Hannah McQuilkan's first 3-day Forest Bathing Workshop here at Wairua Lodge

FOREST BATHING AT WAIRUA

14Aug

We all know how good it feels to be out and about in nature. The Japanese have studied this natural phenomenon and have used it to develop a method to help combat stress in today’s ever faster society. Learn more about forest bathing at Wairua Lodge.

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Discover beautiful details from our Rainforest - photos by Elias Branch

ART FROM THE RAINFOREST

14Aug

Our rooms now feature large, rainforest themed canvases. These photos were taken by Elias Branch, a Swiss detail artist. He and his partner Nadja spent around eight months as WWOOFERS at Wairua, where he captured the magic our piece of rainforest has to offer.

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COMMITTED TO SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

20Nov

Tourism in New Zealand has been developing rapidly over the last few years. New Zealand offers an enormous diversity for such a relatively small country – nature, culture and endless adventure opportunities. Despite this rapid growth, or perhaps because of it, Tourism New Zealand is focussing on developing sustainable tourism known as «green growth». We want to do our part at Wairua.

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Wairua Lodge - Discover our Rainforest Trails

Wairua Lodge Discovery Trails

04Jun

Are you up for a hike through the rainforest? Our discovery trails through the native forest are close to the lodge which means you don‘t have to drive anywhere! Just put on your shoes (or borrow some of our river shoes or gumboots if you choose to go up stream) and off you go!

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