Australia and Oceania
Huka Lodge, New Zealand
Huka Lodge lies on the banks of the Waikato River, notably New Zealand’s longest river, 300m upstream from the famous Huka Falls. It started as a simple fishing lodge in the 1920s, attracting guests from around the world. Now the exclusive lodge lures the most discerning travellers from around the globe, seeking one of the world's very best retreats.
The Huka Lodge has 18 Junior Lodge Suites, one Lodge Suite and two exclusive cottages – the Owner’s Cottage, with four suites, and the new two-suite Alan Pye Cottage. All of the suites are designed to allow the beauty of the landscape to dominate, while providing layers of well-appointed luxury. French doors open onto the wooden terrace, providing a view of the turquoise waters of the Waikato River.
Guests are in for a treat when it comes to dining at Huka Lodge. Meals are served in the cosy main lodge and food is prepared by outstanding chefs with extensive experience. Private dining venues are endless with the Trophy Room, Library and outdoor deck with fireplace all being very atmospheric.
There is a tennis court on site, as well as mountain bikes to explore the surrounding area. The region offers a huge array of activities including hot pools, fishing, water skiing, skydiving, jet boating, white water rafting, hunting, bungee jumping, horse riding, sailing, kayaking, rock climbing, golf and scenic helicopter flights.