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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A fantastic write up of a fantastic weekend, we were so happy to have the incredible families from Parent2Parent join us for this weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tanya GriffinAwesome write up!7 days ago   ·  1
Matthew GriffinWell done cav and abbey .all your hardwork paid off with a fantastic day .6 days ago
Charlotte CruiseGreat job guys!6 days ago   ·  1
Emma BuckleyAwesome Team! Nice work 😃6 days ago   ·  1

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Sorry guys the bar is closed to the public this evening due to us having our charity day. We will be back up and running next week. We hope to see you all then. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sharon McLachlanI just want to say a HUGE thanks to Abby, Cavan and the rest of the team at Mt Potts for hosting us over the weekend (also face painter,music ladies and those who contributed to the BBQ) for all their time, effort and resources to make it a really special time away. It was really relaxed and every need had been thought of to make it a really special time with the kids. The weather was as spectacular as the scenery, we will definately venture back again, Thanks Heaps, Sharon.2 weeks ago   ·  1
Tracey Marie GaskellThanks guys for a truly amazing experience, the kids had so much fun exploring the lodge and the surrounding area...everyone was so lovely and warm, something that both myself and the kids will treasure. The pond area kept several children entertained for hours...thanks again for the amazing generosity2 weeks ago   ·  1
Mt Potts Lodge, Accommodation and Events CentreIt was very much our pleasure to be able to host this fantastic day it was really fantastic. If anyone has any pictures of the day we would love them to be emailed to us at days ago

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A massive thank-you to the lovely Ken Anderson, who so very kindly donated 40 burgers for our charity day next weekend.

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Laura LightfootThanks so much ... they were delicious!2 weeks ago
Ken AndersonMy pleasure - as a regular visitor to the area i was glad to give something back in return ;)2 weeks ago   ·  1

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What a great day! Perfect weather to sit and have a beer on the decking, 5-9pm. Come and say Hello! ... See MoreSee Less

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Ann BegbieBeautiful picture! I did a painting,(Methven Summer School) 4 years ago, from very close to there, but it was awful Nor-Wester so we had to go to the shearing shed to finish from photos. We were guided over to Mt Sunday on the last day, but too rainy & windy to go up!! Your photo is much nicer.4 weeks ago   ·  1
Janine HollandHope to this weekend!4 weeks ago   ·  1
Ally HammondRu headin to Potts luv kids r up lake today4 weeks ago   ·  1

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Weather warnings = Mulled wine and a roaring fire. #mtpottslodge #mtpotts ... See MoreSee Less

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JohnLee WoodSpent many a night around this with a bottle of port1 month ago   ·  2
Plute Collinsthey are bloody great1 month ago   ·  1
Pauline HaddrellWhat's happened to your Summer ? Looking lovely and cosy xx1 month ago   ·  1

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