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Lupin B&B is modern with spacious bedrooms for those wanting a quiet, relaxing, private place to stay while taking in the local activities, cafés & restaurants & abundant outdoor activities available here in Kinloch, Taupo.
Lupin Lodge is sited amongst tranquil gardens & farmland views to Kinloch Station and the established wooded areas of the local golf course.
The Lavender Room has a king bed plus ensuite which opens out to a private patio for guests to relax and enjoy dinner or barbecues or soak in the spa. The Lobelia Room has two king sized single beds & the Lachenlia Room accommodates a queen sized bed. Both share the main bathroom.
As guests of Lupin Lodge continental breakfasts will be served with organic cereals, yoghurt, fresh fruits, Crossiants or toast with freshly brewed coffee or herbal tea.
On your arrival you will be met by me as your host and offered either a glass of wine or beer & freshly brewed coffee, and homemade baking. There are plenty of outdoor activities to pursue like fly & trout fishing, Mt Tauhara trail walk, chartered sightseeing lake trips to view Maori rock carvings, Orakei Karako geothermal Geyersland, lake kayaking, or horse trekking.
If a quiet game of golf is more your cup of tea there is a 9 hole course just across the road not to mention the Jack Nicklaus International Golf Course minutes away. Kinloch boasts it owns boat marina, the local Kinloch Store & a fabulous Café/Restaurant – called Tipsy Trout. The lake is only 800m away for swimming & water activities and the famous mountain bike trails the K2K & W2K start here in Kinloch.
Kinloch is 20 kms from Taupo and from there guests have more adrenalin packed activities on offer like taking a rapids jet up to the Huka Falls, tandem sky diving, bungy & cliff jumping & also hiking over the Mt Tongariro Alpine Crossing – the best one day hike in NZ.
In Winter Mt Ruapehu is home to NZ’s largest ski areas, Whakapapa & Turoa and are well known for the most awesome natural skiing and snowboarding terrain NZ has available. White water rafting on the Tongariro River is also a must do whilst visiting Taupo.
For those guests with children there are several fun activities to keep everyone happy. Taupo has the Mind Junction which comprises of a giant maze, golf simulator, model railway, café & puzzle shop.
For those guests wishing to just chill out and relax more, a therapeutic massage can be arranged as I am a qualified Massage Therapist.
Most visitors come to sweat the big stuff and savour the small stuff.
It’s the Ying and Yang and contrast of this place.
We’ve got high energy ‘adrenalin’ junky sports as well as endless opportunities to just chill out.
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