The Abel Tasman National Park located in Golden bay, just outside of Nelson city, is the premium National Park in New Zealand and is the best coastal walk in New Zealand. Awaroa Lodge is a four star wilderness lodge set in the midst of the ABEL TASMAN National Park and is the sole provider of luxury accommodation within the middle of the park.
Discover a perfect balance of natural comfort and contemporary style, welcoming hospitality and creative organic cuisine. The Lodge has 26 villa rooms, a large restaurant, a fully licensed bar, and a conference venue surrounded by native bush, a short walk from the famous Awaroa beach. Awaroa Lodge has a 3 star Qualmark status and the Green Globe benchmark status. We are an acclaimed business practice in the New Zealand tourism landscape: Innovation in Eco Tourism, New Zealand Tourism Awards 2005, Best Marketed Hotel, HANZ Awards of Excellence 2005 Finalist, Top Three Hotels in New Zealand, Hotelclub Awards 2006.
The main activities are tramping the bush, visiting the Awaroa Wetlands, Sea kayaking off the beach, beach and estuary walks, freedom kayaking the estuary, or just plain relaxing at the Lodge or on the beach of golden sands and turquioise waters.
A combination of incredible scenery, warm friendly service, great local food and drink and a restful nights' sleep!