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For a truly memorable experience, retreat to the luxury of New Zealand’s most prestigious luxury lodges and boutique escapes in Taupo.
Set in rugged natural wilderness and tranquil riverside estates, Taupo’s sophisticated contemporary lodges are internationally recognised for their award-winning architecture and interiors, modern cuisine made with seasonal produce fresh from the estate, and immaculate attention to service.
Savour a break of rest, relaxation and luxurious health and wellness services in serene surrounds. For the more active, enjoy a bespoke adventure by boat or helicopter, hunting and fishing accompanied by world-class guides, skiing, golfing or hiking.
Stay 2 nights at the most primary location overlooking the Lake Taupo; canapés and wine, gourmet breakfasts, exquisite 3-course dinner, in-room massages; a great experience of Kiwi hosting.
Poronui is a luxury sporting lodge for the discerning traveller. Stay at the legendary Poronui Lodge, exclusive Blake House, or experience luxury camping at Safari Camp; and be assured of superb kiwi hospitality, innovative menus and fine wines.
Te Tuhi Hut is set just 15 minutes from Taupō, near Kinloch Bay. The hut is perched on a hillside with views across farmland, native bush, and down to Lake Taupō. It's the perfect tranquil couples retreat.
Luxury accommodation with a conscience. Hidden away in a privately owned Central North Island native forest you will discover Puketui. Located just 12km from Taupo, Puketui is an environmentally conscious, luxuriously appointed couples escape.
Perfectly positioned overlooking the pristine waters of Lake Taupo there lies a hidden gem. A romantic boutique lodge offering total seclusion; a place to escape and unwind in utmost elegance and luxury.
Te Tuhi Dome is set 15 minutes from Taupō, near Kinloch Bay. The Dome sits on a hillside with views across farmland, native bush, and down to Lake Taupō. Both the hut and the dome are completely private and set on different parts of the property.
Te Whare Ruruhau, a secluded cabin hidden in the remote New Zealand wilderness on exclusive Owhaoko ancestral lands. Only accessible by helicopter, Enjoy complete immersion in nature and complete solitude – wild perfection.
River Birches is the closest boutique five-star Luxury Lodge to the Tongariro Crossing. The Lodge is set within a peaceful garden-scape beside the renown Tongariro River.
Totara Perch is located 25 minutes from Taupō and 10 minutes from Kinloch. It's set high on a hill with beautiful views out across bush and to the lake beyond.
Newly renovated In the Tranquil village of Mangakino, Lake Maraetai Lodge is located moments from Lake Maraetai, and sits conveniently between the Waipapa and Maraetai sections of the Waikato River Cycle trail.