Huka Lodge


“Hard to find the words to describe this experience and place! What an absolutely amazing area, fabulous experience and the nicest, most charming people I’ve ever met. The rooms are wonderfully elegant and the surrounding trees and river make for such crazy-great views- especially from above in the helicopter, an experience offered at the Lodge that you must not pass up.”
- Trusted Friend: Jeff Coburn, Dallas, TX
(Date Experienced: February 2012)

Great for
Located right on the Waikato River, this is a wonderful place for fisherman and outdoorsmen alike. Best to combine with other NZ areas and Australia and / or Fiji if you have the time – and budget.

With whom
A neat spot for families to spend time together outdoors; or a fun fishing trip with the guys.

Memorable moment
Exploring the rural areas on horseback.

Best time to go
Although bird hunting is seasonal- fishing and other game are year round. The summer months (December through February) bring warmer temperatures while autumn, (March Through May) is full of colorful leaf changes.

Be aware
This location is at the least one hour from the closest airport and three/four from the largest international airport in Auckland.

Doubles from $660 USD per person, per night. Inclusive of pre-dinner drinks, a five-course dinner, accommodation and full country-style breakfast. Use of all Lodge facilities and return Taupo Airport transfers, if required.


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