- Nestled in 2,500 acres of 800-year old native forest, Treetops Lodge & Estate is a uniquely New Zealand experience. This wildlife sanctuary and retreat is nestled within breath taking terrain, offering outdoor activities centered around seven streams, four lakes, and over 43 miles of adventure trails.
- Located 20 minutes from the Maori heartland Rotorua, experience Signature Treetops Experiences; the Maori Food Trail, Wild Food Cooking Class, Estate to Plate Safari, 5-Star Kids Program and the Spa that combines traditional therapies with unique indigenous and therapeutic Maori treatments.
- Treetops provide adventure for the whole family: junior cooking classes, photography 4WD safaris, helicopter tours, Maori poi making and flax weaving, as well as trout fishing, mountain biking, hiking to spectacular waterfalls and active volcanoes and exclusive use at the nearby Jack Nicklaus designed Kinloch Golf Course.
- The private cottages in the woods are styled to reflect the stunning native forest surrounds.
- Cuisine is a real highlight of any stay at Treetops – try and enjoy a meal at the chef’s table one evening.
- The owners and rangers are passionate about their environment, be sure to explore the forest with an expert guide.
- A sanctuary within 2,500 acres of secluded native forest and game reserve, the luxury Treetops Lodge has seven trout streams.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Don your waders, tie your flies, and find the perfect spot to set your hook. Prepare for victory and eradicate that niggling tale of the one that got away with an amazing day of premier fishing in the pristine waters of the estate. Enjoy beautiful scenic vistas and crystal-clear waters and enjoy some of the best brown and rainbow trout fishing in the world, regardless of season.
Seek adventure, test your skill, and take on the challenge of hunting wild game in its natural habitat. Let the thrill of the hunt overtake you as you stalk your prey through the pristine wilderness and expansive grounds of the estate. Explore a plethora of wildlife and game species, test your expertise, and take home stories that will only become more cherished in the retelling.
Head out to the back-country and discover remote spots and best kept secrets. Take off and discover some of the area’s most isolated and unspoilt fishing hotspots… or head to the coast and experience the tang of salt and spray as you cast your line. Either way enjoy world-class fishing that will ensure an experience that is a great catch, regardless of what you bring home.
Hit the trails, explore the countryside, and witness as the wonders of nature unfold. Experience everything the estate has to offer… up close and personal and at your own pace. Let nature welcome you back into her welcoming embrace, return to the land, and reforge connections, making new companions and reacquainting with old friends… both large and small.
Feel the exhilaration as golden rays of sunshine kiss your skin and an errant breeze caresses the contours of your face as you head out for adventure. Explore the well-worn trails and favoured hot spots, or venture farther afield and investigate the recesses and farthest reaches of the estate. Scout the tracks of wildlife. Reconnoitre. Yield to curiosity.
Move with the sway of the horse beneath you as you leisurely make your way through the wilderness; smell the loamy perfume of the earth and the familiar scent of grass warmed by the sun; listen to the chirp of a sparrow resound through a distant meadow; delight as a timid deer wanders across the trail ahead. Experience the estate from a new perspective with a horseback ride and picnic on the plateau.
Venture out deep into the heart of the estate and discover the wonders that await. Meander through quiet valleys and lush grassland and glimpse wild creatures in their natural habitat… up close and personal. Discover the enduring abundance of the estate and reaffirm your connection with the land. Absorb. Understand.
Follow the lilting song of the lively Tui through the trees, investigate the rustle of leaves and play hide and seek with a curious rabbit, or catch a glimpse of movement and behold the majesty as wild deer pass through a sunlit glade. Set off for an enchanting and educational romp through the forests and bush in search of native flora and plentiful wildlife.
Usher in the calm of evening as the sun sets and dusk settles over the estate and witness an event full of magic and wonder. Meander down the short path lush with native bush as curiosity swells and the glimmer of light beckons you on. Peek into the shallow grotto and enjoy nature’s magical display surrounded by the quiet murmur of the falls.
Enter the world of Tolkien and discover the magical setting made famous by The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit. Once quoted by Peter Jackson as being ‘a slice of ancient England’, discover the hobbit holes on a guided tour of the movie set.
