We're Featured in National Geographic Traveller (UK) - Lakes & Mountains 2024!

We’re Featured in National Geographic Traveller (UK) – Lakes & Mountains 2024!

Celebrating Our Partnership with National Geographic Traveller (UK) – Lakes & Mountains 2024


We are excited to share a landmark achievement for Rainforest Retreat – a special feature in the iconic National Geographic Traveller (UK) – Lakes & Mountains 2024! This partnership, born from our shared values of exploration, conservation and travel marks a significant milestone in our commitment to offering exceptional luxury experiences in harmony with nature on the West Coast of New Zealand.

Rainforest Retreat Franz Josef Glacier
Photo: Cam Stables

A Collaboration Rooted in Shared Values

Our decision to partner with National Geographic spotlights our dedication to excellence. This collaboration has allowed us to tell our story through an iconic platform renowned for its commitment to the planet and exploration. The article shines a light on the unique experiences that set Rainforest Retreat in Glacier Country apart, emphasising our blend of luxury with environmental stewardship.

Rainforest Retreat Deluxe Spa Treehouse West Coast New Zealand

Behind the Scenes of Our Feature

The feature provides an in-depth look at what makes our accommodations a prime destination for those seeking a luxury retreat that respects and enhances the natural beauty surrounding it. Additionally, the piece focuses on adventure in the Franz Josef Glacier area, spotlighting handpicked operators who showcase the best activities from Lakes to Mountains in Glacier Country. This includes scenic helicopter flights and snow landings, mirror-lake kayaking, and guided heli-hikes on Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere (Franz Josef Glacier). Furthermore, discover New Zealand’s rarest Kiwi – the Rowi kiwi and other wildlife encounters as well as conservation efforts at the West Coast Wildlife Centre.


Rainforest Retreat Deluxe Tree Houses Franz Josef Glacier New Zealand National Geographic Traveller (UK) - Lakes & Mountains 2024
Photo: Cam Stables

We encourage you to explore the feature and see for yourself the essence of Rainforest. Then, we invite you to visit us and create your memorable moments in our unparalleled setting.

Thank you for your support and we hope to welcome you soon to discover Rainforest Retreat.

Rainforest Retreat National Geographic Traveller (UK) - Lakes & Mountains 2024

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Modern and Luxurious Individual Accommodations set amongst lush native bush.

Space and seclusion. Family Tree Houses and Lodge cabins, individually sited.

Comfortable Motel rooms, Dorm Rooms and Powered Campervan Sites


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