12 Best Treehouse Hotels In New Zealand - Updated 2022


New Zealand offers a variety of scenery, all of which are sure to blow your mind away. There are plenty of deep glacier lakes, verdant valleys, long sandy beaches, and the spectacular snowcapped peaks of the Southern Alps, to name a few. It’s definitely a feast for the eyes when you travel to this wonderful country. Not only is it full of stunning parks, but it is rich with culture as well. Moreover, adventure lovers can definitely have an incredible experience here, given their well-known hiking trails and world-class skiing and surfing. There’s definitely something for everyone. Whether it’s your dream destination or you’re a local looking for a place to stay for a short getaway, New Zealand can offer great options. Just choose among the best Airbnb tiny houses or luxury villas. If you want a more unique stay, however, scroll down for the best treehouse hotels in New Zealand.

1. Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses (from USD 684)

Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses offers great convenience, tranquillity, and breathtaking views. The accommodation rests between the mountains and the sea, providing spectacular views of Kaikoura and the Pacific Ocean, and it is mere minutes away from Ohau Stream Walkway and Waterfall. It is perfect for nature lovers and anyone who wishes to wake up to amazing scenery every morning, among the trees. The lodge features air-conditioned suites, along with a lounge area inclusive of a flat-screen TV, DVD player, and an iPod docking station. Moreover, fun activities such as cycling and hiking are available on site. Bicycles are also free for guests to use to explore nature’s beauty. There is even an outdoor pool, a spa bath, and a restaurant.

Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Station Road, Hapuku
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Fitness centre Garden Terrace

Other treehouse accommodations

1. Simple treehouse with a touch of luxury

Recharge and rejuvenate at this beautiful treehouse that offers not only delicious treats but also wellness treatments by qualified therapists. It is perfect for couples who wish to go on a short romantic getaway. High above the forest floor, its wrap-around deck serves as a viewing platform where you can fawn over the beautiful scenic view right before your eyes. You can even do so with a local wine or beverage in hand. The views become even more spectacular at night as the stars above the sky twinkle down at you. Moreover, everything offered here is organic and natural as the owners believe in simplicity with a touch of luxury.

AWAY Treehouse, outdoor tub & massage treatments
Auckland, New Zealand
206 reviews Superhost
Treehouse 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the workmanship was impeccable and it had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable
sue is a delight the facilities are fantastic
great communication clean tidy and really peaceful place
its stylish and clean with everything you need
the treehouse was clean and tidy and had a full kitchen which was great
top shelf stay comfortable clean and peaceful
strongly recommend for someone looking to hide from city and meditation in this lovely and spacious place
highly recommend to all lovely hosts
sue was a wonderful host and very helpful
sue was an attentive and friendly host and we enjoyed amazing massages
sue was an amazing host - she was really friendly
sue was such a lovely host & did the most relaxing massage
the location is just amazing
the perfect spot to close out our honeymoon
special place away from the busy-ness of life
the place is beautiful set in a remote location surrounded by trees and birds
cool as place for a get away 10/10 recommend
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2. Spectacular eco-treehouse with barbecue facilities (from USD 170)

Set on a small hill in the treetops, the windows overlook breathtaking views of the forest, and the eco-house is sure to offer great relaxation. This treehouse is exceptionally unique as it generates its own electricity, so you need not worry about blackouts during your stay. Its porch is perched right above the spectacular trout steam and offers amazing views of the volcanoes found in Central Plateau, the perfect place to relax. There is a handbuilt barbecue pit for guests to enjoy. If you wish to have takeout, this rural treehouse is merely minutes away from cafes and bars.

The Tree House for Adults Only @ Wood Pigeon Lodge
Raurimu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
148 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Treehouse 5 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is extremely comfortable and with all modern amenities
modern bathroom was a nice touch
the carefully placed cushions made lounging really comfortable even on a rainy day
very comfortable bed and cozy nooks to watch the sunrise
everything was very clean
the place was very clean
what an amazing stay the place was super clean warm and peaceful
this house is simply amazing everything was super clean location is great
tim was a great host
tim is a great host
hosts were helpful in getting us checked in
nice host thanks tim
friendly and helpful hosts with plenty of activity suggestions
great location for exploring tongariro
the location was absolutly stunning
beautiful place in an amazing location
fantastic place in a brilliant location
really cute place it was perfect
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3. Pirate ship treehouse with picnic tables (from USD 103)

Looking for a unique treehouse to stay in for your getaway with the little ones? This pirate ship treehouse at Tanglewood Retreat might be the answer. Amaze the little ones with this uniquely shaped treehouse high above a sea of trees. Not to worry however as its interior is modern. It has a double bed, an entertainment area towards the back of the ship, and newly built eco-bathrooms. There is even a shared barbecue pit available for use as well as picnic tables for you and your loved one to enjoy some outdoor meals. Be surrounded by nature and enjoy the songs of native birds during your stay.

