Experience tranquility and stunning mountain views at Matuka Lodge, Twizel, New Zealand Spend a night or two of luxury with us at Matuka Lodge; witness the staggering beauty of the Southern Alps, Lake Pukaki and the Twizel area. Explore the wonders of the World Heritage listed Mt Cook National Park. But you know what? Nothing beats just sitting back and taking in the view of the Southern Alps from your northfacing deck. Whatever your taste in activities, one thing we can guarantee: you won't want to leave.