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Acacia Cliffs Lodge

Acacia Cliffs Lodge

Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Acacia Cliffs Lodge is situated near the crystal clear Lake Taupo, and has sprawling views of the surrounding mountain ranges. As you arrive, you will drive up a tree-lined way to see this boutique lodge with their large sliding and bi-fold doors that open to the sun-drenched deck and outdoor garden.

Stay in one of the four stylish and contemporary spacious suites that each has a large private deck with views of the lake or the garden, a split king bed, a small sitting area and a large bathroom with a walk in shower or bath. In the evening, you can join the hosts and other guests for a glass of wine and canapes before heading out to dinner in town or you can pre-book dinner at the lodge.


Excellent hosts, wonderful food and fantastic views make this a great place to stay to explore this fascinating area.

OUR RATING: First Class

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Each room is equipped with a large private furnished patio or balcony that looks over Lake Taupo or the property’s garden, has a split king bed with fine lines and choice of pillows, tea and coffee making facilities, and underfloor heating in each of the bathrooms. While here, you will receive a complimentary bottle of New Zealand wine with your stay.


Acacia Cliffs Lodge is within a 10-minute drive to Taupo town centre, world-class golf courses, and all the local unique attractions like Huka Falls.

Food and drink

Daily gourmet cooked breakfast is served in the main lodge and you can enjoy a complimentary drink and canapés each evening during your stay. In addition, you receive a complimentary bottle of New Zealand wine on arrival to enjoy on your private patio or to take home with you. For an additional cost, you can pre-book an evening platter to enjoy on property or you can drive 10-minutes into Taupo centre to enjoy a meal at a local restaurant or pub.


Families are welcome to stay if they have booked the lodge as an exclusive use.

Tour ideas in Lake Taupo

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Acacia Cliffs Lodge as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

Location & places nearby

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    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can't be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

    • Chris Jolly's Cruise on Lake Taupo
      Maori rock carvings, Lake Taupo

      Chris Jolly's Cruise on Lake Taupo

      Chris Jolly's Cruise on Lake Taupo

      A scenic cruise taking you out onto Lake Taupo, to the Māori rock carvings and to historical points of interest in Whakaipo Bay.

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    • Hukafalls Jet Boat
      Huka Falls Jet Boat excursion, Lake Taupo

      Hukafalls Jet Boat

      Hukafalls Jet Boat

      This jet boat ride takes you upriver, through native bush and past thermal pools, to the very base of the Huka Falls, where 220,000 litres of water per second come tumbling over the cliff face.

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