The Headwaters Eco Lodge & Private Chalets

Just 45 minutes from Queenstown, The Headwaters Eco Lodge is located in the stunning town of Glenorchy that majestically sits at the head of Lake Whakatipu and the confluence of the glacier fed Dart and Rees rivers.The drive along the edge of Lake Whakatipu through the native forest is considered one of the most spectacular globally – the serenity is astounding.We look forward to welcoming you here.

Our Accommodation

The Headwaters Lodge has just 14 elegantly appointed private chalets offering modern luxury eco accommodation.

Each chalet features a king-sized bed, ensuite bathroom - with a walk-in rain shower - complemented with high-quality linens, amenities and furnished with original New Zealand artworks. A covered outdoor veranda provides stunning views of the surrounding mountains, and the lodge’s secluded native gardens featuring sculptures, stone mosaic walkways and a covered outdoor fireplace.

All accommodation comes with a three-course dinner prepared by our internationally recognised executive chef followed by a sumptuous hot breakfast to enjoy the following morning.



Standard Eco Chalet - King or Twin

Our standard chalet is nestled in the grounds of the lodge and features a king sized bed, ensuite bathroom and a walk-in rain shower. A covered outdoor area promotes the spectacular mountain scenery for you to enjoy and relax.

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Premium Eco Chalet

Our premium chalets offer you a little more space and luxury featuring a king size bed, large ensuite bathroom and daybed. A covered outdoor area with wooden cape cod chairs encourage you to relax and breathe in the mountain air!

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Standard Eco Chalet 

Premium Eco Chalet


Covered Outdoor Area

Premium Eco Chalet Entrance 


Standard Eco Chalet Amenities

Premium Eco Chalet Bathroom


The Headwaters House

For those who prefer privacy and plenty of room to stretch out and relax, The Headwaters House is a beautiful, warm and welcoming home-away-from-home, with all the amenities of The Lodge included in your stay.

Located on-property with three bedrooms and two ensuites, this well-appointed private cottage offers two distinct living rooms, wood-burning fireplace, fenced private garden, original art throughout, and 270-degree views of the stunning mountains that surround you.

Also included in your stay at The Headwaters House is a delightful dinner each evening, where our internationally recognized chefs conjure up a stunning meal.


The Headwaters House


The Living Space

A Double Room



Our beautiful and natural environment has inspired a regenerative accommodation style with sustainable eco credentials at the heart of the property. The lodge & chalets are designed to be net positive in energy output while offering every modern convenience and luxury comfort in style.



Watch our short video about The Headwaters Eco Lodge!

Our Reviews

Birthday Surprise - I was recommended Camp Glenorchy by a friend who now resides in Glenorchy. We found it to be an amazing and innovative place to stay with the up most initiative that has chosen a very sustainable and eco friendly environment that embraces. Thank you

CJ Maslin, Darwin, Australia

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