• Kinloch Manor & Villas is a contemporary expression of New Zealand luxury. Seamlessly blending world-class golf with award-winning architecture and uncompromisingly luxurious lodgings with sustainable estate-to-plate dining,
  • Modern cabin-style villas, world-class links and farm-fresh fare – these are just a few of our favourite things about The Kinloch Manor on New Zealand’s North Island.
  • The 18 junior suites and luxurious one and two bedroom villas, with clean burning fireplaces, outdoor furnished balconies have sensational views to Lake Taupo.
  • Spend days perfecting your swing, hiking through geothermally active parks and paddling across the neighbouring lake, or just decamp to the spa for honey-based scrubs and facials, taste your way through the wine selection in the velvet-clad bar or soak in the scenery from your private terrace.
  • Opened in 2016 and featuring New Zealand’s only Jack Nicklaus Signature 18-hole Links Golf Course, voted #1 course in New Zealand by PGA professionals.
  • The Lodge’s wild adventure offering includes New Zealand’s most popular day hike, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing plus world class fly-fishing, white water rafting, forest and lakeside cycling tracks.
  • Back at the lodge guests return to the spectacular Lodge’s welcoming whiskey and champagne bar with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the golf course to Lake Taupo.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.


World-Class Fishing

Head out onto the tranquil lake or wade into its rushing headwaters, winding like shining ribbons through the verdant wilderness, and set your hook for a day of premier fishing. Whether you want to drift across the surface as you wait for a nibble or test your fly fishing skills amidst the lush beauty of native bush, you will enjoy some of the best trout fishing in the world regardless of season.]

Intriguing Waters

Embark on a mesmerising voyage as you cruise across the largest lake in New Zealand, its ample waters filling the ancient depths of the dormant Taupo caldera. Explore its life-giving waters and discover its myriad wonders, from the favoured cultural marvels to the hidden secrets nestled within the bays and inlets that lie strewn along its stunning shoreline.

Spacious Skies

Spread you wings, take flight, and enjoy swathes of brilliant blue sky as you rise far above Lake Taupo, its dazzling surface receding to a sparkling gemstone below. Admire stunning vistas that stretch out in all directions… or take the ultimate plunge and dive from dizzying heights to plummet then abruptly soar, floating on the breeze, one with the scenery… awestruck.

Cycling & Biking

Take to the trails and enjoy breathtaking scenery as you trace the shoreline for a pleasant afternoon ride… or chase exhilarating adventure in the bush-clad hills that rise from the depths of Lake Taupo. Choose your own pace… Enjoy a leisurely ride along the lakeside boardwalk, join the family at a mountain bike park for fun and adventure, or head deep into the bush to explore the wilds and push your limits. Set your wheels in motion.

Roaring Engines

Hear the thundering roar and feel the guttural thrum of the engines pulse along your spine as you speed along, shooting through bush-lined canyons and whizzing past stunning scenery. Thrill as you brave the foaming whitewater of wild rapids, feel the dizzying rush as you whirl through exciting high-speed spins, or confront the turbulent majesty of Huka Falls up close.

Superb Slopes

Enjoy stunning vistas as you rise high above Lake Taupo and ascend to a magical realm of dazzling light where the sky opens up and sunlight strikes sparks off of glittering snowfields. Challenge yourself on the volcanic slopes of Mount Ruapehu and take in stunning views as you race down the impressive runs and vertical drops of one of New Zealand’s largest ski fields.

Rushing Rapids

Head out for a day of rushing water and unbound excitement as you discover the ultimate thrill of whitewater rafting action at its best. Enjoy cataracts of sweet exhilaration and the bracing splash of the tumultuous spray as you explore the rushing headwaters that foam over the rocky volcanic beds of the Taupo basin, racing along in their frenzied rush to feed the lake’s vast mysterious depths.


Challenge yourself with a golfing experience unlike any other, where you can test your skill against the challenges designed by Jack Niklaus, one of the game’s most enduring legends, as you play against the backdrop of stunning vistas and the crystal blue waters of Lake Taupo. Created in homage to the great links courses of the British Isles, our world-class championship course will take you on a journey through a day of stimulating golf.

Chat with one of our expert travel designers today to begin planning your perfect vacation

Call: +852 9465 4577


Perfectly placed, sitting above the shores of Lake Taupo, and close to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, is this new uber-luxury lodge and golf course, The Kinloch Club. Set on a 254ha spectacular setting above the shores of Lake Taupo, this luxury lodge and resort that opened in 2016 features New Zealand’s only Jack Nicklaus Signature 18-hole Links Golf Course which has been voted #1 course in New Zealand twice by PGA professionals. The Lodge’s wild adventure offering includes New Zealand’s most popular day hike, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing plus world class fly-fishing, white water rafting, forest and lakeside cycling tracks. Back at the lodge guests return to the spectacular Lodge’s welcoming whiskey and champagne bar with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the golf course to Lake Taupo, two restaurants with cuisine featuring the philosophy of ‘Estate to Plate ’ – organic and 100% pesticide free produce from the owners private estate and award winning designer accommodation.

