Sustainable And Eco-Hotels In New Zealand

The 8 Most Ethical And Sustainable Hotels In New Zealand according to ETIC Hotels

Ramada Suites by Wyndham Auckland Manukau Pacfic Centre

Free parking,Free WiFi,Family rooms,Non-smoking rooms,Fitness centre,Restaurant,Facilities for disabled guests,Room service,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.5
/10

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The Cinema Suites

Free parking,Free WiFi,Family rooms,Non-smoking rooms,Bar
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.4
/10

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Bowentown Beach Holiday Park

Free parking,WiFi available in all areas,Facilities for disabled guests,Beachfront,Non-smoking rooms,Family rooms
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.2
/10

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The Canyons B&B

Free parking,Free WiFi,Non-smoking rooms,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Exceptional breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
41.3
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.2
/10

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The Nook

Free parking,Free WiFi,Non-smoking rooms
ETIC carbon rating
41.3
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.1
/10

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Retro Inns - Discover Tekapo Accommodation

Free parking,Free WiFi,Non-smoking rooms
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.1
/10

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The Heads Hokianga

Outdoor swimming pool,Facilities for disabled guests,Beachfront,Restaurant,Room service,Free parking,Non-smoking rooms,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Good breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7.1
/10

From: N/A

Kahutara PurePod

Free parking,Non-smoking rooms
ETIC carbon rating
41.3
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
7
/10

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COUNTRY PROFILE

New Zealand

  • Official Name:New Zealand

  • Capital:Wellington

  • Population:5,101,515

  • Area:270,467 km²

  • Major Languages:English, Maori

  • Major Religions:Christianity

  • Life expectancy:82.29 years

  • Currency:New Zealand Dollar

10 Things To Do In New Zealand

  • 1. Fiordland National Park

    Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring splendor of Fiordland National Park, a natural masterpiece carved by glaciers. Traverse through a symphony of fjords, waterfalls, and ancient rainforests, where every turn reveals a scene of ethereal beauty. Gaze upon the mirror-like waters of Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound, where steep cliffs rise dramatically from the depths. Wander beneath the canopy of prehistoric trees, listening to the melodious songs of native birds. Fiordland is a sanctuary for those seeking a profound connection with nature`s majesty.

  • 2. Milford Sound

    Immerse yourself in the enchanting realm of Milford Sound, often hailed as the "eighth wonder of the world." Board a cruise and embark on a journey through a fjord of mythical proportions, where towering cliffs plunge into indigo waters. Witness the spectacle of waterfalls cascading from great heights, their mist creating ephemeral rainbows. As you navigate through the sound`s intricate passageways, you`ll be enveloped by an otherworldly tranquility that whispers the secrets of the natural world.

  • 3. Tongariro Alpine Crossing

    Immerse yourself in a landscape of fire and ice as you traverse the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, one of New Zealand`s most celebrated hikes. The path leads you through a mesmerizing terrain of volcanic craters, steaming vents, and vibrant emerald lakes. Each step carries you through geological history, offering views that stretch to the horizon. The Crossing is a testament to the Earth`s dynamic forces, a pilgrimage for those who seek the raw beauty of untamed landscapes.

  • 4. Queenstown

    Immerse yourself in the heart-pounding adventures of Queenstown, a haven for adrenaline seekers set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Wakatipu and the Southern Alps. Plunge into the void with bungee jumping, soar over the landscape with skydiving, and glide through the waterways with jet boating. Queenstown`s energy is infectious, captivating thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike. Beyond the adrenaline rush, the town`s vibrant arts scene, culinary delights, and vibrant nightlife invite you to immerse yourself in its multifaceted charm.

  • 5. Abel Tasman National Park

    Immerse yourself in the coastal paradise of Abel Tasman National Park, where golden beaches meet turquoise waters. Discover hidden coves and secluded bays as you kayak along the coastline, dipping your paddle in the shimmering sea. The park`s interconnected network of trails allows you to hike through lush forests, emerging onto breathtaking lookouts that frame the azure expanse. Abel Tasman invites you to unwind, reconnect with nature, and explore the delicate interplay of land and sea.

