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  • Mid Winter Fest - Accommodation and all events package
    Friday 19 - Sunday 21 June 2020

    Includes:
    2 nights accommodation for 2 people in a one bedroom Luxury Moraine Villa
    Breakfast provisions
    Entry to all Mid Winter Fest events
    2 x one hour relaxation massages.

    Mid Winter Fest events include:

    Friday 19 June 2020
    Join us for Moraine Lodge for a carefully curated seven course degustation menu prepared by the Lodge chefs.
    Includes: A glass of bubbles on arrival, 7 course degustation dinner.

    Saturday 20 June 2020
    Celebrate mid-winter with fine food and foot tapping music from Brad Staley.
    Includes: mulled wine on arrival, 2 course dinner, live music

    Cash and eftpos bar available at events
    NZ$ 1,995.00
  • Mid Winter Fest - 7 Course Degustation Dinner - Friday 19 June
    Friday 19 June 2020

    Join us for Moraine Lodge for a carefully curated seven course degustation menu prepared by the Lodge chefs.

    Includes: A glass of bubbles on arrival, 7 course degustation dinner.

    Cash and eftpos bar available
    NZ$ 150.00
  • Mid Winter Fest - Dinner and Dance - Saturday 20 June
    Saturday 20 June 2020

    Celebrate mid-winter with fine food and foot tapping music from Brad Staley.

    Includes: mulled wine on arrival, 2 course dinner, live music

    Cash and eftpos bar available
    NZ$ 75.00
  • Supper Club - Wild Food Night
    Friday 3 July 2020 - 6.30pm

    Includes:
    A welcome glass of mulled wine
    3 course wild food menu

    Cash and eftpos bar available
    NZ$ 95.00
  • Matariki Fest - All Events Package
    Matariki Fest - 17 – 19 July 2020

    Friday 17 July 2020

    6.30pm Chefs Choice Dinner with Mark Gee and Deep Space Astrophotography Workshop
    • Dine with Mark Gee at Moraine Lodge, followed by deep space astrophotography workshop at Pukaki Observatory where Mark will show how to take photos of objects such as the Orion Nebula through the observatory telescope (example image attached)
    • Includes: Nibbles and 2 course dinner prepared by our chefs Tom and Rafa, Public session, max numbers 12

    Saturday 18 July 2020

    10.30 – 2.00pm Puaka-Matariki – Our Southern Stars or A Celebration of our Southern Stars
    • Maori perspectives on Astronomy
    • Fork and Walk Lunch
    • Mark Gee workshop
    • Public Session, max numbers 120

    7pm – 10.30pm Astrophotography workshop
    • Astrophotography workshop with Mark Gee, hands on.
    • Nibbles included
    • Cash / eftpos bar available.
    • Max numbers 40

    Sunday 19 July 2020
    Guest check out at 11am for those accommodating at the Retreat.

    NOTE: accommodation not included and needs to be booked separately.
    Programme subject to change
    NZ$ 220.00
  • Matariki Fest - Chefs Choice Dinner and Deep Space Astrophotography wtih Mark Gee
    Friday 17 July 2020

    6.30pm Chefs Choice Dinner with Mark Gee and Deep Space Astrophography Workshop
    • Dine with Mark Gee at Moraine Lodge, followed by deep space astrophotography workshop at Pukaki Observatory where Mark will show how to take photos of objects such as the Orion Nebula through the observatory telescope (example image attached)
    • Includes: Nibbles and 2 course dinner prepared by our chefs Tom and Rafa, Public session, max numbers 12
    NZ$ 120.00
  • Matariki Fest:  Puaka-Matariki – Our Southern Stars or A Celebration of our Southern Stars
    Saturday 18 July 2020

    10.30 – 2.00pm Workshop and fork and walk lunch
    • Maori perspectives on Astronomy
    • Fork and Walk Lunch
    • Mark Gee workshop
    • Public Session, max numbers 120
    NZ$ 65.00
  • MAtariki Fest - Astrophotography Workshop
    Saturday 18 July 2020 - 7pm – 10.30pm

    • Astrophotography workshop with Mark Gee, hands on.
    • Nibbles included
    • Cash / eftpos bar available.
    • Max numbers 40
    NZ$ 45.00
  • Expanding Bubbles - How to build your dream
    Friday 31 July 2020 at 6.30pm

    Network with fellow industry peeps at Moraine Lodge. Hear from local industry leaders on their experience of building their dream.

    Entry by donation for the Twizel Cancer Society

    Cash and eftpos bar available
  • Suppper Club - Whisky Masterclass
    Friday 7 August 2020 - 6.30pm

    Whisky lovers unite! Our Whisky Masterclass is a collaboration between Chef Tom and Whisky Galore.

    Whisky Galore is New Zealand's premier supplier of single malts and Scotch blended whiskies and is a family owned and operated business situated in the heart of Christchurch, New Zealand. Established in 1993 by Michael and Stella Fraser Milne, they are a team of Scots and Kiwis who are passionate about all things whisky!

    What a night it will be!

    Includes:
    4 courses of Toms cuisine matched with 4 whiskies chosen by Whisky Galore.
    A welcome dram on arrival and a social dram after dinner.

    Cash and eftpos bar available
    NZ$ 115.00
  • Supper Club - A Taste of Italy
    Friday 4 September 2020 - 6.30pm

    Experience authentic Italian cuisine prepared by the lodge chefs. Take time in to graze in good companionship over il primo, il secondo served together with il contorno, fruit, dessert and coffee.

