We located this park on the internet and it looked great, so booked prior to travel. Whilst speaking to others on our travels around the Sth Island, anyone that had stayed in Franz Josef all recommended this place. It has lovely surrounds and each site is quiet private, surrounded by natural flora. The amenities were clean and close by to our site. We loved the onsite restaurant and bar, especially the open fire and comfy couch to site on and enjoy our evening drinks. It is also just a stones throw away from the Hot Springs, which were also lovely. Would recommend this place to stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Deep In the heart of West Coast Glacier country, Rainforest Retreat is a rare find, with a range of accommodation set amongst lush native bush in Franz Josef township. Enjoy privacy and sanctuary in secluded cottages and tree huts, relax in the spas and sauna, dine out and have fun at the bar/restaurant, or just relish the bush setting and cook up barbecues with new friends. From luxury tree huts to backpackers rooms, Rainforest Retreat has accommodation to suit every style of traveller; from couples to family groups to young individuals on a budget. Rainforest Retreat provides excellent value and a special atmosphere; with a focus on superb service, cleanliness and a range of great facilities to satisfy all of our guests. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rainforest Retreat Hotel Franz Josef