In our humble opinion, staying at Camp Glenorchy is always an amazing experience but you shouldn’t take just our word for it - after all, we might be just a little biased!
At Camp Glenorhcy we are justly proud to have been recognised by many for our hard work and unique guest experience.
TIA Sustainability Innovation Award
In August 2019, Camp Glenorchy won the Tourism Industry Aotearoa Sustainability Innovation Award, recognising any innovation that contributes to economic, host, community and/or environmental sustainability.
Designed from the ground up to showcase how sustainability, beauty and year-round comfort can inspire visitors with ideas for healthy, sustainable choices they can make back home, Camp Glenorchy was built to reflect the imperatives of the Living Building Challenge, the most rigorous sustainability standard in the world.
Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Award
In May 2019, Camp Glenorchy was honoured by Qualmark in their 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards. This award recognises excellence in providing visitor experiences that embody sustainable tourism practices and guest hosting.
Camp Glenorchy features a range of luxurious cabins as well as affordable bunk huts, and group meeting and event facilities for up to 100. The site generates sufficient solar energy to power itself and uses 50% less water than typical accommodations. Launched in March 2018 in one of New Zealand’s most scenic settings, the business gifts 100% of its profits to the Glenorchy Community Trust, administered by local residents for the benefit of the local community.
Time Magazine - World’s Greatest Places 2019
In August 2019, Time Magazine recognised Camp Glenorchy within their List of 100 Best Places edition. It was the only New Zealand accommodation named in the list. The List is compiled based on key factors including quality, originality, sustainability, innovation and influence.
Editors were looking for “The sense that one has stumbled upon the extraordinary.” If there’s one thing that many guests agree on, its that Camp Glenorchy and its surrounding are extraordinary.
Camp Glenorchy leads the way globally in showing how to create a warm, welcoming experience while showcasing how sustainability, artistry, a stunning setting and year-round comfort can inspire, educate and delight guests.
This is our 4th visit to Camp GY. We absolutely love it. We married here last August and continue to return. The philosophy behind this project, the innovation of the build, the attention to detail, the art and creativity that has been invested is incredible. It is luxurious and very high tech...
Paula, New Zealand