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Million Dollar Lake Views

Million Dollar Lake Views

As the name suggests, this is an elevated 2 storey holiday home capable of sleeping up to 8 guests that is superbly located to get the best views of Lake Taupo. Situated on the southern shores of Lake Taupo it is a perfect base for a family or small group to explore the wonderful fishing in the surrounding area. From large waters with trophy fish to small spring creeks, there is something for all anglers and skill levels.

Completely self contained you are within minutes of the lake shore and a short distance from the many internationally renown fishing rivers and lakes. Hot pools, restaurants and bars are a short drive away.


Janine and Rhys Evans


3/48 Pukawa Rd

Pukawa Bay

Lake Taupo

Contact details

Phone for Janine +64 (0) 27 533 4341
Phone for Rhys +64 (0) 22 674 1800

Email: janine_evans@yahoo.com

Fishing waters

Local fishing waters include:

Tongariro River

Waimarino River
Lake Taupo

Lake Taupo stream mouths

Lake Otamangakau

Lake Rotoaira

Lake Kuratau


As well as these waters many others are within an hours drive of the home.


Click on map to see location and get directions.



The lodge has:

  • 3 bedrooms (plus an annex of the main bedroom
  • 2 Queen beds plus a single bunk (and two beds in annex)
  • Two bathrooms
  • Linen available (extra charge).
  • Comfortable living room
  • Good indoor outdoor flow with decks overlooking the lake



The lodge also has

  • Fully equiped kitchen including a dishwasher
  • Coffee machine
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Good heating including an enclosed fireplace
  • Stereo and TV, DVD
  • Wifi and cellphone reception
  • Outdoor table and chairs plus BBQ
  • Good off-street parking
  • Selection of games


Local attractions and activities

The local attractions are

  • Hot pools are 10 minutes drive away at Tokaanu
  • The North Island's major ski-field at Mt Ruapehu is 30 minutes drive
  • The Tongarriro National Park is easily accessible with its famous walk, the Tongariro Crossing
  • Shops and restaurants are in easy walking distance
  • Numerous mountain biking trails
  • The National Trout Centre is 15 minutes drive
  • 18 hole golf course, tennis, squash, climbing walls are minutes away
  • Whitewater rafting and river raft fishing (seasonal)
Indicative tariff

NZ$160 - $260 per nignt depending on season and numbers staying. Please contact Janine or Rhys directly to make enquiries and to book.





Living room






Twin Beds


Boating on Lake Taupo

Major Jones pool

The Tongariro River




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