Peppers hotels, resorts and retreats can be found in many beautifully unique locations, sometimes they’re a little secluded however making the journey becomes a special part of the Peppers experience. The journey of reaching Peppers Awaroa Lodge in Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand is truly distinctive and special. It becomes ingrained as a ‘remember when…’ moment and is as intriguing as the property itself.
Situated in the heart of Abel Tasman National Park, reaching Peppers Awaroa is an experience in itself. With no direct road guests must venture there through the air or across crystal clear waters.
The sea journey is entertaining and informative; Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle takes you past Split Apple Rock, a majestic rock formation that many a tourist has enjoyed a photo in, and the charming seals of Adele Island, a highlight of many guests’ journey. With the option of scheduled or private charter services, you can make your journey as personal as possible. Perhaps on your way over you’d like to stop a while and wander the beautiful sandy bays of Adele Island, or simply spend a little longer on board, enjoying the relaxation of being out on the water.
Split Apple Rock, image credit - Tristan Schmurr
To enjoy the journey from a very different perspective, begin your escape with a scenic aerial trip guided by Coast to Coast Helicopters. Aiming to make every trip magical, your tour guide will show you the most beautiful areas of the National Park from above. Flying along the coastline witness the stately Abel Tasman waterfalls; view the old homestead and the retired steam engine. You may even spot a pod of dolphins, or an orca whale. The journey in by air truly sets the scene for the feeling of dreamy seclusion that Peppers Awaroa brings to its guests.
Once at Peppers Awaroa Lodge the experiences surrounding you become even more unique – visit the glow worm grotto at night, venture to the middle of the wetlands where you will find a secluded beach - an ideal spot to stargaze from, meander along nature walks or embark on a kayaking trip where the seals of Adele Island will frolic around your boat.
For a trip that will become an experience of a lifetime from the second you step off the plane, there is no more ideal destination than Peppers Awaroa Lodge.