acacia bay accommodation

Acacia Bay Accommodation

Book your Acacia Bay accommodation with Great Lake Stays, we have a range of options below to make your stay special as well as some suggestions on dining options and activites in the area!

Looking for the perfect getaway to relax, unwind and enjoy the stunning natural beauty that New Zealand has to offer? Acacia Bay in Taupo is just the destination for you! This beautiful area is the ideal holiday spot for everyone, from solo travellers to families and couples. With its beautiful shops, cafes, and plenty of activities to do, Acacia Bay has something for everyone.

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Stunning Lake Views

A stunning, premium property set high in Acacia Bay, over looking Lake Taupo for maximum panoramic views.

A beautifully appointed property spread over 3 floors with 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Wi-Fi spa pool and table tennis table!

The rear garden is easily accessed from the dining room area for a bbq.

Taupo town centre is a 5 minute car ride.

Come and stay at the house that has it all!

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Acacia Bay offers a wide variety of activities for those who love adventure and outdoor activities. Tour Lake Taupo to witness the famous Mine Bay Maori rock carvings on a boat ride. Reachable only by water, the carvings are a must-see attraction and have become one of the North Island of New Zealand's biggest tourist attractions.

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Mine Bay, Lake Taupō - Māori rock carvings

If you're looking for some family-friendly activities, head to Besley Park Playground on Wakeman Road where the little ones can enjoy swings, a slide, fitness equipment as well as a fun pirate ship.


Get out into nature by hiking the Rangatira Point Walking Track, a gorgeous easy walk through native bush beside Lake Taupō. If you bring a bike, Rangatira Point is even better to mountain bike, according to locals.

Rangatira Point Walking Track acacia bay

And don't miss out on enjoying Acacia Bay - the main bay beach which has picnic benches, free-to-use gas barbecues, kayak hire, and a pontoon to swim out to and jump from. 

Conveniently, Acacia Bay has everything that visitors may need to make their stay enjoyable, with a boat ramp to launch your boat or jetski at Te Moenga Scenic Reserve at the end of Alberta Street. There are toilets, swings, and picnic tables to enjoy here and the car parks are double-sized so you can park up with your boat trailer securely whilst exploring the lake. 

The Acacia Bay Community Hall is also an event space that hosts a wide variety of activities for locals and visitors alike.

Whilst Acacia Bay may not be overwhelming with it's short list of dining options what is does have on offer is perfect. Le'Arte Cafe & Gallery at 255 Mapara Road is a must-visit if you're looking for delicious food in an art-deco inspired garden setting.

The coffee cart, Lil’ Something Cart, run by friendly barista Casey offers the perfect place to grab a takeaway coffee before exploring one of the many activities on offer in Acacia Bay. It's right outside the Acacia Bay Garden Centre so why not take a quick look here too. They have a vast range of outdoor furniture, plants, and accessories, with an ever-friendly and knowledgeable team ready to help you.

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And for a more relaxed dining experience, head to The Bay ‘bar and brasserie’, where you can enjoy great beers on tap with friends.

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Acacia Bay Store - the only dairy in the area - is also the go-to place for a quick shop. They are licensed, so you can grab some beer or wine on your way back from exploring this gorgeous destination.

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With so many amazing things to do, see, and experience in Acacia Bay, Taupō, it's no wonder why it's rapidly becoming the coveted holiday destination for everyone. Away from the crowds but still close enough to Taupō, Acacia Bay is the perfect destination for everyone, whether you're looking to relax and unwind, or adventure and explore.