Facilities

  • Guest lounge with log fire and free Wi-Fi access and an extensive library and music collection for your enjoyment
  • Exquisite, secluded gardens full of native and exotic plants and birdlife
  • 4 hectares (10 acres) of paradise. Come and meet the family, our friendly Romney and black-faced Suffolk sheep and lambs.
  • Bi-fold doors lead out to the private, sheltered glade of our garden where you can relax and enjoy the seclusion and tranquillity of our beautiful Mapara Valley setting, close to Whakaipo Bay
  • Our on-site barista will serve you Taupo’s own Volcanic gourmet coffee or organic, local Webster's Tea
  • Wonderful hosted, four-course dinners, using Lodge-grown produce wherever possible (by prior arrangement)
  • Gourmet pizzas (home-made & home-grown produce) available most evenings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late model mountain bikes & equipment available at special guest rates - bike to the W2K & K2K Great Lake Trails from the Lodge
  • Private, personalised tours by arrangement
  • Complimentary assistance with travel and activity planning
  • Our lodge walls are lined with original art, historic engravings and photos of the local area.
  • Resident artist – ask Garth to show you his latest project
  • Helicopters are welcome to land (and park) at Whakaipo Lodge for our guests' convenience: Scenic helicopter flights, picking up from the Lodge, can be arranged. Helicopter pilots/owners are welcome to land at the Lodge if passengers are guests.