Welcome To Dusky Lodge

Dusky Lodge located in Kaikoura is a great place to relax, unwind and take in the great views and spectacular sunsets from our extensive decks. Our environmental ethos is gaining traction we have solar power helping to run all our ensuite and ensuite family rooms along with a recycling system in place. We have the perfect set up for a family or group that is looking for budget accommodation while exploring the local region. In summer, soak up the sun at our resort style complex with a large saltwater outdoor heated pool and enjoy a choice of cuisine from our pool cafe with licensed bar. In winter, get cozy by the roaring fire, pick from our range of board games or relax in the spa. (Cafe closed summer 2022) Book direct with us to access student discounts, members of The Backpacker Group and Explore Our Backyard get special deals too. Dusky Lodge really is lodge quality at budget prices! We welcome all COVID vaccinated guests only. You can find out more info on the ABOUT page.

Here's what makes your stay with us so special

Our large saltwater heated pool and spa is the ideal way to keep the kids entertained or relax with a book. (cafe closed summer 2022)

We are the group specialists of Kaikoura. Sports teams, school groups, tourist groups, university groups you name it they have probably stayed with us.

Yes we are dog friendly. Conditions are; cute, cuddly and friendly, if so then they are welcome to stay and enjoy our guest relations manager George.

What our previous guests have said