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How to Find us

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
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Postal Address

Tauhara Centre, 60 Acacia Heights Drive, RD 5,          Taupo 3385, New Zealand
Phone: (07) 378 7507
Fax: (07) 378 7528
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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.


Whether you plan to arrive by air (Taupo Airport 378-5428), or via Intercity, Naked Bus or Mana Bus (09 367 9140), you can book one of the following  providers to transport you to Tauhara Centre: 


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 withGo Cabs (378-5886), Taupo Taxis (378-5100), Top Cab (378-9250) and Taupo Airport Shuttle (0800-654-875) [Note: if you are phoning from outside Taupo, use the toll call pre-fix 07 before the local number.]

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.