Packages

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.

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.

Inclusion 1

Country breakfast,
pre-dinner drinks and canapés and gourmet dinner daily

Inclusion 2

Return Taupō Airport transfers

Inclusion 3

Use of lodge facilities including tennis courts, pétanque and croquet equipment

in-suite-HUK

In-suite bar with a selection of local treats and beverages, replenished daily

Stay Longer + Bonus Extras

Classic Huka

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.

  • Significant savings
  • One complimentary lunch in the lodge restaurant

Minimum stay

  • 3 nights

From $2,520 per night
in a Junior Lodge Suite

PACKAGE TERMS

PACKAGE TERMS

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.

PERFECT FOR A SHORTER STAY

Baillie Escape

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

Minimum stay

  • 2 nights

From $2,800 per night
in a Junior Lodge Suite

PACKAGE TERMS

PACKAGE TERMS

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.

Package enhancements

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.

1 Honeymoon at Huka

Honeymoon at Huka

Enjoy the essentials: beautiful flowers and an indulgent spa treatment for NZ$695 per couple.

Includes:

  • 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
2 Taupo Discovery

Taupō Discovery

Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Taupō from NZ$1,350 for two.

Includes:

  • 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
3 Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing

Try your hand at the traditional sport, guided by an expert. At NZ$1,400 for two, it’s a catch.

Includes:

  • 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

Our Policies

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

    At Huka Lodge a group is defined as five or more suites travelling together. As an intimate property, some special conditions apply to group bookings. View our Group Policy here.

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Destination

North Island Seasons

Taupō's seasons offer reason to visit year-round. Summer brings long warm days and mild nights – perfect for outdoor adventures – while the cooler seasons offer snow sports and time for red wines and crackling open fires.

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Stay

Regal luxury

Guest suites and private residences at Huka Lodge offer a style of regal luxury fit for the Queen, with opulent appointments, rich furnishings, deep baths and premium linens while generous verandas open on to rolling green lawns.

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Destination

How do I get there?

Taupō is located on New Zealand’s North Island, around three hours’ drive from Auckland. The nearest airport for domestic and international air transfers is Auckland Airport, while the regional Rotorua and Taupō Airports offer optional connections.

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