|Tongariro Lodge. Tongariro Lodge is situated in park-like grounds on the banks of the Tongariro River adjacent to the southern shores of Lake Taupo. The year-round outdoor playground of Tongariro National Park is only a short distance away. Experience the finest accommodation and gourmet dining in a unique fishing lodge atmosphere. Enjoy some of the best trout fishing and outdoor activities available in the world.|
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Tongariro Lodge is situated in park-like grounds on the banks of the Tongariro River adjacent to the southern shores of Lake Taupo. The year-round outdoor playground of Tongariro National Park is only a short distance away. Experience the finest accommodation and gourmet dining in a unique fishing lodge atmosphere. Enjoy some of the best trout fishing and outdoor activities available in the world. The Lodge is right on the door step of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park, which includes the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, the most popular one day walk in New Zealand.
Established in 1982, the Lodge has an excellent reputation for gourmet dining, the finest accommodation, quality outdoor activities; and the very best in trout fishing guides.
Guest Accommodation and Facilities
Tongariro Lodge offers old-fashioned comfort and style combined with friendly personal service.
Guest accommodation is separate from the main Lodge. This ensures maximum privacy. Riverside executive chalets range from one to five bedrooms. Each executive chalet has private facilities and its own secluded sunny terrace with views of the Tongariro River, Lake Taupo, or the mountains.
The Lodge is nestled on 22 acres of secluded grounds with mature gardens and trees surrounding the accommodation. Guests at Tongariro Lodge are able to choose from a diverse range of outdoor activities. A secluded spa and an all weather tennis court are provided. Enjoy a superb meal in one of our dining rooms, relax in the lounge or enjoy a game of chess in the library.
- Beautifully landscaped grounds
- Guest lounges with chess, games and library
- Astro turf tennis court
- Petanque courts
- Spa pool
- Helicopter pad
- Fly fishing only a cast away
Tongariro Lodge Restaurant has developed an international reputation for fine food and wine. The Lodge specialises in serving the best of New Zealand game and traditional foods. It is one of the finest dining restaurants in Taupo and Turangi.
The true atmosphere of the Lodge is best experienced in front of an open fire over a four course evening meal as the day's activities are recounted - and stories get taller as the evening wears on.
Breakfast and luncheon are provided at your leisure. Hamper lunches are one of our specialities. Children are welcome.
Tongariro Lodge restaurant is open to casual diners also on reservation, and is only five minutes from Turangi and forty minutes from Taupo.
Tongariro Lodge has a reputation as one of the world's great fishing lodges, and you can enjoy some of the best trout fishing available anywhere in the world. Our expert team of guides has provided guests at the Lodge with their Fishing Experience of a Lifetime for the last 25 years!
Tongariro National Park is an all year outdoor playground - right on our doorstep. In 45 minutes you could be off into the mountains for a day's heli-hiking, skiing at Tongariro, or you could be on the slopes of Mount Ruapehu, an active volcano.
The Tongariro Lodge team is expert at arranging a wide range of outdoor activities to cater for all tastes. Choose from active or relaxed, away from it all or part of the action. We are sure you will not be disappointed.
History of The Lodge
- Tongariro Alpine Crossing
- New Zealand heli-hiking and guided walks
- White water rafting
- Scenic helicopter and fixed wing flights
- Horse trekking through native forests
- Snow skiing
- Jet boating
- Mountain biking
Tongariro Lodge was established in 1982 by legendary angler and guide Tony Hayes, originally as an 8 unit Fishing Lodge and has enjoyed considerable fame and success as a business ever since.
The Who's Who of world fly fishing have all stayed at Tongariro Lodge along with many famous celebrities such as President Jimmy Carter, Robert Mitchum, Liam Neeson, Larry Hagman, Timothy Dalton, Malcom Fraser and many others.
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