Huka Lodge Huka Lodge

The charming Irishman Alan Pye founded Huka Lodge in the 1920s, and ever since it has been the best-kept secret of the world's most discerning travellers. Those first guests came to enjoy the stunning beauty of the location, the generous hospitality and to cast their rods from the banks of the magnificent Waikato River. Today, a continuous list of top international awards bears testament to a reputation richly deserved and a clientele who still seek the same legendary experiences offered by Huka Lodge. A place where every last detail for guest comfort has been considered, where the service is both solicitous and seamless and where gourmet cuisine is served at the most romantic and sublime private dining venues imaginable.

The Lodge nestles amongst 17- acres of mature and manicured gardens on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, upstream from the mighty Huka Falls. All 18 Junior Lodge suites, one Lodge suite and the two private cottages enjoy views of the hypnotic and powerful deep turquoise-green waters as they flow by.

The Owner’s Cottage and its companion the Alan Pye Cottage present the most exclusive Huka Lodge experience – offering the best of both worlds; total independence and privacy, as well as all the Lodge’s amenities. Ideal for a private party of business partners or colleagues, families and friends or for the ultimate honeymoon, the Cottages are two of the world’s most renowned private hideaways.

The unique experiences on offer with Huka Lodge as your base – are exciting, fun and amazingly varied. Guests observe geo-thermal activity, cruise Lake Taupo, fish for trout, play golf, horse trek, river raft, nature walk and so much more, while exploring an area famed for its immense natural beauty and magnificent scenery.

Park Hyatt Auckland Park Hyatt Auckland

Park Hyatt Auckland is perfectly located on the water’s edge, boasting expansive views across Wynyard Quarter's Lighter Basin and out to the Waitematā Harbour. Settle into elegant luxury with a stay in one of the 195 guestrooms, with ultimate privacy and indulgence found in the Presidential Suite overlooking the Waitematā Harbour and Wynyard bridge. Located on the top floor of the hotel it features one luxurious king bed, a private outdoor garden, a furnished balcony, separate living and dining areas, fully equipped designer kitchen, internal boardroom for private meetings or dining, marble bathroom with separate powder room and secure VIP access.

Gourmands and gourmets alike can savor a delectable meal in one of the four restaurants and bars. The Living Room is the perfect place to unwind and relax, catch up with friends or have meetings with picturesque views. Enjoy a light meal or indulge on Park Hyatt Auckland’s Afternoon Tea, a journey of discovery served in a playful style, marrying nostalgia with modern flair.

In the Captain’s Bar, sit by the fireplace or on the outdoor terrace with stunning views, as you enjoy a fine selection of rums or classic cocktails with a local twist. It is the perfect setting for a sundowner, watching the last rays sparkle over the water from your terrace perch. Indulge at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Onemata, the menu showcasing only the finest local produce, driven by the farmer, fisherman and seasonal ingredients. Relax and rejuvenate with a treatment from the day spa, an intimate sanctuary of calm and relaxation, thoughtfully curated to provide health and wellbeing for all its guests. Start or end your day with a refreshing dip in the 25-metre infinity pool and for those with a focus on fitness, there is also an onsite gym for guests.


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