Great Lake Trail Luxury Package

Experience the scenic and remote Great Lake Trail then relax in luxury at the end of the day, letting us take care of everything for you. Whakaipo Lodge is just a short ride from Whakaipo Bay, at the eastern end of the Great Lake Trail.

This 72km mountain bike ride lets you experience stunning landscapes and scenery, native bush and birdlife, not to mention some of the best riding in New Zealand. The trail can be completed in 2-3 days and riding is fast and dry on well formed pumice trails. Then chill out and relax in Taupo, the North Island’s Adventure Capital.

Package price is $995 for 2 persons. BOOK DIRECT NOW for the special price of $795 for 2 persons. You save $200!**

**This price is for two people for two nights in our Tongariro King Suite and is valid all year round, however during the high-season, from 18 November 2017 through to 3 April 2018 and on public holiday weekends, the full package price of $995 applies.

Check out  Tourism New Zealand's latest video of The Great Lake Trail featuring Whakaipo Lodge and Adventure Shuttles.




  • Two nights' accommodation in our luxuriously appointed Tongariro King Suite 
  • Gourmet breakfast, welcome afternoon tea/espresso coffee, evening drink & canapés
  • One day mountain bike hire for two persons (including helmets) & souvenir Great Lake Trail Map
  • One shuttle for 2 people to Orakau car park on Whangamata Road to ride Orakau-K2K-W2K back to Lodge
  • Courtesy Taupo airport transfers, daily room servicing and free Wi-Fi
Other transport can be arranged on request including shuttles to Waihaha or Kinloch and boat transport from Waihora Bay to Kinloch, if required. Hire bikes are new hard-tail mountain bikes. Full suspension options available for an additional fee.
For more information on the Great Lake Trail, including a great map, check out Adventure Shuttles.
Optional extras include Wairakei Terraces thermal hot pools, fishing and lake cruises and so much more.
To book please use the booking link on this page and book two consecutive nights in our Tongariro King Suite and state in the special requirements that you would like to book the Great Lake Trail Luxury Package and we will amend the rates accordingly.
Alternatively, email us with your booking enquiry and any questions that you may have, or if you would like us to tailor a package to suit.

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