A Gem in the Forest: Treetops Lodge in Rotorua

Treetops Lodge in Rotorua, New Zealand offers boutique luxury accommodations in the heart of the region’s forest and thermal landscape.

Treetops Exterior | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

Treetops Exterior | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

At Treetops Lodge

Treetops offers a variety of accommodations nestled within its 2,500 acre estate. You may choose to stay at a secluded villa or in one of the lodge’s guest rooms.

Villa Bedroom | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

Villa Bedroom | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

The food at the Treetops Lodge is consistently highly rated. The resort’s chefs are steeped in Maori culinary techniques and strive to use local ingredients wherever possible, including from the property’s own vegetable garden and orchard. The resort prides itself on providing a wide selection of New Zealand’s finest wines to match every course.

Cooking | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

Cooking | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

Guests can indulge, revive and rejuvenate at the Treetops spa and enjoy massage, skin and beauty rituals that are designed to improve your overall wellness. You can stimulate your body’s natural healing processes and relax as you receive a world-class pampering.

The Treetops estate has over 30 miles of walking tracks right outside your room. Previous visitors that have walked these trails have noted the variety and abundance of wildlife they saw. Another way to enjoy these paths is on horseback. The resort’s horses and staff cater to riders of all levels.

Villa Bedroom | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

Horse Riding | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

With four lakes and seven trout streams, the Treetops estate is a haven for fishermen. The resort offers guided boat and fly-fishing tours. Anglers can enjoy fishing for brown and rainbow trout.

The Lodge welcomes families and offers special activities for children, including: horse trekking, hiking, archery, target shooting, junior chef training, fly fishing and Maori flax weaving.

Hiking | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

Hiking | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

Away from the Lodge

The Rotorua area is well known for its geothermal areas, including mud pools and boiling springs. The region has 17 lakes that are popular for water sports such as sailing and waterskiing. A cultural destination near Treetops is Te Wairoa—a village that was buried by the eruption of a nearby volcano in 1886 and provides a fascinating insight into 19th-century life in New Zealand.

Champagne Pool at Waiotapu | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Champagne Pool at Waiotapu | Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Treetops offers a golf package that includes playing at The Kinloch Club International Golf Course. Kinoch is the only course in New Zealand designed by Jack Nicklaus and has been consistently rated as one of the top golf courses in the country. The Kinloch Club is a one-hour drive from Treetops or the resort can arrange a short helicopter flight.

Kinloch | Photo Credit: Kinloch Club International Golf Course

Kinloch | Photo Credit: Kinloch Club International Golf Course

The Treetops Lodge in Rotorua, New Zealand is a gem hidden deep in the natural forest that provides guests with a combination of luxury and activity sure to replenish you for everyday life.

800 Year Old Virgin Forest | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

800 Year Old Virgin Forest | Photo Credit: Treetops Lodge & Estate

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