Last Light Lodge

The Last Light Lodge provides backpacker accommodation, cabins, tent & camper van sites. Pop into the Last Light Cafe for great food, fabulous coffee and even better cake. Located on the Southern Scenic Route.

Per night
$15 - $56

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Tuatapere is the last town in New Zealand where you can see the setting sun. Next-door to Fiordland with the Southern Ocean on our doorstep and the penguins of Antarctica our neighbours, we really can offer the true remote kiwi experience.

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The Last Light Lodge offers warm and cosy cabins, backpacker accommodation, tent and camper van sites. Shower and laundromat facilities are also available for passing visitors. While you are here, say hello to our flock of friendly chickens, or pop over to our veggie patch and help out with a spot of weeding.

The Last Light Cafe serves a tasty range of home-cooked food as well as great coffee and the best cake this side of the Waiau River. Settle down and watch the sun set in our corner of paradise.


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Physical address

Last Light Lodge, 2 Clifden Highway, Tuatapere, Southland, 9620, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dinner
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Waste Station
Proximity to airport:
1hr Invercargill airport; 2hrs Queenstown airport
Proximity to town:
In Tuatapere town
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $15.00 - $56.00

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES

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