The 18 junior suites and luxurious one and two bedroom villas, with clean burning fireplaces, outdoor furnished balconies have sensational views to Lake Taupo. The main lodge, with local schist stone exteriors features dramatic framed vistas of the sensational views of the golf course and the ever changing Lake Taupo. A world-class restaurant using produce reared from the private 2000 ha owners estate adheres to the ‘Estate to Plate’ organic philosophy where possible, of course matched with New Zealand and worlds best wines. Complementing the sporting of the internationally recognized golf course is a resort offering excellent in-lodge and villa entertainment facilities, an onsite spa specializing in sporting therapeutic and organic wellness treatments, an infinity pool and tennis courts.

Situated along the western slope of the escarpment, and a short stroll from the lodge are the luxury Junior Suites, One and Two Bedroom Villas harmonizing with the magnificent natural setting. Dark stained villa exteriors lead from outdoor patios and furnished terraces to interiors of calm and sophistication. Floor to ceiling windows offer huge views of the golf course and lake whilst being perfectly positioned for privacy. Beautiful oak flooring, carbon neutral fireplaces, handmade New Zealand rugs and luscious bathrooms with stand-alone bathtubs, twin shower heads and underfloor heating set the scene for a truly sumptuous experience. Patterson and Fisher have applied their formidable skills on the exterior and interior design creating expansive accommodation spaces.

Kinloch Club Manor and Villas Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Escape to the golden hillsides of Kinloch and sink into the warmth of boutique luxury as you immerse yourself in the stunning countryside beyond Taupo. Explore everything that the region has to offer then return, sated, to retire in comfort overlooking the peaceful waters of the lake, as you join the sun on its journey to a well-deserved and welcome rest.

Kinloch Club Manor and Villas One Bedroom Villa

One Bedroom Villa

Rise and greet the day with breakfast overlooking stunning views out over the golden hills and green fairways of the estate, sweeping down to the sparkling waters of Lake Taupo. Bask in warm elegance and serene sophistication as you relax in spacious comfort, or head out to search for adventure and explore the area, all from your centrally located luxury retreat.

Kinloch Club Manor Two Bedroom Villa

Two Bedroom Villa

Relax in elegant comfortable luxury where light airy sophistication opens out onto sweeping vistas and seemingly endless skies. Gather in open interior spaces that mesh seamlessly with the natural beauty of the estate and invite you to unwind and enjoy. Join friends or family for a hearty meal before heading out for a day of adventure or cosy up to the fire to relax after everything is all said and done or just settle onto the terrace with a glass of wine to enjoy the onset of dusk over the lake and find comfort in good times and good company.

Dining at Kinloch includes heritage varieties of indigenous and seasonal vegetables; native spinach(tetragonia), kumara, fresh turmeric, wasabi, native cress, and an abundance of fruit trees. Guests are encouraged to try garden produce, being able to respectfully pick what they wish to taste. Menus include, our own Manuka honey from lodge aviaries producing wild native comb honey of exceptional flavour,plus our sister estate or regionally sourced reared wild deer; red, fallow, sika, wapiti (elk) and water buffalo,wild pig, sheep, rabbit, pheasant, partridge, geese, duck, rainbow, and brown trout. Plus of course a selection of the very best New Zealand and World wines.

Kinloch Club Manor and Villas Dining


Relish sophisticated elegant cuisine whose bold flavours and delicate beauty reflect the consummate skill and considered care given to even the smallest detail. Embark on a culinary journey where each ingredient is carefully highlighted, each flavour delicately balanced, and every element finely plated to create a delicious and artistically unified whole.

The Lodge’s wild adventure concierge offering includes New Zealand’s most popular day hike, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing plus world class fly-fishing, white water rafting, forest and lake cycling are as spectacular as the Lodge welcoming whiskey and champagne bar, cuisine featuring ‘Farm to Table’ organics – 100% pesticide free with produce from the owners private estate. And the township of Kinloch’s spectacular lake frontage provides almost 3km of sandy beach, ideal for swimming in the stunning blue fresh water or strolling along the water’s edge.


Slip away to an elegant secluded hideaway where you can enjoy peaceful moments and luxurious indulgences far from the little upheavals and frequent interruptions that upset the peace of your days. Find refuge far from your cares and worries and relax as you make precious time for your yourself… moments explicitly set aside to soothe and refresh you… body, mind, and soul.

The Kinloch Club Jack Nicklaus Golf Course


Explore the ins and outs of The Kinloch Club, New Zealand’s only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, and set yourself against unique challenges and stimulating contests crafted by the master as you play intriguing holes and championship fairways and enjoy one of the world’s must-play golf experiences.

The Kinloch Club Manor and Villas Tennis


Area & Location

Area, Country
Taupo, New Zealand
Nearest Airport
Auckland International Airport, Auckland
Local Currency
New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Time Change
GMT +12
Best time to go
November through April

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