TE WAONUI FOREST RETREAT, FRANZ JOSEF
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TE WAONUI FOREST RETREAT, FRANZ JOSEF

Set in a patch of native rainforest in Franz Josef, Te Waonu Forest Retreat brings you closer to nature and sustainable luxury on New Zealand’s South Island.
TE WAONUI FOREST RETREAT, FRANZ JOSEF, NEW ZEALAND

Environmental awareness meets complete comfort at this enticing eco-lodge. Great care has been taken to respect the natural environment, including the stunning surrounding rainforest which was carefully preserved during throughout the construction process. Inside, natural lighting and recycled local materials help Te Waoniu to feel very much a part of its surroundings.

The rooms make for charming sanctuaries with their ensuite bathrooms, plush bedding and private balconies opening onto the enchanting rainforest. In fact, the forest here is so dense that guests are afforded plenty of privacy. When not enjoying the great outdoors on rock climbing or kayaking excursions, Te Waonui is a great place to unwind and disconnect from the bustle of the modern world. Enjoy dining among the treetops at The Canopy Restaurant, lazing by the fire in the lounge bar, and soothing spa treatments enveloped by calming forest views.

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OVERVIEW

TE WAONUI FOREST RETREAT, FRANZ JOSEF, NEW ZEALAND

At a Glance

  • Eco-conscious retreat on New Zealand’s West Coast
  • Nestled amongst the beautiful native rainforest
  • Environmentally friendly design constructed from local, natural materials
  • 100 spacious rooms divided across four wings and linked by walkways
  • Comfortably appointed with natural wool carpets, organic cotton bedding and plush down duvets
  • Balconies with serene forest views
  • Ensuite bathrooms with heated floors
  • Diners are treated to sumptuous meals made from fresh South Island produce at The Canopy Restaurant

For Leisure and Pleasure

  • Gorgeous Amaia Luxury Spa with calming forest views
  • Sit by the fire in the cosy lounge bar
  • Scenic helicopter flights
  • Quad biking and mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Rafting and kayaking
  • Within walking distance of Glacier hot pools
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