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Tauhara is centrally located 12 minutes drive from Taupo town at the heart of the North Island on five hectares of hill top overlooking Acacia Bay, Lake Taupo, New Zealand.

Tauhara offers the quiet charm of a pastoral setting within ten minutes easy access to all that Taupo offers as a prime tourist destination.

Tauhara Centre - Location

60 Acacia Heights Drive (off Mapara Road),               
Acacia Bay 
New Zealand

Postal Address

Tauhara Centre, 60 Acacia Heights Drive, RD 5,         
Taupo 3385, New Zealand
Phone: 07 378 7507 
Fax: 07 378 7528
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You are welcome to visit Tauhara and use the facilities such as the library and the sanctuary if there is not a group in residence. Please phone us first to arrange a time.

Transportation by Bus

On the website of the Taupo District Council, you can find more information about transportation to and from Taupo

Volunteer Drivers

Tauhara has friends of the Centre willing to pick you up from the airport for $25 or or from the bus stop in town for $15.


You can also take a taxi with:

Go Cabs 07 378 5886

Taupo Taxis 07 378 5100

Top Cab 07 378 9250

Taupo Airport Shuttle 0800 654 875

Rental Cars 

You might prefer to hire a rental car for your stay in Taupo. Contact Avis 07 378 6305, Budget 07 378 9764 or Hertz 07 378 8056.