Twizel, Mackenzie District

Pukaki Air Lodge


Hours: 7am to10pm

Pukaki Air Lodge sits at the Southern end of Pukaki Airport, just 3km from Twizel, offering stunning uninterrupted views of Mt Cook, and wide-open spaces of the Mackenzie basin. Pukaki Air Lodge offers superior accommodation, purpose built, to cater for Alps 2 Ocean cyclists and aviation enthusiasts. The lodge provides 6 ensuite rooms, ample storage for bikes and planes and onsite Laundry. Complimentary shuttle to Twizel or rental car options are available from the Lodge

The Lodge is 500m from the end of Pukaki Flats section of the Cycle Trail, with an off-road track on the inside of the airfield, taking you directly to the Lodge.

The airfield operates daytime hours only, with enough aircraft to provide interest, leaving intact, the serenity of the night.

The Lodge comprises 5 Superior en-suite rooms, with a King bed plus single on request: All with a maximum 2 persons.

We also have one large 70m2 accessible unit, with an accessible bathroom, 1 King bed, 2 single beds. Maximum 4 persons.

All rooms have 52inch Smart TV, hairdryer, free wi-fi. All linen and towel are supplied.

The lodge comprises a spacious fully equipped guest kitchen/dining room, upstairs guest lounge, outdoor patio/ BBQ, making this a fabulous facility for groups of up to 10.

Laundry and secure bike storage are available on site. Your bikes get to hang out in the hangar with the very cool Chinese CJ6 Nanchang flying machine that the Mary and Grant spent 20 years restoring. Our guests can view the Nanchang or take a joy ride/scenic flight on a cost share basis if they wish. This is only available to guests who stay at Pukaki Air Lodge and is not available to the general public.

Included: Complimentary continental breakfast plus eggs (self-cook)
Complimentary shuttle to/from Twizel for restaurant dinner and/or food and drink supplies.

Map & Directions

10 Avro Ave Pukaki Airport Canterbury 7999


The Pukaki Air Lodge is located just 3km from Twizel town centre and is located at Pukaki Airport. Cyclists access the lodge by cycling on the track on the inside of the airfield at the end of the Pukaki flats section of the trail. Drivers will find the lodge by entering the Pukaki Airport entrance and turning right. We are the southernmost building on the Airport. Arriving by bike, on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail skirts around the end of the airstrip, so from that point you are only 500m from your accommodation. There is a track on the inside of the airfield which takes you directly to the lodge so there is no need to ride on the road.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations can be made up until 1 day (24 hours) prior to arrival without charge. However any cancellations within 24 hours of arrival will incur a cancellation fee equivalent to 100% of the intended stay.
Any no-show reservations will be charged 100% of the cost of the intended stay.

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