Pirateship Treehouse
42 reviews Superhost
Private room in treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
i stayed in the pirate tree house which was true to theme and bed was comfy
eco friendly clean bathroom facilities
the eco bathrooms were clean and modern with awesome showers
also the fridge and barbecue weren’t clean
stace and riccardo were wonderful hosts serving us a gorgeous vegan brunch
stace’s directions and notes were very helpful for arrival
this is spectacular beautiful location and a truly special experience
incredibly beautiful location such a warm and welcoming environment and host
the pirateship treehouse was a unique and beautiful place
such a stunning place and a great adventure
all round a fantastic place to stay
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4. Comfortable treehouse with a lovely garden (from USD 200)

This treehouse is only a few minutes away from the city, yet it offers serenity and privacy. If you’re one to appreciate nature but cannot live without daily appliances, this might just be the place for you. With great amenities, from toasters to Bluetooth speakers, you can experience nature’s beauty as comfortably as you possibly can. Additionally, its spectacular decor is sure to mesmerise you, with a lounge that leads right to an expansive deck and a garden where you can sit in peace. Bask yourself in natural beauty, fall asleep to nature’s songs, and wake up to the sun rays kissing your face.

Fairytale Treehouse
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
194 reviews Superhost
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had breakfast on the deck so so beautiful
amazing space spectacular setting and wonderful facilities
if the weather is nice i would recommend breakfast on the terrace
the place was spacious and clean for our family of three
a really beautiful place clean tidy and just perfect in every way
loved all the beautiful little treasures hidden around the place and neat touches that add to the uniqueness
the hosts are wonderful
lovely warm & genuine hosts
the hosts were very helpful and friendly
great hosts and an amazing stay
hosts were incredible and very helpful
the location is great just ten minutes outside of whangerei
we wish we could have stayed longer what a special place
amazing place to stay for a quite weekend away
perfect take someone and get away from the world in this magically silent place
very enjoyable stay amazing place that has everything and is close to everything
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5. Sweet treehouse with spectacular views (from USD 85)

This treehouse has spectacular views of the Kaimai Range. Being off the grid with nothing but lights and nature, it is definitely perfect for nature lovers or those who seek adventure. It also offers complete privacy and has its own deck. You need not worry much about getting up here as a spiral staircase that winds around the tree trunk leads you right to the doorstep of the treehouse. Feast your eyes on beautiful nature birds that can grace you with their soothing songs. Additionally, the owner is willing to share their organically grown fruits and vegetables with guests during peak season.

★Tui Treehouse - no extra fees ✔️
Katikati, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
324 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are amazing i stargazed from the bed out the window
amazing lil spot cozy warm and beautiful views
a full equiped kitchen and the lovely family make this place complete
truly magical oasis in the treetops- lovely place and super comfortable
(next food shops ~ 10min)(the shower is a bit cool in wintertime since it's in a nonheated seperate building)
clean and tidy
so clean and tidy
very clean and very tranquil great surroundings
everything is clean with a lot of nice details
it was very clean comfortable and a peaceful stay
the hosts were lovely too
very peaceful welcoming and efficient hosts
excellent value and very caring hosts
kristen was a super friendly helpful host
beautiful and tranquil surroundings gorgeous warm friendly hosts
great location and awesome treehouse
idyllic location and fabulous room
beautiful location and an overall memorable experience
a beautiful location and accommodation to rest and relax
an amazing place to spend a much needed get away will definitely be back
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6. Charming and cosy treehouse for two (from USD 37)

Ever wanted to know what it’s like living in a tree? Now is your chance to find out. This charming treehouse is made of recycled materials. Not to worry though as it’s completely safe and is extremely cosy. It even has a firebath right below, the perfect place to relax and unwind in after an adventure-filled day. You can expect to feel right at home here, with its heater and electric blanket to keep you all nice and warm. Pets are even allowed but do note that there are two border collies on site. Despite its size, you can definitely have everything you need during your stay as you can get full access to the main house directly beside it. Get to experience nature in all of its glory right here.

The Treehouse!! (and river swims!)
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
475 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
that’s exactly what it was like (except there was a bed space heater and electric blanket)
it was cozy and warm and natalie's land is beautiful to wander
great little room in an outstanding setting
simple and charming rabbit‘ hole original small but much comfortable and well located between regional park and wellington
the rest of facilities in the main house were warm and comfortable
very friendly home environment
amazing hosts so warm and welcoming
still quirky and the host very friendly
super charming spot and welcoming friendly host family
a beautiful stay and wonderful host
the location was great close to some great walks and really close to town
location is great for anyone looking to be close to wellington and also the countryside
absolutely unique experience true "wonderland" location is magical
i wish we had had more time to discover the place
the gardens and the walk to the river were so nice
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7. Lovely treehouse situated on an adventure-filled farm

This treehouse is quirky and off-the-grid and is made out of recycled materials. It is surrounded by native bush and farmland. This unique space includes compost toilets and basic cooking equipment. If you wish to make special meals during your stay, full cooking amenities are available for guests to use in the main house. Located between the stunning Whangaruru Harbour and the mighty Russell Forest, you can partake in various activities offered such as horse trekking, kayaking through the mangrove, milking cows, hiking, snorkelling, fishing, and even yoga. You can also catch some waves in one of the surf spots nearby.

