Waitahanui Lakefront Escape - Waitahanui Holiday Home

State Highway 1, Waitahanui, Lake Taupo

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  • 9 People
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Yes Outside Only
  • Wifi
  • Pet Friendly Outdoor Only


Immerse yourself in lakefront living with stunning views of idyllic Lake Taupo. Make the most of this beautiful location and enjoy a refreshing escape at the fantastic Waitahanui Lakefront Escape.

The house features a spacious living room with stunning indoor/outdoor flow opening out to the beautiful lake. On warm summer evenings, you have the option of alfresco dining with an unforgettable backdrop. Watch the sun go down over the lake and mountains in the distance. Prepare your meals in the fully-equipped kitchen, or spark up the barbecue for a classic meal hot off the grill.
Or for a toasty winter escape to the lake, Waitahanui Beachfront Escape has both a heat pump and wood-burning fireplace. Pour yourself a glass of wine and get cosy on the couch with a good book or watch TV (with SKY TV) for a bit of entertainment.

Ideally suited for large groups with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, there is more than enough space for the whole family to spread out and find their own space.

Situated close to the crystal clear, free-flowing Waitahanui River, there are many easy walking tracks including the famous 'Rock Pool' walk within a few minutes. Waitahanui is famed for its trout fishing so bring your rod and give fly-fishing a go. Also, the Whakapapa Ski Field is just a 45-minute drive away for snowy adventures!

For the best chance to make the most of Lake Taupo, look no further than Waitahanui Lakefront Escape.

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Bedroom Configuration

  • Bedroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 2 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 3 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 4 (Level 1): 3 Single Bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 (Level 1): 1 Bath, 1 Basin, 1 Shower over Bath, 1 Toilet
  • Bathroom 3 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Pet Friendly

Yes Outside only.
Pets can come too! A small pet friendly fee of $23 for up to two pets will apply.

Linen available at additional charge

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

Special Conditions

As the property has direct, unfenced access to the lake, adults should closely supervise young children while outside to ensure they are safe around water.


  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (private)
  • Dryer
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Fireplace (closed / pot belly)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Garage
  • Hair dryer
  • Heat pump
  • Heater (electric)
  • Heater (fan)
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Parking (on-street)
  • SKY TV
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
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Guest reviews for Waitahanui Lakefront Escape

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Stayed March 2022

Perfect stay for family. Easy access to lakeside. Busy road at back, quite at front. Plenty of rooms and bathrooms.

Stayed February 2022

Nice location, love the view of the lake from the bedrooms. There were a lot of stains throughout the house, curtains were torn and had stains on them. There were a lot of spider webs throughout the house. The condition of the place, I feel it was over charge.

Stayed January 2022

Wonderful property for a group, with great beach access and views. No shade provided ( umbrella) we recommend you take your own gazebo. We loved this location

Stayed January 2022

My family enjoyed staying at this Bach. The location is quiet, spacious and well presented. The indoor outdoor flow is great and makes the most of all weather conditions.

Stayed January 2022

Beautiful and stunning location, need full makeover.

Stayed October 2021

We loved our stay at Waitahanui! The house was amazing and fantastic location.

Stayed July 2021

Fabulous property. So much space and a fantastic location!

Stayed June 2021

Everything was in the house was just perfect. Nice lake views. Easy access to the city. Definitely comeback with family and friends.

Stayed November 2020

fantastic location with great spaces in and out... loads of room, good facilities and more.. great communication with manager

Stayed November 2020

Great location and very practical house. We absolutely loved our stay and are looking forward to coming back other time.

Stayed November 2020

Being able to go to sleep with the sound of the lake nearby was amazing. To be able to wake up and take in the beautiful views was how we started our day. The house was exactly what was promised. Definitely be coming back here.

Stayed October 2020

A palatial stylish warm lake side residence with 4 + bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, all the modern conveniences required including a well fitted out kitchen. Although located outside of Taupo very easy to drive to attractions/supermarkets. The river paths are beautiful for walking or bike riding. We had a very enjoyable visit. Many thanks

Stayed September 2020

We had a brilliant weekend in Taupo with our 2 adult children and their partners. The house is right on the lake and is huge It is quiet and warm. As well as 3 double bedrooms it was great to have 3 bathrooms also as it meant that everybody had plenty of space and privacy. We went for a number of walks up the nearby stream/river, swam in the lake and rode our bikes to 5 Mile Bay. Highly recommended.

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