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Wairakei Resort Taupo believes in providing meeting and conference visitors with a one of a kind geothermal experience.
Since the late 1880’s Wairakei Resort Taupo has accommodated visitors from around the world. Superbly situated on 169 acres of geothermal wonderland, the Resort is located on the northern fringe of Taupo on Wairakei Road.
Driving to Wairakei Resort takes approximately 3.5 hours from Auckland and 4.5 hours from Wellington.
Wairakei Resort believes that with comfort and style, combined with a myriad of leisure activities, adventure experiences and scenic beauty within the Wairakei Tourist Park; you will experience the most striking environment for your next conference, corporate or incentive event.
There is a long and distinguished history of planning and running sensational conferences and events at Wairakei Resort. In fact, great minds have been meeting here since 1886.
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Opening the Door to Your Space
Direct daily flights from both Auckland and Wellington into Taupo Airport take approximately 1 hour.
As a purpose built conference facility with a dedicated conference team, digital AV company and with a brand new high speed fibre wi fi network installation across the full Resort, Wairakei can provide comprehensive full conference, small meeting or tradeshow and event solutions as well as entertain up to 600 guests.
The Resort also lends itself to be utilised for many different events from not only trade shows and conferences to product launches and international association meetings.
Taupo is a spiritual place and Wairakei Resort believes in exercising a meaningful cultural relationship and with environmental integrity in mind.
Comprehensive Conference Space
With everything onsite, Wairakei Resort Taupo offers the most comprehensive and most intimate conference environment.
Nine plenary spaces catering for up to a maximum of 600 delegates (theatre style), and a huge range of indoor and outdoor settings. Your conference is only limited by yours and our joint imaginations.
Our professional events team includes experienced event coordinators, expert event planners, AV technicians & catering professionals.
With a direct connection to the Resort HQ, forward planning can ensure efficient delivery of room drops or management of VIP statuses.
Accommodation and Dining
Wairakei Resort Taupo provides 187 accommodation rooms and can provide the highest standard of comfort for all levels of accommodation.
Whatever your requirements may be; twin, double or king rooms with space and comfort - to family villas and luxury accommodation, Wairakei Resort provides the ideal room to suit your delegates individuals needs.
Each room is equipped with a new high speed fibre wi-fi service, Sky TV, international direct dial telephones, mini bar, clock/alarm, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and a balcony overlooking carefully manicured gardens.
Other services within the Resort include 24-hour reception, room service, guest laundry and dry-cleaning.
Wairakei Resort offers two fantastic onsite restaurant dining options with a wonderful selection of mouth-watering menus with local produce designed by award-winning chefs.
The resort has a superb range of indoor and outdoor functions settings available for private events, as well as three on-site bars and nightclub. Whether you require a casual BBQ dinner, a red carpet affair or anything in between, the resort can custom design a menu, atmosphere and budget to suit your needs.
The Pavilion Restaurant offers an exquisite fine dining experience. Choose from a delectable a-la-carte menu and soak up the atmosphere as talented hotel trained chefs create a culinary masterpiece for your dining pleasure.
The Pavilion Restaurant is pure indulgence for your tastebuds.
Fairways Café all day menu offers a fantastic selection of bistro style meals from light salads to hearty steak. Open from 10.00am daily this is a great café style venue for all occasions.
Wairakei Resort has three onsite bars, each with its own unique style. The Geyser House Bar is elegant in atmosphere and location making it the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day. Enjoy a cool, refreshing beverage at the 19th Hole Bar and play a game of Billiards before dinner.
This adjoins the private nightclub (can be hired out individually as a 21st or 40th venue). Indulge in a tall cocktail, sip a cold beer and enjoy a swim at the On the Rocks Pool Bar.
Your Fun Space
Wairakei Resort encompasses 169 acres surrounding a fantastic variety of recreation and relaxation facilities including:
- 9-hole Public Golf Course
- Two tennis courts
- Six spa pools
- Two outdoor heated swimming pools
- Squash court
- Fully equipped fitness centre
- Spa therapy
- Two restaurants
- Three bars
The superb location of the Resort puts you at the doorstep to many of Taupo's famous attractions and activities:
- Huka Falls
- Prawn Park
- Craters of the Moon
- Wairakei Terraces
- Wairakei International Golf Course
- Hukafalls Jet
- Tandem Skydiving
- Bungy Jumping
- Rope Climbing
Call our Conference Solutions Manager on (07) 374 9004 or text conference to 260 and begin building a conference that is suited to what your company needs.
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