Amazing off-the-grid tree house at The farm
Whangaruru, Northland, New Zealand
14 reviews
Treehouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
tess and benjamin were truly the most warm and accommodating hosts
i would highly recommend this place and wish we could have stayed longer
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8. Private treehouse for adventure lovers (from USD 41)

This charming and private treehouse sits high among the trees, where you can bask in nature’s beauty. Perfect for nature lovers and adventure sports enthusiasts, guests can easily go hiking, mountain biking, swimming, and even boating. You can even request to have homemade continental breakfast or dinner right in the owner’s home, perfect after an adventure-filled day. Guests are welcome to use the owner’s lounge and main bathroom. There is no need to worry about privacy as this tree cabin is only meant for guests, and you cannot be disturbed.

Tree cabin
31 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i would first like to write a review for karine's bathroom haha
wifi in the house was strong so that was nice
since it's in a tree but otherwise the room was quite nice and comfortable
a lovely cozy spot in an area where affordable accommodation can be hard to find
everything was very clean and comfortable
a must stay for the experience of high living everything clean cozy and warm
the space was clean and private and quite cozy for a traveler
the house itself was beautiful and clean
my 2 nights were clean cosy and comfortable :) i really really enjoyed my time here
it is also plain fun to stay and she is an extremely helpful host
karine's place is truly excellent and she's a wonderful host
everything you need to be comfortable as well as karine being a great host
a lovely house and environment and a really welcoming friendly host
karine was helpful in providing information on how to get to local trails
great location to explore wanaka
very cool tree house close to wanaka
the perfect place to get away from it all
beautiful property and such a peaceful place to stay such a unique place
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9. Beautiful treehouse with WiFi access (from USD 178)

This treehouse offers stunning views of pastures, native bushes, and the endless ocean. This cosy home is perfect for a short getaway. Everything you will need, from kitchen equipment to comfortable couches, is available here. Fall asleep comfortably on the queen-sized futon bed fitted with luxury linen and wake up to spectacular views of the ocean. There are also battery-powered lights available and gas heaters if it gets a little too cold for your liking. You can even go on a lovely picnic by the huge puriri tree, which is a short walk away. You can get to walk through the beautiful field, down the stream, and past a gorgeous waterfall.

Raglan Treehouse in the Woods with Outdoor Bath
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
371 reviews  Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
limited cellphone or wi-fi access was a blessing
the bed is suepr comfy the facilities perfect and the view is unbeatable
view was beautiful bed was comfy and everything was nice and clean
raglan had the best bohemian atmosphere - clean friendly and organics
the house was clean and comfortable
the treehouse was lovely and clean
tara was great in communicating throughout and the accommodation was clean and the beds and linens comfortable
<3 - cozy mini tree house - clean chic and warm <3 - really really love it
hosts are great and quick communicators
highly recommend hosts were so accommodating and left you to it
hosts were lovely and will definitely be recommending to others to enjoy this little slice of nz paradise
this is truely a one of a kind experience
tara and guillaume were fantastic hosts around if we needed them but left us to enjoy our time
great location for a few nights away
beautiful location ideal spot for a getaway with your partner
this place is a mini paradise
great location amazing views
such a peaceful spot and the perfect place to unplug from city life
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10. Relaxing treehouse retreat (from USD 348)

This architecturally stunning three-bedroom residential home is nestled in the Kaiteriteri hillside, among groves of towering trees. With two queen beds, a single bunk bed, and two sofa beds as well as a balcony where you can enjoy the woodland surrounding the property, this home promises up to six guests an enjoyable retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Just 13 minutes away is Abel Tasman National Park where you and your family can visit and enjoy the jaw-dropping scenery and wildlife it offers.

The Treehouse
6 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable beds and great to have two shower rooms with underfloor heating
quiet location really in amongst the trees - so well named
the tree house is a very special place incredibly private yet a stones throw from the beach
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11. House on the hill for bird enthusiasts (from USD 232)

Located in the bushy hills above Palm Beach, this three-bedroom residential home is a great place to relax. Every morning, you are greeted by the songs of tūī, kererū, and kaka birds as they grace the magnificent pohutukawa outside the property’s window. It guarantees a perfect morning for avid bird watchers. Also, Palm Beach is only a seven-minute walk down the hill where you can enjoy a drink at Arcadia or a coffee at Palm Beach Store.

Overall, this property is a great option for a retreat and an opportunity to see some of the native bird species in their morning routines.

Pohutukawa Treehouse
3 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
good location close to palm beach
super close to the beach resort and cafe with plenty of space for everyone
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Unwind in New Zealand

These treehouses can definitely give you the break you deserve. With plenty of things to do and attractions to see, New Zealand is one of the most popular tourist destinations. While there are also a number of amazing beach houses and holiday houses, staying in one of these treehouse hotels in New Zealand provides a more unique vacation experience.

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