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A Gem on Tawiri - Kuratau Holiday Home

Tawiri Place, Kuratau, Lake Taupo

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  • 6 People
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • No Smoking
  • Wifi


Nestled on a quiet street in the lakeside town of Kuratau stands this cosy and fuss-free holiday home, just waiting to be the perfect base for your Lake Taupo getaway. Welcome to A Gem on Tawiri!

Elevated first-floor living allows you to open up the windows and doors and feel the cool breeze coming off the lake as you kick back and get into the full swing of holiday mode.

Create that all-important indoor-outdoor flow onto the deck, where you’ll find the perfect spot to tuck into a BBQ feast, basking in the sunshine or taking shade under the umbrella.

Indoors here at A Gem on Tawiri, you’ll feel right at home in the open-plan living, dining and kitchen area. Prepare your favourite holiday meals in the fully equipped kitchen, complete with a generously sized breakfast bar and an open layout, meaning the cook doesn’t need to be left out of the conversation!

When it’s time to unwind after a day packed with adventure, get comfy on the couch and make use of the complimentary WIFI to post some photos and decide what tomorrow has in store for you. On a mid-year stay, light the wood-burning fireplace to keep toasty warm.

Three bedrooms here at A Gem on Tawiri comfortably sleep up to six guests, with queen and single configurations available to suit almost any group. A main bathroom, complete with a spa bath, and an additional toilet provide the conveniences for your stay.

Wake in the morning and enjoy a freshly brewed plunger coffee before heading out to enjoy the day. Why not take the available kayaks down to the lake for a paddle, or simply wander down for a swim - the walk will only take you five minutes. Also within short walking distance, you’ll find a playground, and basketball and tennis courts.

If you’ve brought the boat (there’s plenty of space to park it), you can drive it just two minutes down to either the Omori or Kuratau boat ramp and launch for a day of fishing! When you get back, stop in at the local store to grab some essentials, it’s only five minutes from home.

For adventures further afield, Turangi is just 13 minutes drive away, the Tokaanu Thermal Pools are only 10 minutes by car, and both Whakapapa and Taupo are less than an hour away.

If you’re looking for the ideal base for your Kuratau getaway, you’re sure to find A Gem on Tawiri!

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Bedroom Configuration

  • Bedroom 1 (Level 2): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 2 (Level 2): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 3 (Level 2): 2 Single Bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 2): 1 Bath, 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Linen available at additional charge

Available at this property for $25 per person. You’ll see the option for our linen service in the ‘Add-Ons’ section during your booking.

Special Conditions

There are life-jackets available to use with the kayak(s) but we do recommend that guests bring their own well-fitting life-jackets to ensure safety.

While this property has a garage, it is only available for storage. Vehicles cannot park in the garage.


  • Bath
  • Bath shower
  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (private)
  • Dryer
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Fireplace (closed / pot belly)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hair dryer
  • Heater (electric)
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Parking (on-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
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