    Includes:
    A glass of beer, wine or juice on arrival
    A traditional Italian menu
    NZ$ 95.00
  • Pukaki Observatory - Chefs Choice & Stargazing
    A special event for foodies who love fresh and innovative cuisine. You will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival, followed by the Chefs Choice 3 course meal served at Moraine Lodge. As the sky darkens, we move to Pukaki Wine Cellar Observatory for a fun and informative stargazing experience.

    Ideal for groups of 6-10 people. Transport to the Retreat can be arranged.

    Valid: 15th March - 1 August 2020.

    $150 per person (value $215 per person) Minimum charge - 6 people.

    Stargazing is weather dependent. If the conditions are not suitable for stargazing, the night will proceed with dinner ($90 per person).

    Onsite accommodation available in conjunction with this event.
    NZ$ 150.00
  • Pukaki Observatory - Stargazing Experience
    Join us for a unique dark sky experience in the Pukaki Observatory and adjoining wine cellar. Starting in the wine cellar you will be treated to nibble and a glass of wine or tot of whisky from our curated collection whilst being introduced to the Dark Sky Reserve features. Then moving through to the Observatory, which is well equipped with a 6" refractor telescope, where you can take a closer look at far away objects such as Saturn, Jupiter and its moons, clusters, nebula and planets. Bring your DSLR Canon or Nikon camera for some amazing astrophotography opportunities. The Retreat and onsite Pukaki Observatory is perfectly located to explore one of the darkest skies in the world. This is a stellar experience and is a unique opportunity to stargaze in the gold level Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.

    Includes:
    Nibble and a glass of wine or tot of whisky
    Stargazing experience

    Minimum charge - 4 persons
    NZ$ 120.00
  • Pukaki Observatory - Whisky Gin & Stargazing
    A heavenly combination of tastes and experiences at the Pukaki Wine Cellar Observatory. Join us just before sunset over Lake Pukaki and view the night sky as the stars emerge. 3 course chefs choice 'walk and talk' meal including a glass of wine or a dram of whisky. Taste from our finely curated collection of whisky, gin and wines in the cellar (not included in price, tasting size can be purchased).

    Includes:
    3 course chefs choice 'walk and talk' meal
    A glass of wine or a dram of whisky.

    Transport to the Retreat can be arranged.

    Valid: 15th March - 1 August 2020.

    $150 per person (value $ 215 per person).

    Stargazing is weather dependent. If the conditions are not suitable for stargazing, the night will proceed with chefs choice dinner ($90 per person).

    Onsite accommodation available in conjunction with this event.
    NZ$ 150.00
  • Mini Wellness Booster - PURCHASE 6 WEEK PROGRAMME
    Join us for your weekly shot of rejuvenation!

    Sessions start at 9.30am, Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat

    Inviting everyone, from beginners to seasoned yogis, to join us as we breathe and move with awareness through a gentle and invigorating morning yoga session.

    This 6 weeks of yoga is designed to
    - wake up the body and mind out of lockdown mode!
    - bring suppleness and integrity to our joints and muscles
    - reinvigorate our organs, strengthen our immune system, especially as we move into winter....nourishing the heart, lungs, liver and kidneys
    - deepen our inner peace and insight potential

    We'll get back to basics in week one and slowly add a little more complexity over the six weeks. 'Yoga Only' and Six Week discounts available

    Includes:
    - Entry to six week programme
    - Each session has one hour yoga session with Madhuri Yoga followed by a light healthful brunch prepared by the Retreat's chefs.

    DATES: Sessions on Saturday mornings and start at 9.30am.
    - 23rd May 2020
    - 6th June 2020
    - 13 June 2020
    - 20 June 2020
    - 27 June 2020
    - 4 July 2020
    NZ$ 195.00
  • Mini Wellness Booster - HALF DAY SESSION ticket
    Join us for your weekly shot of rejuvenation!

    Starts at 9.30am at Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat.

    Inviting everyone, from beginners to seasoned yogis, to join us as we breathe and move with awareness through a gentle and invigorating morning yoga session.

    This 6 weeks of yoga is designed to
    - wake up the body and mind out of lockdown mode!
    - bring suppleness and integrity to our joints and muscles
    - reinvigorate our organs, strengthen our immune system, especially as we move into winter....nourishing the heart, lungs, liver and kidneys
    - deepen our inner peace and insight potential

    We'll get back to basics in week one and slowly add a little more complexity over the six weeks. 'Yoga Only' and Six Week discounts available

    Includes:
    - Entry to one session
    - One hour yoga session with Madhuri Yoga
    - Light healthful brunch prepared by the Retreat's chefs.

    DATES: Sessions on Saturday mornings and start at 9.30am.
    - 23rd May 2020
    - 6th June 2020
    - 13 June 2020
    - 20 June 2020
    - 27 June 2020
    - 4 July 2020
    NZ$ 35.00
  • Mini Wellness Booster - YOGA ONLY
    Join us for your weekly shot of rejuvenation!

    Session starts at 9.30am at Moraine Lodge, Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat

    Inviting everyone, from beginners to seasoned yogis, to join us as we breathe and move with awareness through a gentle and invigorating morning yoga session.

    This 6 weeks of yoga is designed to
    - wake up the body and mind out of lockdown mode!
    - bring suppleness and integrity to our joints and muscles
    - reinvigorate our organs, strengthen our immune system, especially as we move into winter....nourishing the heart, lungs, liver and kidneys
    - deepen our inner peace and insight potential

    We'll get back to basics in week one and slowly add a little more complexity over the six weeks.

    Includes: Single session entry to one hour yoga session with Madhuri Yoga

    DATES: Sessions on Saturday mornings and start at 9.30am.
    - 23rd May 2020
    - 6th June 2020
    - 13 June 2020
    - 20 June 2020
    - 27 June 2020
    - 4 July 2020
    NZ$ 15.00