Great Lake Trail Luxury Packages

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.

'Taste' of the Great Lake Trail Package (2 nights' accommodation/1 day riding)

A fab introduction to the Great Lake Trail. 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 through to 3 April  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.

                        

Inclusions:

  • Two nights' accommodation in our luxuriously appointed Tongariro King Suite 
  • Gourmet breakfast, welcome afternoon tea/espresso coffee, evening drink & canapés daily
  • 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 (Headland Loop optional) back to Whakaipo Lodge
  • Courtesy Taupo airport transfers, daily room servicing and free Wi-Fi

The 'Epic' Great Lake Trail Package (3 nights' accommodation/2 days' riding)

Experience the lot! Ride the entire Trial. Package price is $1,935 for 2 persons. BOOK DIRECT NOW for the special price of $1,605 for 2 persons. You save $330! **This price is for two people for three nights in our Tongariro King Suite and is valid all year round, however during the high-season, from 18 November through to 3 April and on public holiday weekends, the full package price of $1,935 applies.

Inclusions:

  • Three nights' accommodation in our luxuriously appointed Tongariro King Suite
  • Gourmet breakfast, welcome afternoon tea/espresso coffee, evening drink & canapés daily
  • Two days mountain bike hire for two persons (including helmets & PLB hire) & souvenir Great Lake Trail Map
  • One shuttle for 2 people to Orakau car park on Whangamata Road to ride Orakau-K2K-W2K (Headland Loop optional) back to Whakaipo Lodge on Day 1.
  • One shuttle for 2 people to Waihaha Bridge road end to ride Waihaha/Waihora sections. Boat transfer from Waihora Bay to Kinloch. Shuttle transfer from Kinloch to Whakaipo Lodge. Rider's lunch included for two people on Day 2 only.
  • Courtesy Taupo airport transfers, daily room servicing and free Wi-Fi

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 extra activities to book during your stay could include Wairakei Terraces Thermal Hot Pools, scenic helicopter flights from the Lodge, fishing, lake cruises and so much more.

To book please use the booking link on this page and book two or three 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 (Taste or Epic) 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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