Named as one of the "Four of the best Eco-getaways from The 2011 Organic Explorer, New Zealand" by the New Zealand Herald National Newspaper!
Named as one of the "10 of the best eco-accommodations in New
Zealand" in August 2009 edition of "Wilderness"
Zealand's unique ECO-LODGE,
and NATURE PARADISE with Evening
HIDEAWAY HOLIDAY DESTINATION
Take a journey to Mount Tutu Eco- Sanctuary, a special world
nestled in New Zealand Temperate Rainforest. "Best value
in boutique accommodation in New Zealand, as it includes a Glow Worm
Tour and a Rainforest Eco-Tour in the accommodation tariff."
The moment you arrive, you will be embraced with a sense of
well being. The Hosts, Tim, Debbie and family, aim to give every
guest that special experience of our Kiwi Culture, living in a Wildlife
Our Sanctuary, a secluded peaceful retreat, 1,200 feet
above sea level, with
clean running streams and our pure Mount Tutu spring water that bubbles
from within the Rainforest, that is so pure, it is an elixir for good
Away from the city, we enjoy crystal clear
Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary - a destination, not just accommodation ! For non-touristy CHANCE encounters with nature, where your experiences are as nature intended.
don't overtly publicise ourselves, nor use a brochure. Guests
find this magical place by chance. If you like, the same as
the mythical "Shangri-la" in the "Lost Horizon".
Protected and Hidden Paradise with Trees over
500 years old!
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recognition of our commitment to the environment and to
further enhance the pleasure of your stay, we are endorsed
as Kiwi Green Certified, using only eco-friendly products
in our cleaning.We're
also able to offer the facility of sponsoring
native trees through Kiwi Green Regeneration.
Old Maori Saying "The Kumera doesn't say it's sweet, you have
to taste it to know"
Wish you were here at Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary!
is this life if, full of care
have no time to stand and stare.
time to stand beneath the boughs
stare as long as sheep or cows.
time to see, in broad daylight
full of stars, like skies at night.
poor life this if, full of care,
have no time to stand and stare."
Henry Davies (1871- 1940) abridged
hills where the hawk flies lonely, rivers
running strong and clear, forests
where the tree ferns tower,
these are our care
where the sheep graze calmly,
orchards where the apples grow,
gardens where the roses cluster,
these are our prayer..”