Lodge at Lake Taupo New Zealand
Wharewaka Lodge Lake Taupo New Zealand Bed and Breakfast B&B Homestay Lodgings Accommodations
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Hosts: Susan and Tony Dalby
Address: 87 Wharewaka Road, Four Mile Bay, Taupo, Central Plateau 3330 New Zealand
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Telephone: +64-7-378 8169,
Fax: +64-7-376 9145
Activities/Attractions: The Lake Taupo region displays some of the finest examples in New Zealand of untouched, unspoilt, uncrowded country. Our region holds many natural wonders such as the largest fresh water lake in Australasia (created by the world's largest volcanic eruption of the past 5,000 years), the best one day hike in New Zealand, majestic mountain peaks and the country's largest ski area.
Surrounded by stunning volcanoes, bush clad mountains and a spectacular landscape lies the largest freshwater lake in New Zealand and the Southern Hemisphere, Lake Taupo. The water is stunningly blue, the air fresh and unpolluted, the towns are bustling with cafes and exclusive shopping - scenic delights greet visitors at every turn. The bustling, tourist township of Taupo offers every type of shopping and is a wonderful place for a relaxing holiday, and/or some adventure, culture and is close to so many 'happenings'!
Some of the best trout fishing in the world has international anglers flocking to the area while mighty mountain peaks draw skiers and adventurers alike to experience the pristine environment. There are also:
"We stayed just three short nights with Susan and Tony Dalby and could have stayed a lifetime. We were made very welcome the moment we arrived (late) and this hospitality was evident throughout our stay ... from the beautifully cooked breakfasts ... plenty of choice, fresh fruit, cereals, scrambled eggs and smoked salmon ... all well presented. All rooms are tastefully decorated with everything anyone could need ... check out the "stick teas". The overall standards were exceptional, spotlessly clean. Susan has a great eye for detail and colour matching. Go there as soon as you can. More of a home than a homestay."
General Information: Welcome to Wharewaka Lodge ... offering luxury accommodation, situated directly on the eastern edge of Lake Taupo, New Zealand. Your hosts, Susan and Tony Dalby are retired cropping, sheep and cattle farmers, and built their lodge in 2003, having moved there to enjoy people and the variety of interesting activities and amenities nearby. Your comfort is assured in a friendly, warm atmosphere, with your hosts.
Our lakeside locality provides a serene and pleasant environment, with a walking and cycling track at the bottom of our garden, where you hear native bird call. We provide kayaks for your use in our sheltered bay. There is a comfy living room where guests can relax beside an open wood fire with the complimentary wines and hors d'oeuvres each evening, and a terrace directly on to the lakeside, or a sheltered private courtyard. Lodge features include:
We have travelled extensively, worldwide and within New Zealand, and enjoy learning from our guests more about different cultures and countries. We are passionate about our clear air and clean water environs and encourage our guests to enjoy all the benefits of the outdoors here.
Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.
Rates: (Prices quoted in NZ Dollars).
Breakfast included - generous with fresh fruits, cereals, freshly squeezed juices and several cooked options, whole meal toast, home baked muffins, and tea or coffee.
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"During our 6 week tour of NZ, Wharewaka Lodge was easily the best accommodation we stayed in. The Lodge is beautifully designed, decorated and equipped. Susan & Tony are wonderfully convivial hosts and welcomed us into their home. Food, comfort, attention to detail and so on were marvellous - in a word unimprovable!"