Reservations Policy

  • 15% Goods and Services Tax is applicable on all tariffs.
  • Included in the tariff is accommodation, full country breakfast, pre-dinner drinks and five-course dinner daily, Taupo Airport transfers if required and full use of all Huka Lodge facilities.
  • Tariffs quoted are in New Zealand dollars and charged on a per person, per night basis (with the exception of the Owner’s Cottage and Alan Pye Cottage tariffs which are charged on a per room, per night basis).
  • Tariffs are subject to confirmation at the time of reservation.
  • Tariffs for children and for the use of Escort Rooms, are available on request.
  • Between 20 December 2014 - 05 January 2015, a minimum stay of two nights is required. With the exception of the Owner's Cottage and Alan Pye Cottage were a minimum three-night stay is required.
  • Guests wishing to stay on Christmas Day will need to check-in prior to, or on 24 December as we will not be having either arrivals or departures on 25 December (Christmas Day). 
  • A festive season surcharge of NZ$400 + GST per person, per night applies on 24 December 2014 (Christmas Eve), 26 December 2014 (Boxing Day), 31 December 2014 (New Year's Eve) and 01 January 2015 (New Year's Day). Festive season includes gifts, performances and entertainment, party decorations, French champagne and fine wines, gourmet lunches and gala dinners, excursions and activities. 
  • Children five years and under stay free of charge, when staying with their parents in the same room. Only one child permitted per room.

Group Reservations (five or more rooms)


In the event that Huka Lodge is unable to replace a cancelled reservation, the following applies:

  • 25% of the total cost will be charged, if a reservation is cancelled between 7 and 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Should cancellation be received within seven days prior to arrival, a 100% charge for every room night cancelled will be applied.
  • “No shows” will be charged at 100% of the applicable rate, for the total stay.
  • Between 20 December 2014 - 05 January 2015, a cancellation made 60 days prior to arrival includes a 25% cancellation fee for each night cancelled. A cancellation within the same period made 30 days prior to arrival incurs a 100% cancellation fee.