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Lagoon + Swim Up Bar

Tropical atmosphere year-round

Discover New Zealand's only thermally heated lagoon-style pool with a swim up bar & café!

Enjoy 36°C water year-round as you take a dip and relax in our lagoon style pool. Whether you want to swim, sunbathe, or just relax and have a bite at our swim-up café & bar, Lusty’s Lagoon has something for everyone.

A pool that has it all

Discover New Zealand's only thermally heated lagoon-style pool with a swim up bar & café!

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For The Kids
For The Grownups
Family Fun
Activities
Facilities
Food
Warmer than the water in Fiji all year round
Lagoon-style Pool
Warmer than the water in Fiji all year round
Combine cocktails and family time
Swim-Up bar
Combine cocktails and family time
You could stay here all day
Lagoon Views
You could stay here all day
Poolside dining means meal-time is sorted
Dining
Poolside dining means meal-time is sorted
Keeping the tribe happy
Pizza and milkshakes
Keeping the tribe happy
Movie nights and game days
Big screen
Movie nights and game days
Let the littlies play in the shallows
Mushroom water feature
Let the littlies play in the shallows
Entrance to the cave
Waterfall
Entrance to the cave
Sandy shores
Lagoon
Sandy shores
Relax in the shallows
Spa corner
Relax in the shallows
The perfect retreat
Couples
The perfect retreat
Soak the day away
Inside the pool
Soak the day away
Discover the hidden treasure
4m deep cave
Discover the hidden treasure
The beating heart of the resort
View from above
The beating heart of the resort
Afternoon tranquility
Lagoon
Afternoon tranquility
The perfect spot for all the family
Family time
The perfect spot for all the family
No need to leave the resort
Lunch time
No need to leave the resort
They're so beautiful you have to stop them from stealing a sip
Cocktails
They're so beautiful you have to stop them from stealing a sip
Can you dive to find the treasure?
4M Deep pool
Can you dive to find the treasure?
Arrive. Relax. That's all there is to it.
Lagoon
Arrive. Relax. That's all there is to it.

SWIM UP BAR & CAFE WINTER HOURS

Monday:  8:00am - 10:00am then 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 10:00am then 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 10:00am then 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00am then 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 8:00pm 
Saturday: 8:00am - 8:00pm 
Sunday: 8:00am - 10:00am then 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Please note all hours are subject to change due to patronage

Swim Up Bar & Cafe Summer Hours

All day from 8:00am - 10:00pm  (may close earlier due to lack of patronage)
New Years Eve - open 8:00am - 12:30am 
Please note all hours are subject to change due to patronage

Discover the Perfect Movie Night

Enjoy a magical evening under the stars, as you relax and delight in a unique cinema experience. Watch movies, family favourites, and sporting events on our massive outdoor movie screen. Lounge at the swim-up bar with a cold one, kick back in one of our poolside loungers, or enjoy the spectacle from the warmth of our thermally heated pools.

Movies begin around 5pm during winter. However if there is a special sporting event scheduled this will change to fit when the sport is broadcast.

Connect with Your Kids

Spend some quality time with the kids as you play, swim, and explore the fun-filled features of our tropical lagoon style pool. Indulge your children’s natural curiosity with an excursion into our mysterious grotto cave. The entrance beneath the waterfall beckons, its unknown interior wrapped in mystery and demanding exploration.

Relax and Holiday Your Way

Enjoy a wealth of options and make the most of your Taupō holiday. Whether you want to swim and play in the warm waters of the lagoon, relax with a cocktail at our swim-up bar, recline on a poolside lounger and soak up some rays, or retreat and soak in our thermal pools, Lusty’s Lagoon offers the perfect holiday experience.

The pool is open for guests from 8am until 10pm for guests. For more information, view all the Lusty's Lagoon Regulations.

Information for visitors
If you would like to use the fabulous resort facilities but are not staying onsite, visitor passes can be purchased. This is dependant on availability. Visitors can come between 11am and 8pm. The pass is valid for one entry.

View the entire resort

Planning your holiday has never been easier at Lake Taupo Holiday Resort. With tons of on-site activities for the whole family, hours of entertainment are guaranteed without ever needing to leave the front gate.

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Book today to secure your holiday this season at Lake Taupo Holiday Resort. Website bookings are guaranteed the best rate anywhere else online.

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41 Centennial Drive, Tauhara, Taupo, 3378
07 378 6860

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