Breathtaking Lake Taupo Getaway Perfect for a Family Escape in New Zealand

Pukawa, North Island (New Zealand)

Breathtaking Lake Taupo Getaway Perfect for a Family Escape in New Zealand

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1 unit
5 guest capacity
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This wonderful rental lies by the shores of the magnificent Lake Taupo, New Zealand, and is ideal for a family getaway. The suite can accommodate up to five guests and includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms. One of the bedrooms is furnished with a queen-size bed and the second offers two single beds. There is also a pull-out bed available to accommodate additional guests. One of the bedrooms is wheelchair accessible.

Guests can prepare themselves meals in the kitchen, which comes fully-equipped with a full-size fridge, an oven, a stove, a microwave, a toaster, and tea and coffee making facilities. A home-cooked meal can be shared around the large dining table in the cozy, open-plan living space. Here, guests will also find two comfy sofas and a TV to enjoy a chilled night in.

The getaway comes complete with modern amenities such as broadband internet access, a DVD and CD player, an alarm clock, a washer and dryer, an iron and ironing board, a clock radio, a hairdryer, and a telephone. It is also equipped with air conditioning and heating to ensure a comfortable stay. The bathrooms offer a bath and a separate shower. Towels and bed linen are supplied. A high-chair and cot are available for those traveling with small children.

Outside, guests are treated to a private balcony overlooking the lake, which is the perfect spot to relax and recharge.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Tea kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Dining table
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Sound system
  • BR/DVD player
  • Television
The property boasts an exceptional, on-site restaurant and bar, which serves gourmet cuisine and impressive, 180-degree panoramic views. This property provides undercover parking for guests' vehicles. A high chair and cot are available for those traveling with small children.

Guest Services

  • Bar/Pub
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry service
  • Spa
This property provides the perfect setting to host a celebration or special event from weddings to conferences. With an impressive great room, a dining room, a cellar, and a cozy loft area, guests will find the ideal spot to throw an unforgettable event.

Guests can enjoy an exceptional, on-site restaurant with panoramic views and delicious food.

A fishing package is available for an additional price. This includes accommodation in a lake-view apartment, two-course dinners, breakfast hampers, packed lunches, a professional guide, and all necessary equipment.

Guests can also purchase a hiking day package where they can discover the breathtaking Tongariro Crossing. The hike covers 19.4 kilometers and takes between six to eight hours. The package includes return transfers from the property, a packed lunch, a two-night stay in the loft accommodation, a breakfast hamper, and two two-course dinners. This package is based on a minimum of two people.

Golfing enthusiasts can also request a golfing package. For more information on all of these services, guests should contact the host directly.

Location + Surroundings

Situated in the heart of the North Island of New Zealand is this truly remarkable property. The breathtaking southern shores of Lake Taupo lie just a stone's throw away, where guests can explore the wonderful Pukawa Bay. In just 61 kilometers, guests can reach the Whakapapa Ski Resort at Mount Ruapehu for excellent snowsports and only 38 kilometers away, guests can reach the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the Tongariro River for top-class trout fishing and white water rafting. Moreover, the area is surrounded on all sides by extraordinary National Parks that offer an endless array of thrilling trails.


  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Biking
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Golfing

Fishing fanatics will find themselves in paradise here, with world-class trout fishing just moments away. Guests must not miss the opportunity to visit the nearby Tongariro River for some of the best trout fishing and fly-fishing in the world. Moreover, with the magnificent Lake Taupo right on the doorstep of the property, guests can take advantage of the myriad of water-sports activities on offer. Whether guests fancy a scenic cruise, a relaxing afternoon in the hot pools, or a day full of adventurous sports, they will never be short of something to do. For the golfing enthusiasts, the property is just a short drive from seven wonderful golf courses. Additionally, the stunning surrounding area is abundant with soaring mountains and huge national parks, which are perfect to explore by hiking or biking.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Accessibility & Safety

  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

This is a non-smoking property.

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