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House boat boutique accommodation

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Karl & Maureen

House boat boutique accommodation

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
Self check-in
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Great check-in experience
92% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

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.


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 2
2 double beds, 1 single bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 1PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock


38 Reviews

Donovan User Profile
December 2018
The Explorer is perfect Ironman accommodation, super convenient. We'd both love to come back if we get a chance. The boat is moored right in front of the race village which you run past 4 times (1x swim+3x run) . Usually race villages are noisy with the sound guys testing their s…
Jenny User Profile
November 2018
Our stay on the explorer was exceptional! The boat itself has everything you need from super comfortable beds to all the essentials to cook a meal. The location is perfect, being only a 5 minute walk to all the shops/restaurants but you probably won’t want to spend much time anyw…
Ange User Profile
November 2018
Amazing unique experience! The living area is much more spacious than expected and the location is perfect. So close to restaurants, shops and cafes. Maureen was wonderful to deal with and we would definitely stay again!
Matthew User Profile
October 2018
We had a great stay on the boat really beautiful spot, there was only 2 of us and very pleasant , if we were 4 it might be a little cramped . Still , we will be back that’s for sure :)) highly recommend
Penny User Profile
September 2018
This is a great place to relax. You will sleep great and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Feed the fish or the water fowl or just sit and watch the sunsets. We parked the car and walked everywhere. The Farmers Market was very enjoyable and just up the hill from the boat. Maureen…
Marsha User Profile
June 2018
Something a bit special Beautiful cozy unique accommodation in the very heart of Taupo. Stunning views. Walk to shops restaurants and lake. Very comfy beds. Peaceful and private Highly recommend for couple get-away.
David User Profile
January 2018
As something a little different this is outstanding. Perfect getaway and very relaxing yet close to all amenities and walking distance to pubs, restaurants and supermarkets. Everything as described and easy to follow instructions.

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