Discover Lusty’s Lagoon

New Zealand's Only Thermally Heated Lagoon Style Pool with a Swim Up Bar & Café!

Enjoy thermally heated waters 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.

Refresh Yourself at Our Swim-up Café & Bar

Our swim-up bar and café is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the heated waters and tropical atmosphere year-round. Enjoy a selection of delightful cocktails, mocktails, and other tasty beverages from our fully licensed bar or enjoy some hot chips, sandwiches, or other tasty fare from our café. 

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.

Visit Lake Taupo Holiday Resort today and see why our resort offers the very best in Taupō accommodation and family entertainment.