A stay at Huka Lodge invites a step into another world, layered with refined luxury and calm, where palatial suites and two exclusive owners’ residences offer sumptuous, secluded retreat and open to views of the ever-changing Waikato River. Discover our range of specially tailored packages each with generous inclusions.
Included in every stay
To stay with Baillie Lodges is to experience destinations of unique natural and cultural significance, contemporary architectural design, world-class local dining and first-name service. The overall sense is one of generous hospitality, of easy, relaxed luxury and of seemingly effortless attention to detail. Every stay at Huka Lodge includes the following standard inclusions.
pre-dinner drinks and canapés and gourmet dinner daily
Return Taupō Airport transfers
Use of lodge facilities including tennis courts, pétanque and croquet equipment
In-suite bar with a selection of local treats and beverages, replenished daily
Experience the beauty of Taupō over three nights with generous standard inclusions plus more. The Classic Huka package combines generous savings on the nightly rate with a complimentary lunch in the lodge restaurant on one day of your stay.
Enjoy generous standard inclusions, plus:
- Significant savings
- One complimentary lunch in the lodge restaurant
- 3 nights
Classic Huka package terms
Minimum three night stay. All rates quoted in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of 15% GST. Rates apply per suite, per night for a maximum of two guests. Extra Person rates available. Not combinable with other packages. Classic Huka package not available 18 December 2022 to 7 January 2023 inclusive.
Only have time for a quick break? Retreat to the river to experience the best of Taupō and enjoy gourmet breakfast and dinner in the lodge restaurant daily plus more.
Enjoy generous standard inclusions:
- Country breakfast, pre-dinner drinks and canapés and gourmet dinner daily
- Return Taupō Airport transfers
- Selected in-suite bar, replenished daily
- Use of lodge facilities
- 2 nights
Baillie Escape package terms
Minimum two night stay. All rates quoted in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of 15% GST. Rates apply per suite, per night for a maximum of two guests. Extra Person rates available. Not combinable with other packages.
Celebrating a special occasion or just want to make your stay at Huka Lodge one to remember? The following enhancements can be added to your chosen package during the booking process. All rates are quoted in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of 15% GST.
Honeymoon at Huka
Enjoy the essentials: beautiful flowers and an indulgent spa treatment for NZ$695 per couple.
- A one-hour in-suite couples spa treatment; either a relaxing massage or a rejuvenating facial
- A bouquet of flowers with chocolates waiting on arrival
- Late check-out, subject to availability
Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Taupō from NZ$1,350 for two.
- French Champagne on arrival
- A 2.5 hour cruise on Lake Taupō with opportunity for trout fishing
- Take-home gift
- Late check-out, subject to availability
Try your hand at the traditional sport, guided by an expert. At NZ$1,400 for two, it’s a catch.
- Private fly-casting tuition with an expert guide followed by a half-day fly fishing adventure
- A gourmet picnic pack for two to enjoy during the fly fishing tour
- Use of all fishing gear and licences
- A keepsake handcrafted rimu timber fly box
Essential information for reading prior to your stay.
- Maximum occupancy
Per suite or cottage:
Junior Lodge Suite: 3 adults
Alan Pye Cottage: 4 adults
Alex van Heeren Cottage: 8 adults
- Check-in / Check-out times
Check-in time is from 2pm. Check-out time is 11am. Where possible, flexibility with early check-in and late check-out will be provided, however, these are unable to be guaranteed. The facilities of the lodge are available for enjoyment whilst at the property.
- Rates and inclusions
All rates quoted in New Zealand Dollars (NZD) and inclusive of 15% GST. Rates apply per suite, per night for a maximum of two guests. Extra Person rate available. A stay at the lodge is generously inclusive of full country breakfast, pre-dinner drinks and canapés, gourmet dinner with daily changing menu, selected in-suite bar, use of the lodge facilities and return Taupō Airport transfers.
- Airport transfers
The lodge operates complimentary airport transfers with fellow guests connecting with scheduled flights to and from Taupō Airport, ensuring a comfortable 15-minute journey. Upon arrival, meet the Huka Lodge representative in the Arrivals Hall.
Private transfers between Huka Lodge and Taupō Airport may be arranged subject to availability for an additional charge.
- Special dietary needs
It’s essential to advise any special dietary needs at the time of reservation. We will do our best to tailor menus accordingly whilst providing opportunity to enjoy a diverse range of premium regional produce. Should notice not be provided in advance, our chefs will endeavour to prepare suitable meals with the ingredients available. We regret we are unable to prepare meals requiring strict religious observance in the preparation.
- Payment policy
A credit card is required to confirm a reservation. Full prepayment is required one month prior to arrival. We accept Visa, Mastercard or American Express or direct deposit.
- Peak season deposit policy
All bookings over the Holiday Season, 18 December 2023 to 7 January 2024 inclusive, must be secured with a non-refundable deposit of one night’s accommodation within 14 days of reservation.
- Cancellation policy
Bookings may be cancelled or amended prior to one month from arrival without forfeiture. Cancellations and booking amendments received within one month of arrival forfeit all monies paid.
No refunds or credits can be given in the event of non-arrival, any unused services, or unused nights due to travel and/or weather disruption. For peace of mind, we recommend you protect yourself with comprehensive travel insurance to cover any cancellation fees.
- Travelling well
For the safety and wellbeing of all our guests, we recommend travelling only when feeling well. Standard confirmation, payment and cancellation terms apply for all reservations, including any guest bookings impacted by covid-19 complications. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.
- Child policy
Huka Lodge welcomes children ten years and over.
- Group policy