Welcome to The Headwaters Eco Lodge

New Zealand's award-winning eco luxury lodge & private chalets located in Glenorchy, the stunning township at the head of Lake Whakatipu. Come, stay, and enjoy our world-class regenerative facilities and unforgettable immersive experiences.


One-of-a-Kind Experiences

Your choices just got better with our range of bespoke holiday getaway experiences that celebrate the pristine mountain tranquillity of this spectacular lakeside location. Choose from outstanding culinary dining experiences & peaceful, nurturing staycations through to exhilarating outdoor adventures – we have something here for all.

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Immersive Outdoor Adventures 

Designed to inspire and connect through nature, our new all-inclusive luxury getaways are finely curated multiday adventures that provide life changing moments of wellness and discovery. 

Unique in every sense these year-round experiences will reconnect you to the great outdoors and ultimately to yourself.

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Reconnect & Refocus

Our corporate leadership retreats provide a spectacular setting to gather your team together for some inspiration and empowerment. For corporate groups or special interest gatherings, we deliver expertly crafted experiences and professional services allowing your group to get on with the business of brainstorming, collaboration, and mindful education.

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Glenorchy sits at the doorstep to Mt Aspiring National Park, surrounded by lush mountain trails, glacier fed lakes and braided river valleys. The Headwaters Eco Lodge is a gateway into some of the country’s most iconic areas and tracks such as the Routeburn and Greenstone.

Adventures in Paradise packages and retreats are tailored to ensure you relax, restore & reconnect in this breathtaking natural and nurturing setting.


“Visiting Glenorchy & staying at The Headwaters Lodge is true escapism… where you can revel in the mountain splendor, relax with restorative experiences and connect with the unique local community that somehow gently brings you back to yourself.”           

Margo, Adventures in Paradise, 2022



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Our Reviews

Best eco accommodation This place is awesome. I would give it 10 stars if I could. It is inspiring in terms of sustainability. My family (husband and two daughters - 12 and 16) are still complaining that we didn’t stay longer. Well done architects and designers. We will be back and will...

Kim S, New Zealand

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