Taupo, Family Accommodation

  • Taupo Farm Lodge

    Cute cottage-style holiday home sleeping up to 6, with sunny decks, your own garden and BBQ, friendly animals to feed and only 9km from central Taupo. Gardens are safe and fully-fe... read more

  • Whakapapa Holiday Park

    Set in sheltering native trees, backing onto a pure mountain stream. Closest accommodation to Tongariro Alpine Crossing (shuttles available from accommodation) and Whakapapa ski field.  A variety of accommodation options available including Campervan and Tent Sites, Cabins, a Self-Contained Cabin, Lodge Private Rooms and Backpacker Beds. Also, a 32-bed Lodge, completely self-contained.  Shared Amenities with full facilities and free wi-fi.

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  • Taupo DeBretts

    Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort is the perfect solution for your holiday or overnight stay. A variety of accommodation to suit all budgets ranging from cabins to 5 star Holiday Park Spa Chalets, Superior Lodges and Villas. If you are tenting or have a campervan the shared facilities are well equipped. Featuring 2 large outdoor mineral pools, 12 indoor private mineral pools, a fresh water pool, 2 spas, and waterslides. There is also lots of open space for children to run around, activities to keep them busy, an entertaining playground, a giant jumping cushion, board games – and best of all the hot mineral spa pools! Kids love the warm interactive playground with tipping bucket, huge dragon water slide and giant chess game.

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  • Beechtree Suites

    One of the newest accommodation providers in Taupo, their location offers easy access to Taupo's lakefront, restaurants, cafes, shops and airport. Self-contained boutique accommodation consisting of luxury studios or 2 & 3 bedroom suites. Catering well for family holidays they have two guest BBQs a large outdoor area for guest use, including a play area with swings and a trampoline for the kids.

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  • Station Lodge - Ohakune

    Located opposite the Tongariro National Park. Station Lodge offers a variety of bedding configurations for families. Features: on-site ski & snowboard and mountain bike rental shop, cosy lounge, log fire, spa, BBQ facilities, outdoor dining, TV, games & social room, trampoline, drying room and board game collection.

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  • VU Thermal Lodge

    VU Thermal Lodge is positioned directly opposite the lake. There is a massive terraced deck, which is the perfect viewing platform for you to enjoy the lake and mountains. There is also a natural thermal bore beneath the property, that provides thermal water supply so all guests can enjoy thermal baths either in private pools or in a public big pool. There is a great selection of family accommodation to choose from.

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  • Lake Taupo Holiday Resort

    Lake Taupo Holiday Resort is the perfect base for your family holiday with camp spots, powered sites and self-contained apartments sleeping up to ten guests!
    Entertainment facilities to rival all others
    HUGE NEW Pool with NZ's first swim up bar, grotto, kids pool plus our 18 metre thermally heated swimming pool - all FREE for our guests & open all year round, (some resorts charge extra to use the heated pools).
    Our Taupo Holiday Resort also has friendly service, modern facilities, NZ's LARGEST Jumping Pillow plus a baby jumping pillow one for the little kids, a fabulous adventure playground with trampolines, two tennis courts with night lights, petanque, volleyball, tour bookings, and so much more...Try our conference/events facilities, why not try Lake Taupo Holiday Resort for your next holiday, conference, group, school gathering... We've got it all covered.

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  • All Seasons Kiwi Holiday Park Taupo

    At All Seasons Kiwi Holiday Park Taupo we offer a great choice of accommodation and we have something to suit anyone's taste and budget. Our accommodation options range from private, sheltered campsites to the motels and cabin accommodation which is great for families.  Our holiday park is the nearest to Taupo town centre and our beautiful lake - just 1.5 kms away (approx. 20 minute walk).   Whatever time of year, you will enjoy your time with us - clean, spacious and well maintained camping and RV site set on 5 acres of well maintained grounds.

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  • Taupo All Seasons Holiday Park

    At All Seasons Kiwi Holiday Park Taupo we offer a great choice of accommodation and we have something to suit anyone's taste and budget. Our accommodation options range from private, sheltered campsites to the motels and cabin accommodation which is great for families, groups and backpackers. A great Kiwi holiday spot.

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  • Asure Parklands Motorlodge - Turangi

    Enjoy the extra space of our expansive grounds with plenty of room for the kids to run around safely. This well priced and comfortable motor lodge makes a great choice for families. Their ground level units are a safe alternative for families with smaller children. There is a restaurant on-site, swimming pool, two spas, tennis court, BBQ area, trampoline and drying room available for guests use.

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  • Turangi Kiwi Holiday Park

    Turangi Kiwi Holiday Park is a perfect home base from which to discover a massive range of exciting activities in the Great Lake Taupo region. Quiet, pretty surroundings and a variety of clean, affordable accommodation choices which are perfect for families and groups. Park your campervan in a safe, natural environment or choose from campsites, basic cabins, family cabins or their self-contained unit.

