welcome you along a wonderful tree-lined drive to
enter the peace and tranquillity of our 11-acre rural retreat.
Just 10-12 minutes drive (14kms) from Taupo with its wide range of shopping,
cafes and restaurants, 45 minutes from Rotorua.
in the Oruanui Valley amid picturesque countryside, Minarapa Lodge is ideally
located for an easy drive to the following awesome natural attractions:
Korako - an amazing thermal wonderland - Taupo's famous Hidden Valley.
Ours is the closest accommodation of its kind to this wonderful thermal
Falls - the start of the Waikato River. Marvel at the incredible power
and colour of the water.
of the Moon - geothermal activity. The area's best-known local thermal
Terraces - Taupo's own Maori Village with hangi and concert party.
Jet - the exhilarating jet boat ride operating from Aratiatia Rapids
- you can boat or bathe at either Whakaipo Bay or Kinloch Bay
both about 10 - 15 minutes drive away
Caves - one and a half hours away, which makes them easily accessible
within a day.
National Park - and the Tongariro Crossing walk are also 1 hour45 minute's
drive from us. We are happy to provide an early breakfast and packed
lunch for anyone setting out on the walk.
Fishing - by charter boat or casting we can book for you.
- There are a number of excellent golf courses in this area, including Wairakei International Golf Course.