Wairakei Resort Taupō

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Outdoor Activities


The resort has its own 9-hole golf course, and there are 5 more nearby, including Kinloch Golf Club’s Jack Nicklaus-designed course. You can rent out mountain bikes to test yourself on the resort’s own track or take to the public routes nearby. The resort even has its own tennis and squash courts. Lake Taupō offers boating and jet-skiing, and spring and winter skiing on local slopes is only a short drive away.

Public Golf Course

Wairakei Resort Taupō offers a 9-hole resort golf course that is open to hotel guests and members of the public. The 1,941 metre course is a par 34 course, with the longest hole measuring 366 metres. Renowned as one of the best 9-holes in New Zealand, it is a local favourite and an excellent social course for family and friends to spend quality time during their stay in Taupō.

Important Notice: Due to hazardous conditions, the golf course is unplayable and closed until further notice.

Adults NZD 30
Seniors NZD 20
Students (College) NZD 20
Children under 12 NZD 15
Club Hire NZD15


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Swimming Pools

Wairakei Resort Taupō has two geothermally heated swimming pools for guests to enjoy all year around. The lower pool located near the villas is our lap pool, while the upper pool is a lagoon-style family pool that is located beyond the hotel’s reception area and opposite the Waiora Wing. Both pools come with standard changing facilities and towels are readily available from reception. During summer months, the upper lagoon-style pool boasts a seasonal pool bar offering a wide variety of drinks.

The swimming pools are open to guests from 6.00 AM to 11.00 PM daily. All children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.




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Tennis & Squash


You can play tennis on 2 floodlit outdoor courts or swap the larger racquet for the smaller squash racquet and hit the indoor court for a game against friends or family. After working up a sweat, why not cool off in one of the pools?

Important Notice: The tennis courts are currently closed for repair works due to recently sustained damage.


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Body Firm Spa

If a game of tennis sounds too energetic and a ride on the Huka Jet too adventurous, book time at the hotel’s Body Firm Spa for a relaxing way to spend a few hours. Whether you need a remedial body massage to restore your natural balance, a wrap to tone your body or a facial to nourish and rejuvenate tired skin, the Body Firm Spa offers a wide range treatment. We advise booking sessions in advance as the spa is extremely popular with guests.

For more information and to make a reservation please visit The Body Firm Spa.


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