[관광청 pick] How to travel green in New Zealand

[관광청 pick] How to travel green in New Zealand


Tourism New Zealand introduces 4 eco-friendly accommodations in the South and North Islands
From electricity to water, self-sufficiency… One step to eco-friendly travel

One of New Zealand’s greatest assets One is unspoiled and clean It is nature. Because Kiwis (New Zealanders) are a precious nature for visitors to New Zealand. ‘Tiaki’ with respect for resources I’m asking for a promise. New Zealand The Korea Tourism Organization has focused on ‘eco-friendly’ and ‘sustainability’ of garbage and pollution that are inevitably generated during travel. In order to transform the way of travel, the South and North Islands Here are 4 eco-friendly accommodations.

Nightsky Cottage / Tourism New Zealand

Home of the Stars, Nightsky Cottage

It is located southwest of Lake Taupo in the North Island of New Zealand. In Horopito, as the name suggests, there is Night Sky Cottage (Nightsky Cottage). It is like a villa nestled in the serene nature. It seeks a simple experience amidst nature as a lodging, but it boasts more than that if you look at its aspects. ‘100% Pure New Zealand Award of the Year Experience 2021 Award)’ 수상을 Qualmark (certified by Tourism New Zealand)Qualmark’s ‘Sustainable Tourism Business Award’ As received, sustainability is one of the main themes of this property. one At the same time, the privacy of guests is strictly guaranteed. As a 5-star resort, it is equipped with luxurious and comfortable facilities.

Night Sky Cottage is a New Zealand native plant. surrounded. Adhering to ‘Zero Waste’ Disposable and plastic products are not kept inside. Most of the products such as handmade soap and bathroom products are available nearby. airborne Electricity and heating of the accommodation, as well as solar and wind power, Using 100% renewable resources such as hydropower is done You can experience while staying here. Fireplace experience, looking up from the lounge All of the beautiful scenery of the night sky is a nature-friendly activity.

Owen River Lodge
Owen River Lodge

Overnight in a Hut, Owen River Lodge

Owen River Lodge is located on the northern tip of New Zealand’s South Island.Owen River Lodge) You can enjoy and experience various activities at the same time.It is an all-inclusive accommodation. Nelson Lake Adjacent to the national park and located on the banks of the Owen River, A place surrounded by a beautiful natural environment like a folding screen It is located here under the guidance of an experienced guide. Enjoy flying fishing while catching trout the size of your forearm, rafting, jet boating, mountain biking, etc. You can immerse yourself in various leisure sports experiences that cross the mountains. have.

Owen River Lodge is also Qualmark’s ‘sustainable tourism’ Business Award’, New Zealand’s Sustainable New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment)을 Actively promote eco-friendly accommodation management such as supporting taking the lead As an example, rainwater is collected and used, and carbon-neutral policies, such as eliminating plastic water bottles in actively practiced. As part of these activities, Self-sufficiency is also actively practiced. lodge In the garden, we cultivate a vegetable garden where we plant and take care of various ingredients. There, the ingredients grown organically here are It is mostly used to prepare food in the kitchen.

Sherwood’s self-sufficient kitchen garden / ⓒSherwood

Zero waste while traveling, Sherwood

‘A wonderful travel experience must not entail pollution We believe a great travel experience shouldn’t cost the earth).’ Sherwood (Sherwood) Hotel’s operating philosophy in one sentence I’d say it’s a beautifully summarized expression. New Zealand’s Narrow It is located on the hillside of Queenstown, one of the tourist attractions in the South Island. Sherwood was the largest in New Zealand at the time of its creation. Equipped with 248 solar panels, the hotel’s power is self-sufficient

At Sherwood, what is considered with sustainability is local coexistence with society. In Sherwood, with accommodation We are also putting great effort into operating the restaurant,Kitchen Garden) in the restaurant Most of the ingredients on the menu are organic. grown in this way or from a nearby farm to a farmer. buy directly Sherwood even has a dedicated winemaker. We pursue zero-waste and local coexistence to the extent of airlifting wine.

Travelers relaxing at Camp Glenorchy / ⓒCamp Glenorchy
Travelers relaxing at Camp Glenorchy / ⓒCamp Glenorchy

Between camping and luxury glamping, Camp Glenorchy

It is located in Glenorchy, southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. Located at Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat), as the name suggests, is based on the camping concept. based accommodation. In fact, in the There is a space for a campfire, New Zealand Camping is one of the travel themes that can be reminiscent of when you think of it. You can experience it indirectly. Lake Wakatipu Wakatipu and Mount Earnslaw The blessed environment surrounded by Earnslaw Make your stay even more special.

Camp Glenorchy is one of New Zealand’s most eco-friendly facilities. We adhere to the operating policy. First, waste minimization, water Establish policies to reduce consumption and reduce energy consumption This is actively reflected in facility operation. Especially LBC, one of the world’s leading environmental architectural design certificationsLiving Building Challenge)의 Principles are actively introduced to reduce energy and water consumption We practice sustainability through strict monitoring. New Zealand artists and craftsmen follow an eco-friendly philosophy The designed accommodation facilities are built with non-toxic building materials. The surrounding landscape is also filled with native New Zealand plants.

By Son Go-eun, staff reporter [email protected]

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