Huka Lodge, one of New Zealand's premier luxury lodges, is set on the banks of the Waikato River near mighty Huka Falls and Lake Taupō
Long regarded as one of the world’s most celebrated luxury lodges, Huka Lodge is set among established gardens along the banks of the surging Waikato River near impressive Huka Falls and Lake Taupō on New Zealand’s North Island. Twenty guest suites along with two exclusive owners' residences, the Alan Pye Cottage and Alex van Heeren Cottage, are dotted along the banks of the river. The food and wine experience at Huka Lodge is exceptional, with the menu changing daily and based on local sustainably sourced produce reflecting the seasons.
- Full country breakfast
- Pre-dinner drinks and canapés
- Gourmet five-course dinner with daily changing menu
- Return Taupō Airport transfers included with your journey
- Includes 15% NZ GST
Alex Van Heeren Cottage for its heated plunge pool & 364 sqm of space
Couples & families (groups of up to eight in the Alex Van Heeren Cottage)
Best Nearby Park
Spa Park (follow the trail to Huka Falls) and Tongariro National Park
Best Food & Wine Experience
Private destination dining at Huka Lodge - we love the Jetty Pavilion
Best Place for Relaxation
Taupo's thermal pools
Note: Huka Lodge will be closed for refurbishments from 30 April to 30 November 2024 inclusive
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How do I get to Huka Lodge?
Huka Lodge is located in Taupo in the North Island of New Zealand and is best accessed by car or air from Auckland or Taupo.
What is the minimum age to stay at Huka Lodge?
Huka Lodge welcomes children over the age of 10 years.
What is the check-in time and check-out time at Huka Lodge?
The check-in time at Huka Lodge is from 14:00 pm, and the check-out time at Huka Lodge is 11:00 am.
What room types can I book at Huka Lodge?
The Huka Lodge rooms include Junior Lodge Suites and two owner's cottages named the Alan Pye Cottage and Alex Van Heeran Cottage.
When is the best time to hike Tongariro Alpine Crossing?
This trail can be hiked at any time of year however the most stable weather conditions are during summer.
What weather should I expect in New Zealand’s North Island?
The weather in New Zealand's North Island is sub-tropical.