Wellness Retreat in the Rainforest

Coupling wellness, fitness, and adventure; you'll leave refreshed, re-energised and with unforgettable memories from this beautiful piece of the Earth.

The Special.

Join us for this 6 day / 5 night retreat package of Yoga, Wellness and Adventure in Franz Josef.

Current package dates available:

Saturday 12th November – Thursday 17th November 2022

(2023 dates to be announced shortly)

Hosted by Wellness Retreats Founder, Director and Yoga Instructor Mel Carroll, alongside special guest practitioners and co-hosts Integrative Nutritionist Kaytee Boyd and Exercise Mentor Paddy Flavell and set in a magical rainforest escape in the heart of West Coast Glacier Country.

The 5 star Qualmark rated Rainforest Retreat is situated in the stunning township of Franz Josef, surrounded by lush native bush and the pure sanctuary of nature.

Secluded Deluxe 2 bedroom Spa Tree House and Deluxe 1 bedroom Tree Lodges are breathtakingly positioned within the most peaceful setting, complimented by privacy and picturesque views, with access to an outdoor hot tub for the ultimate relaxation.

Premium Package Inclusions

* Deluxe accommodation for 5 nights; private room with en-suite in a 2-bedroom Deluxe Spa Tree House sharing an outdoor hot tub set amongst the forest canopy for a once-in-a-lifetime experience or choose a private Deluxe Tree Lodge suitable for couples.

* An incredible Helicopter Scenic Flight over the majestic Franz Josef Glacier including a snow landing.

* Entry into the West Coast Wildlife Centre with VIP backstage pass.

* Welcome dinner including the local delicacy of wild west coast Whitebait.

* Bespoke wholefood menu catering to all dietary requirements, curated by the Rainforest Retreat resident chef, Wellness Retreats and holistic nutritionist Kaytee Boyd.

* Daily flow yoga with Yoga Instructor Mel Carroll.

* Daily outdoor group fitness for all levels with Exercise Mentor Paddy Flavell.

* Wellbeing and nutrition workshops with Holistic Nutritionist Kaytee Boyd.

* A 60-minute relaxation massage.

* Afternoon hikes and adventures around Franz Josef including the famous Lake Matheson mirror lakes walk.

* Return shuttle bus transfers from Hokitika to Franz Josef†

* Deluxe goodie bag.

* Complimentary Wi-Fi.

* Recipes and wellness tips post-retreat.

†Transfers included when return flight is booked as part of our group booking. Flights not included.

Pricing Details

Private room with ensuite in 2-bedroom Deluxe Spa Tree House ~ $4495pp (all inclusive)
Enjoy your own private room with en-suite, sharing the Deluxe Spa Tree House lounge, kitchen and an outdoor hot tub area with one other guest.

1-bedroom Deluxe Tree Lodge ~ $4295pp (all inclusive)
Enjoy the privacy of your own sanctuary nestled amongst the rainforest. A perfect option for couples. Excludes private hot tub.

For more information on this special package, see the Wellness Retreats NZ Brochure

Terms & Conditions.

Daily scheduling may change slightly. Bookings essential. To hold a space, we require a non-refundable† $1000pp deposit. The balance is then due 6 weeks prior to the retreat date.

†No deposit refund due to change of mind or personal circumstances. Should this event need to be postponed due to Covid-19, we will reschedule to another date. If you are unable to attend the new date you will receive a full refund. We also suggest that any associated travel and additional accommodation be booked with full flexibility. If a flexible rate is not booked, you may not be entitled to a refund. If you need to cancel your booking we require notification in writing at least 30 days prior to the start date of the retreat. All cancellations that are 3 months or more before the retreat will receive a full refund minus a $50NZD registration fee. All cancellations that are between 1-3 months before the retreat will receive a 50% refund. All cancellations that are less than 30 days prior to the start date of the retreat will not receive any refund of the retreat fees.

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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