- Hot tub
- Off road parking
- Ground floor bedroom
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
- Games Room
- Broadband / WiFi
Reviews & Ratings
* Based on a combined average customer score
25 Customer Review(s)
“We had a fine stay but there are definitely some things that need attention!”
Carpet on stairs & bottom of stairs is fraying & coming off Labels were wrong on the lights in lounge There is an Ants problem that needs urgent attention. We lost a bit of food that was left on the bench eww Wall has bowed in the downstairs shower & wasn’t clean, I didn’t want to use it! Taps both drip in the laundry tub Heater in bathroom doesn’t work Some light bulbs were out too Run out of spa cleaner Listing was misleading as the level 2 bathroom is really just a toilet & ...
Carpet on stairs & bottom of stairs is fraying & coming off Labels were wrong on the lights in lounge There is an Ants problem that needs urgent attention. We lost a bit of food that was left on the bench eww Wall has bowed in the downstairs shower & wasn’t clean, I didn’t want to use it! Taps both drip in the laundry tub Heater in bathroom doesn’t work Some light bulbs were out too Run out of spa cleaner Listing was misleading as the level 2 bathroom is really just a toilet & unusable shower in the laundry with the laundry tub as the basin & had to be accessed through the garage. We found the value for money very poor, this house is average at best but paying a high price for it.- Kaye-maree, June 2023
Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback and we will be working on your suggestions with our local team. Property Owner
“We hired this for 4 of our employees and a dog who had a job in Taupo.”
The feed back I got was that they were very happy with it, nice and relaxed. If they have to go back down there for work, we would definitely hire it again.- Kim, May 2023
“The oven was not clean, the element selector doesn't work and its possible the thermostat didn't either.”
The smoke alarm went off in the early hours of the morning, couldn't reach it to check and or change the battery. The garden needs weeding has deadly nightshade growing in unsafe areas. Next time I'll take my gardening gloves. The previous guests didn't clean up after their dog (sadly) we didn't pick it up either sorry. The deck is absolutely lovely, but a gate on either side would be awesome to prevent children and dogs escaping. There are many light bulbs that need fitting. A heat pump especially in winter would be nice (as Granny trying to find an axe to cut kindling after 3pm check in) was not pleasing. The double bed upstairs was very uncomfortable for Granny. Knowing all these little quirks will hopefully help the next guest, if they haven't been corrected. I cleaned the upstairs outside windows and some of the inside ones facing the deck.- Kim, May 2023
Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback, Kim. We will certainly address the issues you have raised with our local team and do hope you will book again soon. Property Owner
“Enjoyed our stay.”
Would book again if ever staying in Taupo. Kids enjoyed going to childrens playground a few streets over and plenty of actives at bach to keep all ages busy on wet days.- Donna, April 2023
“Upstairs hot water has no water pressure and risk of scalding as the temperature was inconsistent.”
The downstairs sliding door fell off the rails and was a hazard as well. Lights were also missing. Kitchen utensils and the house in general could have been cleaner. Other than that it was good for the kids.- Jason, October 2022
Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted to notify you that the owner has converted the water system to gas to ensure temperature consistency. A new deck has been built and the sliding door is now hung on brand-new hinges. Glad that the children enjoyed their holiday! Property Owner
“Was disappointed that hot tub wasn’t turned on before we arrived and it it ...”
Was disappointed that hot tub wasn’t turned on before we arrived and it it look over 24 hours to heat , Coffee machine was also missing a hose for the milk but on a positive note loved out stay perfect for our 5 lil children and two dogs- Amber, September 2022
“Great house for families with travelling doggos, warm and close to all we needed for a great weekend away !”- Allene, May 2022
“Great location with walk to lake and in to town.”- Michael, April 2022
“Great location for the price and the ping pong table was a hit with our group.”
Unfortunately though the house had not been cleaned well with cobwebs and thick dust throughout different rooms in the house. The house is also very tired and in need of a major revamp. We weren't too worried about this initially but when you can't even open the oven door to get the bottom trays out because it hits the freezer door handle it gets a tad annoying. It's great if you're after a basic bach experience and are happy to bring your own hand towels, tea towels, hand soap, toilet paper etc but we expected a bit more for the price we payed. I have been a holiday rental owner for many years and it's the little things that count and make for a great rental experience for your holiday guests.- Colleen, March 2022
“We throughly enjoyed our stay at Rahui.”
The upstairs was lovely and clean, good linen and comfortable beds. The kitchen, dining and living is spacious with indoor, outdoor flow. The deck could use some work and perhaps new carpet downstairs or follow through with the wooden floors.- Victoria, January 2022
“Great location and space for our family of 7.”
Expected more for the price paid & photos should be updated.- Keila, December 2021
“Loved our stay here, has everything you could want to have a fantastic time away.”
Loved the fireplace and the hot tub was a delight. We will try and stay here again when we return to Taupō.- Andrew, August 2021
“Great set up for families with trampoline, fenced section, bikes, table tennis etc.”
