We created Kiwi Welcome for travellers who care about the people and the places they visit. Learn more about the positive impact every Kiwi Welcome membership has and join the mission to transform tourism into a force for good in Aotearoa.
Visit. Love it. Leave it better.
With our international borders closed, Aotearoa has been given a chance to breathe. It’s now up to Kiwi travellers to take action and demonstrate the kind of tourism we want for our country in the future.
Kiwi Welcome is a practical way for visitors to Queenstown, Wanaka and Central Otago, to travel in a more socially conscious and environmentally aware way. A Kiwi Welcome membership is more than just great discounts and a community kick-back. It's a vote for a more sustainable, regenerative future for tourism in Aotearoa. Nau mai, haere mai.
100% of Kiwi Welcome profits go straight back into the Queenstown-Lakes and Central Otago community, having a positive impact on the land and the local people long after visitors return home.
The choice of which social and environmental causes will receive funding is the responsibility of the businesses registered with Kiwi Welcome. Throughout the year, merchants will be randomly selected to make this important decision on behalf of their community. The more members we get, the greater positive impact Kiwi Welcome will have and the closer we’ll be to transforming tourism into a force for good.