Huka Lodge

Long considered one of the top destinations in the world, this iconic luxury lodge located in the heart of the North Island

Set on 17 acres near some of the best rivers on the North Island, and known throughout the world as a top international location, Huka Lodge is the original luxury accommodation in New Zealand. From its humble beginnings in the 1920s, it has dramatically transformed itself into a standard of luxury within the country. 

As one would expect of an accommodation with Huka Lodge's reputation, the grounds are beautifully maintained and all guests have use of a swimming pool, spa, tennis, croquet and pétanque courts. Located on the Waikato River, the Main Lodge has a library and a study for quiet relaxation.

Choices for rooms range from 18 Junior Suites and one Lodge Suite.  The Lodge Suit offers a super king bed, large walk-through dressing, and beautiful en suite bathroom. This room connects to a well-appointed lounge with dining area that features a gas fireplace and en suite bathroom in the same style. An Owner's Cottage and the Alan Pye Cottage are also available on property for additional exclusivity and privacy. All Junior Suites are a short distance from the Waikato River and have french doors that open onto a wooden terrace.

Customer reviews

We are near the end of our New Zealand trip. It has been terrific and amazing. Each stop was unique. First at Tara Iti... now Cape Kidnappers. It is perfectly designed and managed. Great staff and service.The golf course is beautiful and the Kiwi hunt very special... Thank for your help in all the planning.

—Jay K., Jackson, WY

We could not have been happier with this trip! The Best of New Zealand, you and Frank, did an outstanding job planning our itinerary, and making this the trip of our dreams! All of the accommodations were superb, and the time coordination of flights, driving, etc. was great! It really allowed for a stress-free and fun vacation. We really felt like we experienced New Zealand at it’s very best, and would highly recommend you to all of our friends! We hope to return someday!

Thank you again!

—B St Hillaire, Florida