  • 6. Rotorua

    Immerse yourself in the surreal landscapes of Rotorua, a city defined by its geothermal wonders and rich Maori heritage. Witness mud pools bubbling, geysers erupting, and steam rising from the Earth`s core. Engage with the living Maori culture, attending traditional performances and experiencing the Maori hangi feast. Immerse yourself in the warmth of natural hot springs, their healing properties a balm for body and soul. Rotorua is an invitation to explore the Earth`s elemental forces and the traditions that have flourished in their embrace.

  • 7. Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

    Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, where New Zealand`s tallest peak stands sentinel over a landscape of untamed beauty. The park is a sanctuary for alpine adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike, offering trails that wind through alpine meadows, glacial valleys, and crystal-clear lakes. Marvel at the icy tongues of glaciers that descend from the mountaintops, and bask in the brilliance of the night sky in a designated International Dark Sky Reserve. Aoraki/Mount Cook beckons you to embrace the serenity of the wilderness and discover the stories etched into its rugged terrain.

  • 8. Waitomo Glowworm Caves

    Immerse yourself in the subterranean wonderland of Waitomo Glowworm Caves, a realm where the darkness comes alive with the iridescent glow of thousands of tiny creatures. Glide through the underground river on a boat tour, gazing in wonder at the starlit ceiling created by the bioluminescent glowworms. The cave`s ethereal beauty evokes a sense of magic and mystery, transporting you to a realm that seems worlds away from the sunlight above.

  • 9. Waiheke Island

    Immerse yourself in the enchantment of Waiheke Island, a haven of vineyards, beaches, and artistic expression. Escape the bustle of city life with a ferry ride to this idyllic haven, where boutique wineries await your exploration. Wander along sandy shores, soak in panoramic views, and discover the island`s artistic side in galleries and studios that celebrate creativity. Waiheke`s laid-back charm invites you to savor life`s simple pleasures in a setting of natural splendor.

  • 10. Taste New Zealand cuisine

    Immerse yourself in a gastronomic journey that reveals the soul of New Zealand`s culinary heritage. Delight in the pavlova, a meringue-based dessert that embodies the country`s sweet spirit, with a crisp exterior giving way to a marshmallow-soft interior. Savor the nostalgia of fish and chips, a timeless classic that pairs succulent seafood with the satisfying crunch of perfectly fried potatoes. Immerse yourself in the Maori tradition with a hangi, a feast cooked underground using heated stones, infusing the food with rich, smoky flavors. New Zealand cuisine encapsulates a rich tapestry of cultural influences, ingredients sourced from land and sea, and a love for flavors that resonate with both locals and visitors alike.

5 Most Visited Cities In New Zealand

  • Auckland

    Wellington

    Christchurch

    Queenstown

    Rotorua

When To Go To New Zealand

  • Late spring (November to December) and summer (January to February) are the prime times to explore New Zealand`s diverse landscapes and outdoor activities. Auckland, the largest city, offers a mix of urban attractions and harbor views. Queenstown, the adventure capital, provides opportunities for bungee jumping, skiing, and other outdoor adventures. The North Island`s geothermal wonders and the South Island`s fjords and glaciers offer contrasting experiences. New Zealand`s Maori heritage, stunning scenery, and welcoming communities create a travel experience that is both exhilarating and rejuvenating.

Travel Recommendation And Useful Links For New Zealand

Find the complete travel guide for New Zealand

  • - Check entry requirements based on your nationality and ensure you have the necessary documents.
    - Respect local customs and etiquette, and be aware of New Zealand`s Maori culture.
    - Be cautious of outdoor safety; follow guidelines for activities like hiking.
    - Explore New Zealand`s stunning landscapes, national parks, and adventure sports.
    - Experience Maori traditions, the haka, and local cuisine.

  • Office Tourism of New Zealand

  • CIA World Fact-book

  • Wikipedia Page

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