Abel Tasman Park kayaking -Image courtesy Nelson Tasman Tourism.

Responsible and Sustainable Tourism

We are conscious that even a small tourism business like ours use significant amounts of energy and natural resources. We work hard to mitigate the impact of our activities, as well as achieving comfort for our guests through following our environmental plan, including:

Hiking in the pristine Abel Tasman National Park - Image courtesy Nelson Tasman Tourism.

Your hosts at Baywick Inn

  • by restoring our historic home and installing insulation, house wrap, new wiring, plumbing, that included mixers, and installed dual flush toilets, only keeping the original cistern as a historic feature
  • the addition of efficient heat pumps
  • monitor our energy use, electrical, water gas
  • buy local when possible, great markets
  • involving ourselves in the community by being members of the NZ. Historic Places Trust, Brook Sanctuary, Friends of Historic Founders, and Suter Gallery, won a Nelson City Council Environment award, fund raiser for child cancer and supporters of the Wakefield Youth Trust Scholarship
Environmentally conscious Victorian style cottage at Baywick Inn

The 'Victorian Cottage' 2010

In 2009 we started to build our new ' Victorian cottage' giving us a new challenge and opportunity to be very ‘ environmentally conscious” including:

We encourage our guests to offer us new and exciting ideas on sustainability.

We are committed to the future of an 'unspoilt' New Zealand.