The harsh and hauntingly beautiful landscapes of the Southern Alps will take your breath away. Mt Potts Lodge is nestled close to the rugged Potts Range at the headwaters of the Rangitata River in Canterbury and made world-famous as the backdrop to ‘Edoras’ in the Lord of the Rings films. Edoras, the fortress city of the Rohan people, found its home among the wild, rocky tussock terrain on Mount Sunday, at Mount Potts Station. Take a breath, take refuge, soak in the scenery and replenish your soul.

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Mt Potts Station is an impressive property in the upper Rangitata River. The area is becoming increasingly popular as a tourism destination and we are making steady developments to ensure your time here with us is as unforgettable as the scenery. Travel the inland roads from Christchurch or Ashburton through the Canterbury plains, the largest area of flat land in New Zealand. Dwarfed by the huge Southern Alps is Methven, a popular winter resort and gateway to nearby Mount Hutt ski field.



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Early Monday morning we had a Power Outage, just us locals affected, no guests, extreme cold and debris had made its way into the bell housing connecting the new feeder pipe from the ponds to he old steel pipes to the header tank, 7 hr job is icy and freezing conditions, Matt and I cleared the jammed log, powered restored to Lodge and Farm again yippee. ... See MoreSee Less

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Matt MittelstadtGlad you're back up and running :) Wish I was back there!3 weeks ago   ·  1
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Mt Potts Lodge, Accommodation and Events CentreWe always get things fixed though, you become very self sufficient up here.3 weeks ago

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Ann BegbiePity it is so fast. Hard to see where the photos are, even!1 month ago
Mt Potts Lodge, Accommodation and Events CentreAds are expensive for air time, so probably limited by that, but maybe a show on Country Calendar one day, like Erewhon eh, lol.1 month ago
Rosalie ArdaghLove to you all. Hope you are having a great winter. Excellent add so realistic. All the best rosalie1 month ago   ·  1
Mt Potts Lodge, Accommodation and Events CentreWell the add was live on TV over the weekend and looked great, keep an eye out..2 weeks ago   ·  1

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