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  • Gables Lakefront Motel

    Catering for families, couples, singles and friends, with one, two and three bedroom accommodation options. Gables Lakefront Motel is within walking distance of all shops and eateries in Taupo and is also close to Taupo Thermal Hot Springs, Lake Taupo Museum and Art Gallery; and Taupo Bungy and A.C. Baths.

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Map of New Zealand
  • Central Otago
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Coromandel
  • Dunedin
  • Gisborne
  • Fiordland
  • Hawkes Bay
  • North Canterbury
  • Manawatu
  • Nelson & Golden Bay
  • Northland
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Rotorua
  • Queenstown
  • Taranaki
  • South Canterbury
  • Taupo
  • Southland
  • Waikato
  • Wanaka
  • West Coast
  • Whangarei
  • Bay of Islands
  • Tauranga
  • Gisborne
  • Hamilton
  • Napier
  • Kapiti
  • Palmerston North
  • Whanganui
  • New Plymouth
  • Arrowtown
  • Te Anau
  • Akaroa
  • Ashburton
  • Hanmer
  • Kaikoura
  • Methven
  • Mt Cook
  • Oamaru
  • Tekapo
  • Timaru
  • Abel Tasman
  • Motueka
  • Nelson Lakes
  • Blenheim
  • Picton
  • Catlins
  • Gore
  • Stewart Island
  • Central Plateau
  • Invercargill
  • Cromwell
  • Greymouth
  • Hokitika
  • Westport
  • Glenorchy

Our favourite destinations…

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Auckland

New Zealand’s economic heart and biggest city is also an exciting family visitor destination, situated on a sunny harbour with city beaches just minutes away from the CBD. Orientate yourself by heading down to Viaduct Harbour, wandering the waterfront, checking out the super yachts or enjoying the waterfront restaurants. Nearby is the must-visit Sky Tower along with excellent and kid-friendly museums and tons of exciting activities!

Wellington

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital. Here you will find New Zealand's parliament buildings, including the 'Executive Wing', more well-known as 'The Beehive' due to its distinctive shape. Another icon to look out for is the Wellington Tram, which was the main means of public transport between 1878 and 1964.

Christchurch

With a population of around 400,000 Christchurch, in Canterbury, is the South Island ’s largest city, yet much of it has the feel of a small town. Perhaps that’s why it’s known as the Garden City but with the expansive Hagley Park, Botanic Gardens, Port Hills, River Avon and numerous beaches the city certainly has an open, relaxed feel that’s hard to beat.

Queenstown

With its well-deserved reputation as New Zealand’s activity adventure capital you’ll never run out of activities and things to do in Queenstown, but you may run out of time! With breathtaking scenery, activities and festivals, cafes and restaurants, skiing and snowboarding, shopping and wineries, this lakeside alpine resort rates as one of the world’s top vacation destinations for all ages and seasons.

Rotorua

Rotorua sits on the shore of Lake Rotorua, one of sixteen lakes in the area formed by hundreds of thousands of years of eruptions from the Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area is renowned for its geothermal activity and top of any activity list is to see the bubbling mud pools that are around the region for yourself. The Waimangu Volcanic Valley offers a first hand insight into the devastation caused by the 1886 eruption of Mount Tarawera and is a great place to discover steaming volcanic craters and bubbling, spitting  pools of mud!

Nelson and Golden Bay

The Nelson and Golden Bay regions, at the top of the South Island, boast enviable sunshine hours, glorious sandy beaches, safe swimming spots, lots of wildlife to look out for, and Abel Tasman National Park - an absolute must to explore, on foot, by kayak, your own craft or watertaxi.  Nelson is home to a vibrant arts and crafts community with a fabulous Saturday market, and is close to award-winning wineries and family-friendly bike tracks to take you around the coast.

Hawkes Bay

Napier was rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake and is now known as NZ's Art Deco City.  The Art Deco influence has created a unique city – nowhere else can you see such a varied concentration of art deco style. With over 2,200 sunshine hours a year, Napier is a year-round holiday destination with countless activities to entertain the kids – there's days of entertainment on Marine Parade alone, plus numerous other family-friendly trips and activities.  Add to that the beaches, walks and flat cycle paths, outdoor cafes and entertainment, and you have a perfect holiday destination!

Northland

Beautiful, unspoiled beaches, fishing, historic gum fields, kauri forests – the Far North has it all. With subtropical temperatures, it's often known as ‘the Winterless north', with warm, humid summers and mild winters.
Gateway to the Bay of Islands, Paihia is a pretty, lively beachside town and a perfect base for your family holiday. It’s your start point for Bay of Island adventures including day cruises, sailing, kayaking, swimming with dolphins and reef or wreck diving.