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Peppers Awaroa Lodge

What we do

Remotely located in the heart of Abel Tasman National Park on the South Island of New Zealand, the eco lodge creates the ideal environment to revitalise the soul and break away from life's distractions while soaking up picturesque views of the wetlands and native bush. Getting to Peppers Awaroa Lodge is just part of the charm and the team will help arrange your journey to your Abel Tasman accommodation.

ACCOMMODATION

Discover a true Eco Lodge in the heart of the Abel Tasman National Park which is renowned for its golden beaches, sculptured granite cliffs and world-famous Abel Tasman Coastal Track.

The lodge’s 26 suites and rooms have been designed with the location in mind and uniquely fitted to complement the environment for the perfect Abel Tasman accommodation.

DINING

The restaurant and cafe is an integral part of the Awaroa experience. Savour the smell of freshly baked breads from our bakers oven. Enjoy the freshness of our seasonal vegetables and herbs handpicked from our organic garden and delivered to your table.

The cafe and restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving both in-house guests and walkers on the Abel Tasman Coastal Track.

WEDDINGS

Looking for the perfect Abel Tasman wedding venue? Why not exchange vows on the golden sands of Awaroa Bay or on the private deck overlooking the wetlands, sheltered by the privacy of the Abel Tasman National Park.

The lodge offers a total wedding destination suited for the most romantic and intimate of celebrations.
 

Find Us

The restaurant and cafe is an integral part of the Awaroa experience. Savour the smell of freshly baked breads from our bakers oven. Enjoy the freshness of our seasonal vegetables and herbs handpicked from our organic garden and delivered to your table.

The cafe and restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving both in-house guests and walkers on the Abel Tasman Coastal Track.

Surrounded by native bush and minutes from the well-known Abel Tasman Coastal Track, there is no direct road access. The lodge is only accessible by foot, sea kayak, water taxi or air. As there is no road access to Peppers Awaroa Lodge, organising the journey to the lodge is an important part of your stay.

By Boat

The access ramp at Peppers Awaroa Lodge makes getting on and off the beach hassle free – there is no need to get your feet wet.
 
Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle
Departing from Kaiteriteri, the Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle holds up to 70 passengers and will take you on a scenic journey along the coastline of the National Park pointing out features and providing commentary along the way.
 
Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi
Departing from Marahau, the Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi operates a small boat which gets you close to the scenery and wildlife on the way.  Designed for the more adventurous, the Aqua Taxi will get you to the lodge with speed.

By Air

The sky is the limit when getting to Peppers Awaroa Lodge.

Tasman Helicopters
From Nelson or Motueka, enjoy a scenic flight along the coastline and land in the lodge’s wetland. Tasman Helicopters also offer ‘heli lunches' for up to 6 people at the lodge’s café.
 
Flight Corporation/Sounds Air
Whether you choose to fly from Nelson, Motueka, Karamea, Takaka or Wellington, take a scenic flight above the park and land on the lodge’s airstrip.

On Foot

Peppers Awaroa Lodge offers an opportunity to discover one of New Zealand’s Great Walks. Guests arriving at the lodge can walk part of the coastal track and have their luggage brought over on the water taxi. The lodge is the ideal place to spend the night on the second day of the walk, if you are departing from Marahau.
Alternatively, there are plenty of options for day walking on the track for guests who are staying at Peppers Awaroa Lodge.

GPS coordinates: -40.8610002,173.036781

Contact

P: +64 3 528 8758
Awaroa Bay,
Totaranui,
New Zealand

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