3 Nights Huka Lodge, Lake Taupo

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From $3720

per person

Overview

One of the world’s most revered and inspirational luxury accommodations, Huka Lodge is set among established gardens along the banks of the surging Waikato River near Lake Taupō on New Zealand’s North Island.

Huka Lodge has secured its place as one of the country’s oldest and celebrated luxury lodge with an impressive heritage, welcoming some of the world’s most influential guests to the region.

Offer Includes:

  • 3 nights in a Junior Lodge Suite
  • full country breakfast
  • pre-dinner drinks and canapés
  • gourmet five-course dinner with a daily changing menu
  • use of the lodge facilities
  • return Taupō Airport transfers

 

The Lodge

Bordered by rolling green lawns along the banks of the Waikato River and just upstream from the dramatic Huka Falls, Huka Lodge is regarded as the founder of luxury lodges.

Twenty Junior Lodge guest suites and two exclusive multi-bedroom owners’ residences, the Alan Pye and Alex van Heeren Cottages, dot the 17-acre Huka Lodge parkland, each privately set and opening onto verdant views of the gardens and beyond to the flowing, deep turquoise Waikato River.

Location

Taupō is located roughly in the centre of New Zealand’s North Island, around 3.5 hours’ drive
from Auckland.

A variety of transfers are available for guests arriving at Huka Lodge, from
helicopters to private transfers from a range of departure ports.

Airport transfers

The lodge operates complimentary airport transfers connecting with scheduled flights
to and from Taupō Airport shared with fellow.

Dining

Showcasing New Zealand’s finest, often sustainably produced
ingredients and complemented by a magnificent selection of wine, the menus at Huka Lodge
are daily changing and reflect the seasons and the environment outdoors.

Dining at Huka Lodge is at the heart of the tradition of generous hospitality for which the lodge is world-renowned.

What’s included:

  • Full country breakfast
  • 5-course dinner with a daily changing menu
  • Pre-dinner drinks and canapés

Cuisine

For nearly a century, the kitchen at Huka Lodge has delighted guests who first came to catch
trout in the luminescent blue-green Waikato River. Guests now come from around the world
to experience the culinary legacy led by Chef Paul Froggatt.

With his classical European training, the UK-born connoisseur brings a refreshing blend of tradition and locally produced organic, free-range, natural ingredients to its daily-changing menus. Paul chooses to work with premium New Zealand producers who share the Huka Lodge commitment to sustainability.

Services

Reception and boutique, wireless internet, daily laundry and dry cleaning service (charges
apply). All major credit cards are accepted at Huka Lodge.

 

Huka Lodge

Accommodation

Junior Lodge Suite

Designed to welcome the natural beauty of the landscape inside, the open-plan lounge offers guests a serene place to contemplate the ever-changing waterway, with French doors opening onto outdoor terraces and rolling green lawns. 

The Junior Lodge Suites at Huka Lodge each open on to the Waikato River and are designed to offer personalised luxury and a harmonious flow with the spectacular natural landscape outside.

Features:

  • King or twin king-single beds
  • Intimate lounge area
  • Ensuite bathroom with deep bath
  • Dressing room
  • Outdoor veranda with daybed
  • Floor to ceiling glass windows
  • Magnificent river views

Huka Junior Lodge

The following upgrades can be quoted on request:

Alan Pye Cottage

A magnificent lounge room features vaulted ceilings with skylights, a wood-burning fireplace, luxuriously inviting sofas and lounge chairs accented with down-filled pillows.

The two-bedroom owner’s residence, the Alan Pye Cottage makes the most of its superb location, set above lush rolling green lawns and manicured gardens on the banks of the Waikato River.

Features:

  • Two sumptuous bedrooms each with dressing room and fireplace
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Generous open-plan living areas
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Outdoor terrace with plunge pool
  • Courtyard garden with outdoor pavilion
  • Private heated spa pool
  • Dramatic river views

 

Alex van Heeren Cottage

Set on a sunny private bluff on the banks of the Waikato River, the four-bedroom Alex van Heeren Cottage offers a secluded retreat with views downstream towards the thundering Huka Falls.

Generous lounging and dining rooms open on both sides with floor-to-ceiling glass doors onto the terrace and private garden courtyard, creating a large, open plan in and outdoor living area.

Features:

  • Four beautifully appointed bedrooms each with a fireplace and dressing room
  • Four opulent ensuite bathrooms
  • Open plan living areas, opening on to the river
  • Den with fireplace and entertainment
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Outdoor terrace with plunge pool
  • Courtyard garden with outdoor fireplace
  • Private heated spa pool
  • Private location, dramatic river views

 

Fine Print

All prices are per person twin share and unless otherwise stated, are in Australian dollars, are correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. For room upgrades, additional nights or guest pricing please contact us.

Travel Dates:

  • Now -30 Sep 2022, 18 April 2022 – 31 March 2023.
  • For travel Early Summer 1 Oct-17 Dec 2022, add $1080 per person
  • For travel Peak Summer 18 Dec 2022-31 Mar 2023, add $2160 person

Additional Nights:

Additional nights can be added at a discount rate form $1240 per person/night, saving $140 per person/night.

Additional Guests:

Additional adults and children over 5 years can be added from $2100 person/night.

Conditions:

  • A minimum 3-night stay applies for a discounted rate.
  • Not available 18 December 2022 – 7 January 2023 inclusive.
  • Children five years and under stay free of charge, when staying with their parents in the same suite. Only one child is permitted per suite.

Cancellation Policy:

Free cancellation up until one month of travel. For cancellations within one month of arrival all monies will be forfeited. No refund can be given in the event of non-arrival, any unused services or unused nights due to flight and/or weather disruption.

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