Driving instructions

Driving by rental car or limousine generally takes approx 3-3.5 hours from Auckland, 4.5 hours from Wellington and 1-hour from Rotorua.

Auckland International Airport to Huka Lodge

1.

Starting from Auckland International Airport, Ray Emery Drive, Auckland, get on State Highway 20 in Wiri from Tom Pearce Dr and Puhinui Rd

6.3 km

2.

Take the State Highway 1 S exit on the right toward Hamilton and continue on SH 1

33 km

3.

Take exit 477 for State Highway 2 toward Coromandel Peninsula/Tauranga and continue on SH 2

36 km

4.

 Continue on State Highway 27 to Tirau

92.6 km

5.

 Slight left onto State Highway 1 (signs for Rotorua/Taupo/Route 1). Follow SH 1 to Thermal Explorer Hwy in Wairakei

89.6 km

6.

 At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Thermal Explorer Hwy. Turn left onto Huka Falls Rd.

4.5 km

7.

Continue for 1.5 km along Huka Falls Rd to Huka Lodge, Taupo

 

Wellington International Airport to Huka Lodge  

1.

Starting from Wellington International Airport, Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington, head northwest on Stewart Duff Dr toward Station Dr

160 m

2.

Follow State Highway 1 to State Hwy in Wharewaka, Taupo

371 km

3.

 At the roundabout continue on State Hwy

2.6 km

4.

Continue onto Lake Terrace. Lake Terrace turns slightly right and becomes Thermal Explorer Hwy/Tongariro St

4.7 km

5.

 At the roundabout, take the first exit and continue on Thermal Explorer Hwy/Tongariro St.

1.5 km

6.

 Turn right onto Huka Falls Rd and continue for 2.8 km along Huka Falls Rd to Huka Lodge, Taupo

 

Rotorua International Airport to Huka Lodge  

1.

Starting from Rotorua International Airport, 837 Te Ngae Road, Owhata, Rotorua,
turn right and go south west on State Highway 30. 

 

2.

 Follow State Highway 30 and State Highway 1 to Thermal Explorer Hwy in Wairakei

79.5 km

3.

 At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Thermal Explorer Hwy. Turn left onto Huka Falls Rd.

3 km

4.

 Continue for 1.5 km along Huka Falls Rd to Huka Lodge, Taupo

 


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