Luxury Getaway in Thermal Region

From Lake Tarawera, Rotorua to Lake Tarawera, Rotorua
  • Thermal Plateau & Bay of Plenty
  • Luxury
  • Romance and Honeymoon
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Tour Description

Experience premier level luxury in New Zealands thermal region, Rotorua.

Take in the breathtaking views over Lake Tarawera, with lush natural bush and volcanic landscape backdrop, all from a secluded luxury lodge. You will explore the volcanic area,  hike to a 65 meter waterfall, enjoy a thermal soak in Tarawera Thermal Springs, or perhaps even add on a guided 4WDrive and hike to the Summit of Mount Tarawera, or a heli flight. .  In your free time relax in the beautiful surrounds, or take to the lake from your lodge by kayaking or dinghy, getting a different perspective of the surrounding landscapes, all from the convenience of your luxury lodge.

This is a great romantic break for couples, or those who enjoy some active activities in comfort - this programme can be tailor made to suit!

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Explore the stunning volcanic landscapes of Mount Tarawera with a 4WD tour, or walk to waterfall

"The perfect indulgence, seasonal fresh chef prepared meals, and thermal hot springs at unspoiled Lake Tarawera" Ersan, Team Viva

Take a kayak or dinghy and explore the lake at your leisure

Tour Itinerary

Customisable ? This tour can be customised to suit your tastes and timing. Enquire here for more information.
Day 1
Lake Tarawera, Rotorua

Arrive at Solitaire lodge and enjoy the beautiful scenery and the onsite facilites which are all included during your stay, along with fine dining meals.

Day 2
Lake Tarawera, Rotorua

After your gourmet breakfast you will take a guided hike to Tarawera falls. Starting with a short speedboat transfer to the trout laden Tarawera outlet stream which is the starting point of the hike. The beautiful hike leads to a spectacular 200-foot-high waterfall. Along the way walk through native bush of Pohutukawa and Rata trees with native bird sounds of Tuis, Fantails and Kereru. You will have a picnic lunch and an opportunity to swim in the many swimming holes. Return transfer to the lodge is included. You have the afternoon at leisure, where its recommended you kayak along the lake and enjoy the dramatic setting. Optional suggestion for today - add on a tour to explore Mount Tarawera by 4WD or helicopter.

Day 3
Lake Tarawera, Rotorua Depart

Head out early for a thermal soak at Tarawera Thermal Springs and enjoy soaking in the
thermal waters rising gently through the lake bed as the morning sun filters through native bush. Return just in time for breakfast and checkout. Before leaving Rotarua we recommend you take a guided hike to Tarawera Falls or if you have more time you could explore the thermal region by guided bike tour or a guided rainbow trout fishing excursion

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 2 nights in a suite at Solitaire Lodge
  • Included Copy 20 All meals prepared by in-house chef, daily changing menu, 5 course dinner
  • Included Copy 20 Pre-dinner drinks & Canapes
  • Included Copy 20 Complimentary mini bar & snacks
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Use of facilities and leisure equipment at lodge
  • Included Copy 20 Use of Kayaks and dinghies
  • Included Copy 20 Thermal soak at thermal springs
  • Included Copy 31 Add on 4WD to Mount Tarawera
  • Included Copy 31 Add on a private Helicopter trip and picnic on top of Mount Tarawera
  • Included Copy 31 Add on a guided rainbow trout fishing programme
  • Included Copy 7 Transfers or car hire can be arranged (additional)


  • Included Optional 4 WD and walk up the stunning volcanic Mount Tarawera
  • Included Hike to Tarawera Falls
  • Included Fine dining with a stunning view of Lake Tarawera
  • Included Soak in thermal hot springs
  • Included Kayak or boat on the beautiful waters of Lake Tarawera
  • Included Relax in comfort at your luxury lodge
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3 days

Price from

$1,197 USD

Per person, sharing

including GST

Daily Departures