Welcome to Whakaipo Lodge

Memories to Cherish.  "Whakaipo" in Maori means to court, woo, treat with affection, cherish.                                                                 

You’ll certainly cherish your time at Whakaipo Lodge, a boutique luxury lodge perfectly positioned close to Taupo and the Great Lake while providing an idyllic, romantic sanctuary away from it all.

Tariff includes gourmet breakfast, welcome afternoon tea/espresso coffee, pre-dinner glass of wine or local craft beer & canapés, free Wi-Fi, daily room servicing and courtesy Taupo airport transfers.

Stunning location, luxury accommodation, fabulous food and great Kiwi company are all here in abundance. So, sit back, enjoy an authentic Kiwi experience and relax in style.

Check out our fabulous luxury packages and how to win a luxury escape.


Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Lake Taupo is undoubtedly one of the most beautifully unique places in New Zealand.

The Lake Taupo region is at the heart of the North Island and is a favourite with New Zealanders and tourists alike.

Boasting the largest freshwater lake in Australasia, Great Lake Taupo is a mariner's dream and, along with Tongariro National Park, offers some of the best hiking and mountain biking in the world.

If it’s ‘relaxation-only’ exercises for you, then Lake Taupo’s thermal pools, gourmet cafes, boutique shopping and gentle strolls beneath the gaze of our spectacular mountain ranges will surely fit the bill.

Check out Tourism New Zealand's video featuring Whakaipo Lodge & the Great Lake Trail here.

Get your tickets now for the Whakaipo Lodge Summer Concert on 24 February 2018.

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients: 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014.

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