FREE unlimited WIFI and FREE BREAKFAST – free tea, coffee, toast, spreads and cereal (available until 31 October 2016).  If you are backpacking on a budget, make a reservation to stay at our Taupo backpackers hostel, Tiki Lodge, and experience cheap, safe, secure and modern backpacker accommodation in one of New Zealand’s leading holiday destinations, Lake Taupo.

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Why stay with us?

We are an upmarket backpackers lodge located just a short walk to the centre of Taupo for great shops, cafés, restaurants, nightclubs and close to the shores of our famous Lake Taupo. Tiki Lodge is a safe and secure hostel located in an excellent area of here.


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Our facilities

Tiki Lodge is an upmarket Taupo backpackers lodge with all modern facilities and a unique cultural feel. We have the most amazing views from our communal areas – witness spectacular sunsets and awesome views of Lake Taupo and the central Plateau Mountains. For detailed information on the facilities we offer, click here.


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Where are we?

Tiki Lodge is located in a quiet area, at 104 Tuwharetoa St, in beautiful Taupo, one of New Zealand’s leading holiday destinations. Awesome Central location close to bus stations, shops, restaurants and Great Lake Centre. For more information about where to find us, including a Google map, click here.





After experiencing the local adrenaline-pumping activities, a day’s shopping or a night on the town, come home to the comforts of our clean, warm rooms. Relax in a lovely outdoor spa or on the large deck to witness the sunsets over our beautiful Lake Taupo and the Central Plateau mountains — all from your Taupo backpacker accommodation.

Backpack Taupo and experience what the Maori good luck charm, the Tiki, means to Kiwis and learn a little of our culture.

The Tiki Lodge whanau (family) look forward to welcoming you to our Lake Taupo backpackers lodge.

We cater for individuals, groups, families, school groups, sports groups, family reunions – group discounts are available.

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