Porters Lodge


5 from 2 users


Porters Ski Area Road, Selwyn District, South Island

(03) 318 4011





Porters Lodge has comfortable, bunk-style family accommodation set against a beautiful mountain backdrop. We have a fully licenced bar with the best craft beer selection in Castle Hill and serve freshly cooked hot meals and snacks in the restaurant. We are nestled at the base of Porters Ski Area in the Craigieburn range, so perfectly located whether you're here for the skiing, biking, hiking, the stunning views or simply passing by. Drop in and say hello, enjoy a bite to eat and a cold drink, or maybe an awesome Underground Coffee to go to get you back on the road! Porters Lodge can host self-contained campervans or mobile homes with the addition of four powered sites and we can also host unpowered sleeper vans, and these can be booked online. Guests in campervans can use the Lodge's shower & bathroom facilities, WiFi, as well as get hot meals and drinks from Bar & Restaurant. There is a strict limit on the number of overnight campervans, so booking is recommended. Spaces will otherwise be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The Porters Lodge is powered during the day by a generator with backup storage batteries providing 24/7 power, however we cannot support high wattage electric heating on the powered sites. Be aware that the nearest dump stations are at Arthurs Pass 68km to the West or Springfield 27km to the East so consider this before you come on to the Mountain.

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Lat: -43.275784 Lng: 171.66316

User Reviews



Awesome mountain biking right from the lodge door. Great food and everything was clean and friendly team. Views out of this world...highly recommend.



The drive here was a sight by itself with all the beautiful views. The lodge is very cosy and the owner gave us a very warm welcome. We were camping with the car and had beautiful views all around. Feels like a home away from home with a great host, delicious food and good (and clean) facilities (shower, toilet etc.) Would highly recommend this establishment! Fyi: the camping ground has a gravel surface so no tents.


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