Nestled in 2,500 acres of 800-year old native forest, award-winning Treetops Lodge & Estate is a life-long dream realised by owner and passionate naturalist, John Sax. This uniquely New Zealand experience is a sanctuary and retreat of breath-taking terrain, offering the ultimate in world-class accommodation and adventure. Located in Rotorua the Maori heartland and trout fishing capital of the world the Lodge’s elegant, ecology-inspired architectural style was derived from the country’s pioneering past, with timber and stone finishes echoing the natural beauty and simplicity of the great outdoors.
Treetops offer seven streams, on-site trout fishing, four lakes, and over 40 miles of adventure trails. New family experiences include photography safaris, helicopter tours, Geocaching hunts, luxury treks to spectacular waterfalls, and a 4WD experience. Each day the lodge offers complimentary, one Signature Treetops half day experience on the Estate which rotates on offer daily from; The Maori Indigenous Food Trail, Estate to Plate or Wilderness Safari or the Wild Food Cooking School.
Our own on-site helicopter tours to the nearby live Volcano – White Island.
Treetops has a commitment to serving where at all possible estate reared and produced produce for all meals and snacks, by using where possible our 100% pesticide free game meats, poultry, seafood all cleverly blended with fresh herbs, vegetables and our very own estate produced Manuka honey. Wines and flavours unique to New Zealand, evolving from the traditional tables of the world’s great, self-reliant country estates before freezers and pre-packs – but with 21st century twists.
Their recently opened Spa, where guests enjoy walking previously untrodden paths and ‘Rituals at Treetops’ offers genuinely new experiences within a choice of day spa and residential wellness programs to inspire, refresh and brighten their journeys.
Treetops sister property is the nearby Kinloch Club, just a 45 minute drive the internationally recognised 18 hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course with luxury villa resort. This golf resort has attracted the attention of golf enthusiasts and luxury travellers’ worldwide.
Treetops re-opened after a significant refurbishment, consistent with its current rustic and elegant style.
Our improvements to welcome the world’s discerning guests into a privileged paradise of native wilderness and luxurious hospitality ensure our discerning international clientele enjoy this coming season, included an updated Great Room, Conservatory, Games Room and Library.
Treetops Lodge offers a variety of accommodation options all nestled amidst magnificent native forests and valleys. Feel, breathe deep and reconnect with the ancient nature of the place.
Relax in the elegant Lodge, with its architectural style derived from this country’s pioneering past; timber and stone finishes echo the beauty and simplicity of the great outdoors that surround you at Treetops Lodge.
Choose a secluded Villa just a few minutes away from the main lodge but miles away from the rest of the world.
Valley & forest views from THE VILLAS
Tucked away amidst the beautiful native New Zealand forest, or overlooking the spectacular lakes and wildlife of the Treetops estate, the secluded Villas are the ideal place to escape it all and while away the hours.
Exquisite furnishings adorn these luxurious quarters, featuring a bedroom, a spacious bathroom with spa bath, lavish lounge with fireplace and a small kitchenette.
At Treetops, you're touched by tranquillity and serenity everywhere you turn; come stay with us and experience the luxury of Treetops Lodge in Rotorua, New Zealand.
Please click on the links below to view the floor plans of the Treetops Villas:
Stay in luxury - the LODGE WING
- Valley View Villas
- The Forest Villa
While we have the perfect secluded accommodation for couples wanting some time on their own; Treetops haven't forgotten about families and groups who are looking for luxurious lodge accommodation - our Lodge Rooms are the ideal option.
Located in the main Lodge, the Lodge Wing has been created to offer a 'home away from home' for families and groups; it's been designed to reflect the best in luxury New Zealand lodge accommodation while still maintaining a warm homely feel.
The Lodge Wing is totally self-contained, a large dining and living area, and four beautifully appointed suites. It's perfectly designed for you to enjoy the company of others you're travelling with, or for meeting other people during your stay.
Relax at Treetops' OWNERS RETREAT
The Owners Retreat allows you to escape from the world with your family and friends, to relax and indulge in the quiet lodge sanctuary at Treetops. Gather in the large living area with open fire, choose to dine in the Lodge restaurant or create a wonderful treat in the well equipped, open plan kitchen and dining area.
Tailor your own retreat - we can assist you with a personal chef, and Lodge assistant – leave your staff at home. The Owners Retreat has a country-style feel, opening onto an expansive flat lawn set amidst magnificent native forests and valleys. When space and flexibility are important, the four ensuite rooms offer space, privacy and comfort.
The Owners Retreat offers a lavish lifestyle retreat with the advantage of all the lodge facilities. Whether you're celebrating a special anniversary, birthday, an intimate wedding, or just spending some special time together - Treetops Lodge has the perfect luxury family accommodation.
Private luxury retreat - PHEASANT COTTAGE
Enjoy the luxury of boutique accommodation in the owners' Pheasant Cottage, ideal for your family or group of friends with space for up to 8 guests.
Privately located in the Treetops forest, you can unwind and relax in the privacy of Pheasant Cottage's open plan living room, fireplace, kitchen and dining area or entertain and socialise on the deck while enjoying a barbeque.
Treetops can assist you with planning a special occasion in the Lodge or for added luxury during your stay, we can assist you with your personal chef, and cottage assistant – leave your staff at home.
Treetops Lodge & Estate has 16 bedrooms and 16 bathrooms featuring pure luxury throughout.