Older style house that could use some decor updates in places but warm and very comfortable and an easy walk to the lake.- Christine, March 2021
Everything for our stay was on point and the kids had a blast. Plenty of things for them to do. Thank you so much !- Alana, March 2021
“We had a great week away with beautiful weather.”
The current state of this house is very average and it needs a really big overhaul to justify what it costs to stay there. It is in a perfect location with walking distance to the lake and town. It slept two families and two dogs really well. Kids loved the tramp and the hot tub is an added bonus. Plenty of space to park the jet skis and utes. This house will be lovely once it has had the attention given to it that it deserves.- Sarah, January 2021
Thank you for your valuable feedback Sarah. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the location and size for your family. We have passed along your comments about the property to the owner. Property Owner
“Great location and had everything needed for a comfortable stay.”
The property manager was very friendly and made the check in/out seamless. Would definitely stay again.- Dorothy, December 2020
“Nice house, great location!”- Hayley, November 2020
“Nice spacious and tidy also in a good location, short drive to town.”- Kris, October 2019
“Best experience I've had with booking a house for a holiday.”- Kevin, October 2019
“Great location, good sized property with heaps of room.”
Lots to do at the house, with ping pong table, hot tub, good sized lounge and deck to relax!! Plus close to town and the water front.- alan, October 2019
“Great stay in Taupo, fire worked a treat to warm us all in the cooler evenings as did the hot tub!”- Kimberly, September 2019
“This was a great place to stay.”
The ping pong table was a great addition to the stay as was the cedar hot tub! All facilities were functional and in great working order. Fire place was fab. Would definitely recommend to others and would stay here again.- Dylan, September 2019
“Was a great location, really quick into town.”
With it being cold they had put heaters in all the rooms. Needed besides tables for main bedroom.- Jo, August 2019
“Good older boned house single glazed with modern fit out just needed some dry firewood to get the top of the house warm and heaters on alot downstairs if people are staying down there as downstairs can be chilly.”
Beds were comfortable upstairs king is quite firm and downstairs queen is softer. Otherwise well equipt kitchen has most things you need.- Jess, July 2019
“Great spot, perfect for two families, lots of space.”
Clean & very very warm. Had a wonderful holiday.- Amy, April 2019
- Bedroom 1: Queen, Cot
- Bedroom 2: Single x2
- Bedroom 3: Single x2
- Bedroom 4: King
- Bathroom 1 with: Shower, Hand basin, Toilet
- Bathroom 2 with: Shower, Hand basin, Toilet
- Free Wi-Fi, Smart TV, CD Player, Hot Tub, Trampoline, BBQ, Table Tennis
- Microwave, Fridge Freezer, Oven, Hobs, Cafetiere, Dishwasher, Toaster
- Washing Machine, Iron, Tumble Dryer, Airing Rack
- Heating, Closed Fireplace
Our linen service will provide all sheets, pillowcases, towels, bath mats, and tea towels for your stay. We’ll also make up the beds for you prior to arrival and strip them down after your departure. Pillows and duvets are provided at the property.
Round up the troops and head to Rahui Basecamp!
This four-bedroom holiday home with Wi-Fi is the perfect base for your next trip to Lake Taupo. Enjoy all the comforts of home, including a Smart TV and a 4-6 person Cedar Hot Tub. Indoors, the groovy seventies decor is fun and relaxed with a retro holiday vibe.
Think summers of old as you relax on the sun-drenched front deck with outdoor dining.
Enjoy a glass of something cold, as the kids play below on the lawn and the BBQ is fired up for a classic Kiwi dinner. After dinner, head down to the garage for a family table tennis tournament - loser is on dishes duty.
(But don't worry, there's a dishwasher!) Rahui Basecamp is split over two levels with two bedrooms on each, ensuring there's plenty of space for everyone in your group to retreat to at the end of a big day.
The whole family can come along for the fun, as Rahui Basecamp is pet-friendly too! You're in a great spot to enjoy days out on the water, just minutes from Tapuaeharuru Bay of Lake Taupo, famously known as Warm Water Lake.
Rahui Basecamp has room to bring the boat (under 2.5m high) and park onsite. Taupo is within a short 1.5km drive or walk, where you can indulge at great cafes and restaurants and get your adrenaline thrills through activities like jet-boating, fly fishing and scenic adventures. Rahui Basecamp is waiting to welcome you and your happy campers!
This property has had additional safety railings installed across the balustrades on the deck, please see photo.
Please note a bond may be charged at certain times of the year. One of our team members will contact you if this is required for your booking.
About the location
Just a few minutes drive from Taupo Central, Two Mile Bay is a great base to relax and unwind after a day filled with all the must-do activities around Taupo. Staying here, you're minutes from Lake Taupo for days out on the water, a short drive from Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon and at a good vantage point for tackling the Tongariro Crossing. All of our Two Mile Bay holiday homes are pre-inspected prior to your arrival and are ready for instant online booking.