Oreti is situated on the picturesque Southern Shores of pristine Lake Taupo, 45 minutes South from the Taupo township. Every Oreti apartment has its own expansive views of Lake Taupo and Kaimanawa Mountain Ranges. Surrounded in a tranquil scenic reserve bush setting, Oreti is undisturbed by traffic noise.

All apartments are furnished with quality furnishings and a superior finish. All apartments have full kitchens. Come, relax and unwind in the ambience of a truly lake front apartment, at truly inviting tariffs. Experience the best Lake Taupo has to offer you.


The Oreti Restaurant at Pukawa, Southern Lake Taupo's newest restaurant is open for in house guests, casual diners, and functions. We Promise Great Views, Affordable Real Food and Great Ambience!

Oreti Restaurant has 180 degree panoramic lake & mountain views
Providing mouth watering options that are different, exciting and fresh. Extensive wine list with iconic brands & something a little different. Timber floors, solid beams and a cosy atmosphere. Alfresco dining with views & native birds.

Activities and facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • and we have walking access via a bush track to the lake
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Business centre
  • Conference/Meeting facilities
  • Direct beach access
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Ice machine
  • Indoor pool - unheated
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-smoking floors
  • On-site parking
  • On-site undercover parking
  • Playground
  • Restaurant/s
  • Room service - limited service
  • Self service laundry facilities
  • Some units have spa baths
  • Tennis court
  • Tour desk
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wifi access

Business facilities

  • Internet, fax, email and photocopying are all available at reception. Weddings & conferences now available in our purpose built venue.
  • 1 hour of WIFI internet is offered complementary for each stay!!


Mission House Drive, Pukawa Bay 2751 LAKE TAUPO/TONGARIRO New Zealand

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Getting There To Oreti from Auckland.
Coming down through Taupo. This is the more scenic way around the lake.
Follow State Highway 1 (SH1) down to Taupo township. About 3 hours.
Stay on SH1 for another 50km (32 miles) about 1/2 hour later you will go over a bridge and into Turangi township. Stay on SH1. On the right about 200 metres is a Z petrol/Burger King and another 200 metres on your right is SH41.
Stay on and go straight along 41 (approx) as follows-
4km over bridge - power station on left.
3km Tokaanu Hotel & Shell station on left.
3km up Waihi hill. Steam vents on left-hand side.
3km PUKAWA road on right.
Then right into the Pukawa Road -
1km down this road on the right is the driveway and Oreti sign.
Turn right and Reception is 100 metres.
Total from Turangi about 14km.

You may wish to pick up supplies in Taupo or Turangi on your way through.

A shorter way is via the Western Access Road.
Go south to Tokoroa, through the town and there is a road on your right, which is SH 32 ( A sign says Hospital)
Turn right here and follow this road to Whakamaru. (Est. Half an hour ). You will come down a hill and meet a Y
intersection. Stay to the right and go over the bridge (top of the Dam) and into Whakamaru.
There are a few shops and you turn left before the BP petrol station. This is SH 32 still.
Follow this road for about 45 minutes. Keep going until you come to a T intersection on SH 41 at Kuratau Junction ( Boat Storage and cafe on the corner).
Turn left toward Turangi. Follow SH 41 for 8 Km and you will go past the Omori / Kuratau turn off on left.
The next left (about 200 metres ) is the Pukawa Road Turn Left here. 1 km down this road is the Oreti Gate and signs.
Turn right and Reception is 100 metres.

No supplies except the small shops a Whakamaru on this route.

To Oreti from Wellington.
Follow SH1 North toward Lake Taupo & Turangi township.
After about 3.5 hours you will go through Waiouru township & Army Base.
Follow SH1 across the Desert Road about 50kms ( Snow covered mountains
should be on your left.)
You will start to hit the Turangi township with a small industrial area on
your left.
On the left about 200 metres is SH41 to Taumarunui TURN LEFT HERE.
Stay on SH41 and go straight along (approx) as follows-
4 Kms over bridge -power station on left.
3 kms Tokaanu Hotel & Shell station on left
3 kms up Waihi hill. Steam vents on left hand side.
3 Kms PUKAWA road on right.TURN RIGHT into the Pukawa Road (1 km down this road is the Oreti Gate and
Turn right into this road and reception is 100 metres.
Total from Turangi about 14kms.
There is only a small store out here so you may wish to pick up supplies in Turangi on your way through.
In this case turn into SH41 and 100 metres on right is the Anglers Paradise Motel. Turn right here and the town centre is about 500 metres.

Nearest Airport is Taupo located 40 Minutes from Oreti.
Parking Each apartment has attached car parking. There is ample boat and visitor parking as required, all free of charge.
Things To Do Oreti is located in the heart of the North Island of New Zealand. A great place to enjoy all of the local attractions. Lake Taupo offers world class Trout fishing and water sports of every kind. Oreti is minutes from the World Heritage Tongariro National Park, home of New Zealand's largest ski area on Mt Ruapehu and the Tongariro Crossing - voted the best one day walk in the world. Bush walks, hiking, great golf courses and for the thrill seekers scenic flights over active volcanoes, white-water rafting on the mighty Tongariro River, kayaking or bungy jumping are all with in easy driving distance from Oreti. For those that simply want to relax and unwind Oreti is the perfect place to simply chill out.

Rotorua - 90 minutes
Taupo - 40 minutes
Waitomo Caves - 120 minutes
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