Nestled in 2500 acres of 800 year old native forest, Treetops Lodge & Estate is a lifelong dream realized by owner and passionate naturalist, John Sax. The uniquely New Zealand experience is a sanctuary and retreat of breathtaking terrain, offering superior accommodation and adventure. Located in Rotorua, the Maori heartland and trout fishing paradise, the lodge’s elegant, ecology inspired architectural style was derived from the country’s pioneering past. Timber and stone finishes echo the natural beauty and simplicity of the great outdoors. Treetops features seven streams, onsite trout fishing, four lakes and over 40 miles of adventure trails.
New family experiences include photography safaris, helicopter tours, Geocaching hunts, luxury treks to spectacular waterfalls and a 4WD experience. The lodge’s spa offers experiences within a choice of day spa and residential wellness programs to inspire, refresh and brighten journeys. Treetops has purchased the nearby golf club, Kinloch, which has attracted the attention of golf enthusiasts and luxury travelers. Cuisine at Treetops is very central to your stay and not only are the finest dishes and accompanying wines served, but the lodge also offers a private ‘wild food cooking experience’ which includes a 4WD excursion deep into the bush to discover the magnificent wildlife population or birds, mammals and fish.
Escape to a world rich in warmth and rustic charm, take refuge in lush landscapes and creature comforts that beckon you home, and embrace a life well. Lived. Succumb to the allure of inviting spaces that comfort the soul and set the heart at ease, suffused with warmth and the sustaining essence of home. Bask in the serenity of peaceful seclusion or delight in the bustle of heartfelt companionship… find your own pace.
Tucked away amid the beautiful native New Zealand forest, or overlooking the spectacular lakes and wildlife of the Treetops estate, the secluded Villas are the ideal place to escape and while away the hours. Exquisite furnishings adorn the luxurious quarters, featuring a bedroom, a spacious bathroom with spa bath, lavish lounge with fireplace and a small kitchenette.
Located in the main lodge, the Lodge Wing has been created to offer space for families and groups. The rooms have been designed to reflect luxury New Zealand lodge accommodation while maintaining a warm homely feel. The Lodge Wing is self contained with a large dining and living area, and four beautifully appointed suites. It is ideally designed to enjoy the company of travelling companions.
The Owners Retreat offers an escape from the world, with family and friends, to relax and indulge in the quiet lodge sanctuary at Treetops. Gather in the large living area with open fire, choose to dine in the lodge restaurant or create a wonderful treat in the well equipped, open plan kitchen and dining area.
Enjoy the luxury of boutique accommodation in the Pheasant Cottage, ideal for family or friends, with space for up to 8 guests. Privately located in the Treetops forest, guests can unwind and relax in the privacy of the Pheasant Cottage’s open plan living room, fireplace, kitchen and dining area or entertain and socialize on the deck while enjoying a barbecue.
Discover a world of genuine hospitality where ingredients are thoughtfully gathered, dishes are lovingly crafted, and the meals nourish both body and soul. Come together over heart-warming food and craft rich stories and cherished memories that are life.defining.
Breakfast is a relaxed gourmet selection of seasonal fruits, preserves, pastries, local fine cheeses, homemade muesli, followed by a tempting fresh free range omelette, or select from a wide range of local produce for a traditional cooked breakfast. Freshly brewed coffee, a selection of infused teas and juices are also offered from the kitchen. If the weather is warm, enjoy an alfresco lunch on the patio in the sunshine, or in cooler weather, dine around the fire pit snuggled in a luxurious woolen knee blanket to keep cozy. Lunch might include trout or game from the Treetops Estate, flavored with local fresh produce, a light salad from the vegetable garden, a risotto, or a steak sandwich, options are endless.
Picture a breath-taking natural waterfall and a single, gorgeous, table-for-two beneath a wilderness canopy of tall ferns and native trees. And then add a gourmet Estate-to-Plate Dinner. It’s an experience only for the very few, a fantastic special celebration experience and exclusively at Treetops Lodge.
Dinner is a decadently refined menu, showcasing the riches of Treetops. Enjoy delicate pre dinner canapes and aperitifs. The menu, which changes daily, may be a gourmet four course selection with choice, or the chef’s tasting menu, a carefully crafted degustation combining the freshest seasonal flavors. Match the mouth watering dishes with some of New Zealand’s finest wines.
Embark on a journey of discovery where you can rejuvenate, refresh, and take inspiration from the warmth and generosity that surrounds you. Bask in the glow of a genuine welcome and let us help you craft moments that are soul.full.
Explore our wilderness spa and discover luxurious interludes and rejuvenating experiences. Begin your journey to wellbeing and relaxation at Treetops. We combine the powerful energy of New Zealand’s native forest and a heritage of indigenous therapies.