Upper Lodge

The Upper Lodge was orginally established to accommodate large shearing gangs who stay over night at this remote location. Being built for the reason means it is ideally suited for large groups as it has large kitchen, lounge and bathroom areas. It can sleep up to 19 people and you are able to book a room in the lodge and share the facilities or book out the whole building for your group.

It is set up for self catering with a fully equipped kitchen all you need to do it bring your own bedding (or you can hire this from us) towels and food!! A perfect base to access so many areas whether it be to relax, walk, tramp, hunt, ski, fish or boating on Lake Coleridge.

General Info

  • Sleeps 19 people – extra mattresses available
  • 6 shared bathroom bedrooms
  • Bathroom area has 2 Showers, 2 toilets & 3 hand basins
  • A washing machine and tub
  • Log burner and wood supplied as well as oil heaters in each bedroom
  • Television with freeview
  • Fully equipped kitchen with 2 ovens, microwave, 2 fridge/freezer’s
  • BYO bedding and towels or hire from us (pillows are provided on all beds)

Room Configuration – 6 Rooms

Room 1 —-1 double bed+ 1 single bed

Room 2 —-1 double bed + 1 single bed

Room 3 —-1 double bed + 1 single bed

Room 4 —-2 single beds

Room 5 —-1 double bed + 1 single bed

Room 6 —-1 single + 2 bunk beds


$25 per person per night

plus an additional charge of $20 per bed for bedding (incl sheets+duvet) and towel hire (if required)

Childrens prices: 0-3 years free, 4-12 years 1/2 price

Groups of 10 people or more would have exclusive use of the building (see below)

Groups of 9 people and under would have their own room but would share the kitchen, lounge & bathroom facilities with any other guests booked for the same time.

Alternatively you are able to book out the whole lodge exclusively for $250 per night for the first 10 people, plus $25 for any additional person.

Things provided in the lodge are pillows on all beds, tea, coffee, sugar, dishwashing liquid, tea towels, dish clothes, toilet paper, bath mats, hand towels, rubbish bags all kitchen utensils, plates and pots & pans etc. 

Cancellation Policy – If booking is cancelled within 30 days of your arrival a $50 charge will apply unless accommodation is re booked for an alternative date.  If you fail to arrive for your booking the entire amount of your stay will apply.


Please note the Upper Lodge is unavailable during the months of September and October due to annual shearing.


  • Glenthorne Station is a working station we cannot allow you to bring your pets
  • Insect repellent is essential in the summer months
  • Because of the remote nature of the lodge it would be best to fuel up your vehicle before travelling into Glenthorne
  • Nearest petrol station Windwhistle (not open weekends) and Springfield
  • Nearest shops Darfield or Methven
  • No cell phone coverage