Whakaipo Lodge, Supreme Winner of the 2016 Bed & Breakfast Association of NZ Excellence Awards. Experience the real Kiwi lifestyle, enjoying fabulous local food, including complimentary NZ wine & delicious canapes with your Kiwi hosts. Adjacent to the stunning Whakaipo Bay on Lake Taupo, the Lodge’s location is both beautiful & secluded with well-equipped and luxurious guest suites. You’ll cherish your time with us so, sit back, enjoy an authentic Kiwi experience and relax in style.
Relax in true NZ style in our architect-designed Lodge on a 10 acre estate close to the Lake. A spacious, air-conditioned suite with two patios leading to the peace and tranquility of our beautiful gardens . Enjoy our native bird life as they fly in for a visit.
Guest lounge with open fire and well-stocked library. Stunning grounds and pet sheep to meet. Ride the Great Lake Trail from the Lodge - use of Lodge mountain bikes is complimentary to our guests. Free Wi-Fi.
Please join us for complimentary afternoon tea/espresso coffee when you arrive and if you wish to chat about your holiday plans we are here to help. Then join us for complimentary pre-dinner drink and delicious home-made canapes by the log fire in Winter or in the Lodge's stunning grounds in Summer. Breakfast is another great time to chat over that perfect latte Garth has made for you. If you've come to NZ to meet and chat to Kiwis this is your place!
We are the closest accommodation to the Great Lake Trail and Whakaipo Bay - perfect for quiet lake swimming, photography, hiking and biking.
Only 5 minutes to a great little pub for dinner - or ask about our hosted Lodge dinners for a superb evening of fine food and fine NZ wines!
We love hosting guests in our beautiful lodge right near Lake Taupo, NZ.
We have a passion for cooking fabulous food, as much as possible from produce we grow ourselves. We love meeting folk from all around the world and helping make their stay in Taupo as special as possible. We have hiked, biked, climbed, fished and photographed many of the beautiful places of Aotearoa. We look forward to adding to your NZ experience with our knowledge and enthusiasm.