Te Waonui Forest Retreat - Franz Josef Glacier

An exclusive luxury hotel experience - West Coast, New Zealand.

A haven from the city rush, a foray into New Zealand’s pristine wilderness – Te Waonui Forest Retreat is truly a place to relax and refresh.

All focus has been on creating a healthy, environmentally safe habitat to maximise guests’ wellbeing. With a natural, earthy ambience and attentive service, there’s no better place to take a deep breath and simply unwind.

Every aspect of the 5 star Qualmark rated Te Waonui Forest Retreat has been crafted to an impeccable standard. From deluxe soundproofing technology between rooms to the five-course degustation menu featuring local cuisine, every detail you can imagine has been thought out and developed.

A truly innovative retreat, Te Waonui Forest Retreat raises the bar in unique luxury hotel accommodation in New Zealand.

Seasonal Closure

Please note: Te Waonui Forest Retreat is closed over the winter low season from 1 May to 31 August 2019. We have alternative 4-star accommodation at Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier during this period. Reservations are available at Te Waonui Forest Retreat from 1 September 2019 to 30 April 2020.






Te Waonui Forest Retreat
3 Wallace Street
Franz Josef Glacier 7886
Phone 03 752 0555
Fax 03 752 0550



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