hapuku lodge: new zealand eco tourism
Hapuku Lodge in Kaikoura New Zealand is a luxury wilderness accommodation offering 5 contemporary treehouses. This unique rural experience includes use of the lodge lap pool, sauna & exercise room, and very nearby whale watching. Designed by the owner's family who are architects and designers, the Hapuku has four addition spacious lodge suites and an Olive House Apartment. Situated within the landscaped grounds of a deer farm and olive grove, all rooms have views of Kaikoura's environment of mountains, fertile pastures, native bush and the Pacific Ocean. The lodge and accommodations are designed to complement the environment, featuring timbers and local stone in their construction and handcrafted furnishings in interior design. The dining room sources the freshest local ingredients, even growing some ingredients on site, with a large New Zealand wine list.