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Houseboat Lake Taupo

SuperhostTaupo, Waikato, New Zealand
Boat hosted by Karl & Maureen
6 guests2 bedrooms8 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the boat to yourself.
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Boutique accommodation. Stay in our beautifully furnished houseboat, peaceful & restful, 2 minutes walk from the Taupo cbd. Can accommodate up to 6 people but lends itself to a romantic getaway. . Warm & cosy, with quality bedding. No children under 12.
Not suitable for sight impaired or elderly unfit persons, involves climbing.

The space
The explorer is a houseboat situated at the Taupo marina. It is an awesome space on the water, only 2/3 minutes from shops and restaurants, but amazingly quiet and tranquil. Enjoy the bird life all around you and the stunning scenery, which changes with the weather, to take on it's own beauty day by day. The houseboat is warm and comfortable, with beautiful furnishings and linen. There are two seperate bedrooms. The bunk room has two double beds and the other room has one double bed. The kitchen has all amenities and there is also a gas barbecue on the back deck. Sky tv is installed and a DVD player and movies are included for your convenience. Access the upper deck and enjoy a breathtaking outdoor area, with chairs , beanbags and a table. If your looking for a stay that is unique, romantic and serene, the explorer houseboat #69 The Marina, Taupo, a beautiful destination.

Guest access
Guests will have access to parking immediately in front of the boat. Security cameras are working 24hrs in the vicinity. Taupo township is 2/3 minutes walk, from the boat, amazing shopping, cinema, cafe's , museum, and information and adventure tourism bookings all available 7 days. The local farmers market is held on Saturdays, 2minites walk, and the explorer is a convenient location for concerts.
All linen is supplied, all bedding is of a high quality. A ladder at the back of the boat gives you access to a beautiful 'swimming pool' . Access to the boat is safe, just one step from the ramp. A certain level of fitness is required, as there is climbing onto and around the boat. If one person, unlocks the back door, luggage and guest can then board via the front window. Once inside, comfortable furnishings and amenities, will ensure you have a memorable stay. Children must be 12 yrs and over.

Other things to note
The explorer is fully self contained. Fresh water for showers is stored in two x 100ltr holding tanks. 20ltrs of fresh drinking water is supplied. The septic tank holds 300ltrs, and is emptied at the marina after the duration of your stay. We encourage our guests to conserve water. A hose is available in the water holding tank area if tanks need to be refilled. This connects to a hose on the foreshore. Floors into the bunkroom and lounge area are split level, be careful not to bump your head on the doorway or miss a step, easily done if alcohol is a factor, so please be careful.the other double bedroom is past the kitchen towards the back deck.
Boutique accommodation. Stay in our beautifully furnished houseboat, peaceful & restful, 2 minutes walk from the Taupo cbd. Can accommodate up to 6 people but lends itself to a romantic getaway. . Warm & cosy, with quality bedding. No children under 12.
Not suitable for sight impaired or elderly unfit persons, involves climbing.

The space
The explorer is a houseboat situated at the Taupo…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 double beds, 1 bunk bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Wi-Fi
Free parking on premises
Iron
Essentials
TV
Heating
Free street parking
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm

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Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand

The explorer is in a fantastic location. Close to shops, there is no need to use your vehicle during your stay, relax, unwind, enjoy. Charter boats and yachts can be booked by walking 20mtrs to the booking office, take the time to explore the incredibly beautiful Great Lake, by booking a trip.the boat is certified in survey and has a current registration. Our gas and fire alarms, are certified and current. Health and safety is a priority, but guest must realise their limitations, eyesight impaired and elderly must take this into consideration. Free t stream internet is available but not always reliable if you’re doing a lot of emailing... but 2 minutes walk away!! , is our local library and information centre with all internet and copying facilities available. Kama holdings limited is not liable for any injuries to guests whilst on board.
The explorer is in a fantastic location. Close to shops, there is no need to use your vehicle during your stay, relax, unwind, enjoy. Charter boats and yachts can be booked by walking 20mtrs to the booking offi…

Hosted by Karl & Maureen

Joined in March 2015
  • 62 Reviews
  • Superhost
During your stay
The boat is fully self contained. Once the key has been collected, the only interaction from owners is by phone or if there is a problem with any appliance that needs our attention.
Under special circumstances we are available to meet guests if required.
The boat is fully self contained. Once the key has been collected, the only interaction from owners is by phone or if there is a problem with any appliance that needs our attention…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with smart lock
Not suitable for children and infants
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy