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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent campgrounds with clean facilities and very polite staff! With nice little areas to sit right on the lake with beautiful backdrop for an afternoon beverage! Has free wifi in the camplounge that when I went to use a large group of French friends made me feel uncomfortable so used our wifi in the juicy instead! All round excellent campground... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This place only accepts cash unless you want to pay extra charges to cards (the lady said). The lounge area was small but cosy, nice and warm with heaters. The kitchen was good, lots of pots and pans to use. Our cabin was small, the bed creaked a lot when you moved but there was a heater in there. However... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Possum Lodge was a lovely place to stay - set against bush and only a couple of minutes to the lake with the native birds sing all of the time. Our unit was clean, had a real cool 70's feel about it. Good base for trips to Milford and Te Anau. Would definitely stay again and I have told all... More 

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst we took trips to Doubtful Sound. Has a lot of character and accommodates tents, motorhomes, those who stay in cabins. On the lakefront with nice walks along the waterside. Easy walk to the departure point for Sound tours. Cost $35 a night for motorhome with power and 2 people. There is free wifi/internet... More 

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Meeniyan, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here at Possum Lodge. We camped in a tent which I'm not sure this ground normally accommodate. We were given a small plot outside the men's shower block which was a bit awkward. The facilities were terrific. Bathrooms clean and the whole space quite quirky. We also enjoyed the experience of paying $10 for a key... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Lovely lakeside camping spot within 10 minutes walking distance to real journeys ferry for trips on the lake then onto doubtful sound. Clean facilities but small would suggest early arrival around 2-4pm as gets very busy and we saw some people turned away at around 5.30 so be aware. 1 minute and you can sit by the lake and watch... More 

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We stayed in the motel, place was clean with full kitchen and bath, not bad for 2night stop over for our doubtful sound tour, only cons hot plate for cooking didn't work that well, wifi limited signal and hours and bath room door was too low hit my head a couple of times. Better than what I expected being out... More 

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Thank Jeff C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We camped here, two families in two motorhomes, with children aged 8 and 10, and this qwerky, eccentric campground turned out to be one of our favourites in the whole of South Island. The sites are a stone's throw from the lake, which the children loved, the sites are not as close to each other as in most commercial campgrounds,... More 

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Thank Gin C
Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

A lovely position on the edge of the lake and within walking distance of the jetty for tours of Doubtful Sound. What they don't tell you is that wifi is only available between 2 and 10pm and that there are no Dump facilities for grey water or anything else. Shower and loo blocks are adequate but dated. Does not live... More 

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Thank Gill W
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We booked a room here because it was the ONLY available room in the entire area. Our fault for booking so late. What a sh't hole! It's a hostel, you get a room, common showers, common kitchen, what a ZOO. This is what you're signing up for.

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Possum Lodge

Address: 13 Murrell Avenue | Lake Manapouri, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park
Number of rooms: 9
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