray skirts and paddles
- Archery equipment with bows, arrows, finger tabs, targets and target faces
- Tramping and Camping gear from tents, packs, bedrolls, to polypro tops and trousers

For all outdoor activities, it is advisable to get up-to-date information and maps from DOC Te Anau or Invercargill. We also recommend the following qualified Outdoor Instructors:

Blake Hanna – OUTDOOR INSTRUCTION 021 1634003
Email: outdoor.instruction@gmail.com
Website: http://www.outdoorinstruction.blogspot.com

Email: bruceconway@inspire.net.nz

Email: administration@adventuresouthland.com

Borland Lodge is run by the BORLAND LODGE ADVENTURE AND EDUCATION TRUST and is a New Zealand registered charitable trust.



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