Best Eco Lodges & Green Hotels In New Zealand
The Resurgence, luxury eco lodgeBelow you’ll find eco lodges in New Zealand, green hotels in New Zealand The Resurgence luxury ecolodge is one of New Zealand’s leading luxury eco-lodges, set in 50 acres of wilderness. The closest 5-star accommodation to the Abel Tasman National Park with easy day trips to Golden Bay, Kahurangi National Park or Nelson arts and wineries. Sample 4-course lodge-dining showcasing Nelson produce. Ideal for active couples who enjoy good food and nature.
The quiet and idyllic location of the eco lodge; right next to Abel.
Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks. Great places to go hiking, kayaking and connect with nature.
Eco Friendly Highlights
- Energy Efficient
Water conservation program
The Resurgence eco lodge pre-cycle, retain, re-use, recycle and compost. The lodge uses the sun and air to reduce power consumption for washing, heating & cooling. They grow organic vegetables and use as much seasonal local produce as possible. The eco lodge participate in planting native trees to encourage birds and restore natural habitat. Solar energy plus on-demand gas is used for water heating. Natural spring water is used for showers. Waste water goes through their treatment system and grey water is used for irrigation. The eco lodge reduces transport by supporting local suppliers and use environmentally friendly cleaning products.
Peter, the owner, is Chairman of “Friends of Flora” Community Conservation Group. After 10 years of trapping introduced predators in a rugged area 10,000 hectare area, this dedicated group of volunteers has reduced stoat numbers to some of the lowest in the country. This makes the Mount Arthur area in Kahurangi National Park one of the few areas, outside island sanctuaries, where endangered and declining species can be re-introduced.
The owners and several Resurgence guests, sponsored Des, a former groundsman, in his “Long Walk to save the kiwis”, 1250km down the length of South Island. In 2006 Whio (Blue Duck) bred in the Flora Stream for the first time in 12 years. In 2010 12 adult Great Spotted Kiwi (Roroa) were relocated by Friends of Flora and DOC into the Mount Arthur for the first time in 40 years. From 2009 for 3 years, The Resurgence is donating $5 per couple to Return of the Kiwi Project.
Doubles from NZ$495