About Us

Jocelyn & Scott

We are your hosts at the Abel Tasman Lodge and we absolutely love what we do.

About Us

We want our place to feel like the beginning of a great experience of the Abel Tasman National Park, so when you visit the Abel Tasman Lodge you can take in the splendour of one of New Zealand’s gems.

A little about us…

We Love Travel

We have travelled extensively, having visited many countries together. Hopefully that gives us some insight into what is important to you in experiencing this beautiful part of New Zealand.

Our Philosophy

Both of us are Kiwis with a real passion for our beautiful country and bringing it to life for our guests. It is our aim to help you have a fabulous experience here – enjoying your stay in what we believe is a stunning part of the world. We think of it is a world treasure and we are proud to be able share it with you.

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In 2019 & 2020 we were again awarded the number 1 spot in the annual TripAdvisor Best of the Best Awards for the New Zealand hotel industry (across hotels, motels, lodges). In 2021, we went one better and have been ranked in the Top 20 romantic destinations in the World. In fact, we are proud to have been ranked so highly across five categories:

A lot of thanks goes out to our amazing team and most importantly you, our guests.

Keeping the Beautiful, Beautiful

When you stay at the Abel Tasman Lodge you will hopefully see our ethos of "Keeping the Beautiful, Beautiful".
It’s our way of positively contributing to the world we live in. It's easy to say, so how do we bring this to life?

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