Tel: +64 7  827 9273 

2400 Maungatautari Road, RD2 Cambridge 3494

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Bespoke luxury lodges with unrivaled views

Lakeview Lodge is nestled on a 40 hectare farm above the shores of Lake Karapiro

with outstanding views of the tranquil rural countryside.


Situated in the heart of the Waikato between Cambridge and Tirau the lodge is centrally located for visiting Hobbiton,

the Waitomo Caves and Rotorua.   Lakeview Lodge is an ideal venue for family holidays, boutique tour groups,

corporate retreats, small conferences and to celebrate life’s special occasions with family & friends.

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Stay with us in luxury surroundings, discover a unique rural experience and fall in love with

our stunning views of the beautiful New Zealand countryside. 




We have three fully self-contained and elaborately detailed lodges with open spaces and outdoor facilities overlooking the stunning vista of Lake Karapiro, the farm and surrounding mountains.  

The Hamptons has four sumptuous king suites and a twin room providing accommodation for 10 guests.   This lodge has a modern country chic feel enhanced by a light-filled living area that opens to a large deck overlooking the lake.  


The Huntington is elaborately decorated with warm tones throughout and two luxury king-size bedrooms with expansive views.  There is also a downstairs cabin room with an adjoining lounge area, leading outside to the beautiful gardens.

The newly completed Lakeview Boat Shed has direct lake access and a luxurious rustic charm with unique decor and top quality amenities.  The Boat Shed can accommodate up to 8 guests within three stunning bedrooms, all with lake views.  Suitable as overflow accommodation

for the Lodges.




The Lakeview continental breakfast is included in the rate to enjoy at your leisure.



Lounge provides flat screen TV, Netflix, DVD collection, sound system, study nook, complimentary Wi-Fi.

Laundry & Linen


Laundry with complimentary use of washing machine and dryer, drying racks, iron and ironing board. Linen supplied including crisp sheets, feather duvets & plush towels.



Gardens providing vegetables, herbs and citrus trees – for your full use during your stay.


Kitchens fully equipped with all you may need to create and serve your desired cuisine.  We have catering options available on request, 72 hours notice is required.


Lakeview Lodge is a luxury accommodation venue and ideal for small groups as we can cater for up to 30 guests.


The Huntington can accommodate up to 12 within two luxury king bedrooms and a downstairs cabin room.

In the adjoining Hamptons lodge we cater for 10 guests within four king bedrooms and a twin share room. 

There is also the option to have walk-through access to both lodges and all king suites can be made twin share.

Located lakeside just a few minutes from the main lodge, The Lakeview Boat Shed is our newest retreat with

additional bespoke accommodation for up to 8 guests.

We are a truly unique destination for special occasions, family celebrations, wedding stays and small corporate retreats or conferences.




Here at Lakeview Lodge Karapiro we have the unique opportunity to offer Farm Experiences for our guests on our adjoining farm -  

Lake Farm and near neighbours from the Lodge. 

Each tour is led by Joanne Leigh, who holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science, with 1st Class Honours.  

Joanne has a hands-on approach to farming and a zest for life with roles consulting both on the domestic and international stage

Our guests will be well catered for with tours adapted to suit everyone from a gentle pat with Big Red our friendly cow or 

a more in-depth insight into dairy and sheep farming.




Off The Beaten Track - Guest Review 

My wife and I chose to stay here for a special weekend thanks to a recommendation from a friend. The Lakeview Lodge was simply awesome. Right from the time of checking in that was friendly and welcoming through to leaving after our special 3 nights. The lodge is extremely spacious, comfortable and very relaxing. I loved the fact that lodge was fully contained with everything that we needed. The bed was ultra comfortable and waking up to that view in the morning was unbelievable! To be onsite of a working farm was special especially when there was a baby calf born in the paddock beside the drive as we drove in and out the first couple of days. The location was perfect as we headed through to Tauranga and the Mount one day, another day to Rotorua and a really great dinner in Cambridge only 10-minutes away.