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Awaroa Lodge in the heart of the Abel Tasman National Park has no direct road access so it is essential you arrange transport prior to your stay; our friendly Lodge team can assist you with options, pricing and bookings. Transport is available from Kaiteriteri, Marahau or Totaranui by sea shuttle or water taxi or from more or less anywhere else at the top of the south (or Wellington) by fixed wing plane or helicopter. Just minutes from the Abel Tasman Coastal Track, the lodge offers a remote and spectacular coastline with magnificent scenery, wildlife and native terrain in pristine condition. The lodge 's 26 rooms consist of standard, superior and family suites featuring an ensuite, bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities, with views of picturesque wetlands and native forest. All guests are encouraged to appreciate the natural surroundings. We make this a little easier without the distractions of modern day life - no mobile phone coverage or in-room televisions make this the perfect place to totally get away! Enjoy the lodge's facilities including a cosy fireplace in the library, internet access, an organic garden , where our onsite restaurant and outdoor pizzeria source the freshest ingredients. Let our team at the activity desk arrange your guided tours. Explore the natural surroundings by tramping or sea kayaking or just laze on the golden sandy beaches of Awaroa Bay. Awaroa Lodge is the ultimate secluded getaway perfect for a romantic escape, family holiday or unique group experience.
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11 Awaroa Bay, Abel Tasman National Park 7143 New Zealand
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Nelson Airport51 km
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We’d been looking forward to actually staying in the National Park as there are so few options, and we had a great stay here despite some torrential downpours. The location is unrivalled, the hotel itself is intimate, individual and ‘ok’. It had a personality of its own, no
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Response from AwaroaManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Awaroa Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Hi KMJUK, thank you for sharing your recent stay with us and we appreciate your constructive feedback. We are fortunate to be located in such a stunning location, but of course there are also challenges and high costs associated with operating a hotel in such a remote location with no road access. We do value your comments and will be raising your concerns as part of our monthly meeting to see how we can address these factors as we are always looking at ways to improve. Many thanks, Awaroa Lodge Team
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After a couple of days walking through the stunning Abel Tasman and a night camping, the total pleasure of arriving at Awaroa is fantastic! Every comfort in an outstanding setting, delicious food, luxury room and lovely staff. Thank you!
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Response from AwaroaManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Awaroa Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Stewhenry, we are delighted to hear that you had such a great stay with us and really appreciate your lovely comments. Many thanks, Awaroa Lodge Team.
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We stayed here with our two girls (11 and 15) towards the end of a 3 week tour of NZ. The location is stunning and if you're after deserted beaches and hikes through the national park then you've come to the right place. But if that's not your thing, then I'd think very
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Response from AwaroaManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Awaroa Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Andrew B, thank you for sharing your recent stay with us and it is disappointing to hear that there were some areas of your stay that did not meet your expectations. We will definitely take your feedback on board and will make changes where possible as the team aim to make everyone's stay memorable. Once again, thank you for your comments and we hope to welcome you back in the future and are able to bring you a better experience on that visit. Many thanks, Awaroa Lodge Team
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Our group of six was dropped on a nearby beach and in driving rain we tramped into the Lodge on well marked tracks through beautiful NZ Forest.. spectacular .. Arriving like drowned rats did not put off the great staff who were friendly and accomodating. We put our wet gear
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Response from AwaroaManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Awaroa Lodge
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Hi V8399VQsandym, we are glad that we could provide a dry haven on a wet day and happy to hear that the team looked after you all. We appreciate your constructive feedback on the food and will pass this on to the kitchen team as we do strive to offer a great dining experience even though we are in a remote location. We hope to welcome you back in the future, hopefully on a sunny day this time. Many thanks, Awaroa Lodge Team
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We take our hat of to those who made this service offering possible. It must not have been easy in an environment such as this. We dropped in as part of our Abel Tasman 5 day walk and truly enjoyed the brunch. Staff very friendly, great setting and great location. The only minus
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Response from AwaroaManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Awaroa Lodge
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Hi Knutus, we are delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience at Awaroa Lodge and will share your lovely comments with the team. Many thanks, Awaroa Lodge Team
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Kia Ora, unfortunately we don't have either Kayaks or Paddleboards available for hire due to our location in the National Park, close to the Marine Reserve. The only option for Kayaking would be a guided trip which we can pre-arrange for you. Best regards, Max Oehler General Manager
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Hi there, this is indeed possible and a great way to spend the morning. Awaroa Sea Kayaks are based on site at the Awaroa Lodge and offer half day guided sea kayak trips and stand up paddle board rentals. Beats watching the tide go out! Kind regards Josh Smaill - Awaroa Sea Kayaks, owner/operator
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"If you're a group, get a family lodge."
"Superior rooms overlooking the wetlands are best"
"We had a larger cabin, with a loft for extra beds. This would be perfect for a family or group."
"Superior room on the wetlands side"
"superior room on wetlands side"
US$169 - US$403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Awaroa Lodge
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionAbel Tasman National Park
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