“You’re in the middle of everything; the best fishing, hunting, water sports, skiing, the wilderness and mountains. Great variety and everything is so close.” – Jack Nicklaus
The Kinloch Club Signature Experiences have been designed to capture the essence of the natural wilderness of the Taupo region which is infamous for its dramatic scenery, adventure challenges and peaceful beauty. Our Signature Experiences are only available for Kinloch Club guests to enrich their stay and to take away unique and life-enhancing memories.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
The 19.4 km Tongariro Alpine Crossing through spectacular volcanic National Park terrain is New Zealand's most popular day hike, and simply breathtaking. Hiking directly in the shadows of the active volcanoes of Ngaruahoe, Ruapehu and Tongariro guarantees direct experience of burning lava flows and ice-cold mountain springs, an active crater, steam vents, jewel-coloured lakes and magnificent, panoramic views of wild landscapes.We offer the Crossing two ways - via a day guided or non guided day hike or a heli scenie tour. For more information on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. HERE
Golf - Get back in the game
This is a complete holistic approach to your physical health and wellness. Our Spa professionals will assess your physical performance, injury problems and mobility to develop a custom therapy program designed to make you feel like a champion and achieve your goals, whatever they may be. Enjoy the pure flavours of a nutritional and organic “estate to plate” meal following your assessment and treatment.
Golf - Work the Ball
Tailored to golfers of all skill levels, our PGA professionals will ensure that you get the best out of your game with a familiarisation course management tour. Whilst being driven around the golf course you will be offered advice and tips by our PGA professionals on how best to plot your way around our championship golf course.
Fly-Fishing - Catch the Big One!
Try your luck at fly-fishing and hook a trout at one of our private spots in one of the world’s best trout regions. We provide expert fishing guides from the local region with invaluable insight of fly selection and trout variety. Choose from the best of our stunning secluded fishing spots with access either by road or helicopter. Our Executive Chef can cook up your fresh catch, or choose to catch and release for the health of our fish stocks. As part of our Signature Experience all fishing equipment and our gourmet “estate to plate” picnic with accompanying beverages are included.
Spa Well + Good
Spa Well + Good: Focus on your wellbeing with a nutrition update, stress management session and a beauty, sporting or therapeutic treatment at Kinloch’s Organic Perceptive Spa. Focusing on nutrition, assessing your physical performance and setting personal goals that will have you performing like a champion.
Yes, that is what we call it! A new experience for adrenalin junkies alike in what must be one of the most exciting and adrenalin filled one-day adventure packages from The Kinloch Club. Set in the heart of the outdoor playground that is the nearby Tongariro National Park, get your heart racing with four adventures packed into one adrenaline-filled day. In just one day you will:
- Bungy Jump: Take the plunge and jump off a platform 47 metres above the Waikato River.
- Jet Boat: Experience 30 minutes of pure fun, skimming close to cliffs, sliding past trees and feeling the adrenalin of full 360 degree spins, right to the base of the Huka Falls at a staggering 80km per hour.
- Scenic Flight: An adventurous and scenic helicopter ride over the thermal activity of the Wairakei area, the Huka Falls, Lake Taupo, Taupo Township and Boat Harbour.
- Skydive: Feel the adrenalin and exhilaration of a skydive over the majestic Lake Taupo region from 12,000 feet or for the extremists upgrade to the 15,000 feet jump.
Private Wilderness Experience
Spend a day at our sister lodge nearby wilderness experience Treetops Lodge & Estate with 70 km of hiking and adventure trails - horse riding, fly-fishing, waterfalls and lakes. Here we expertly plan to gratify the adventurous curiosity of travellers who want unique, life-enhancing experiences in surroundings of world-class luxury, service and outstanding cuisine. Each of Treetops on-site Signature experiences offer unequaled personal interaction with the natural heritage, daily life and bounty of Treetops’ 2,500-acre working estate and native wilderness,
from an 'Estate to Plate Safari' to ancient, health-giving Maori Spa rituals or the 'Maori Food Trail' foraging for and cooking wild and estate-raised ingredients. Plus '5 Star Kids program' that includes mountain biking, Geo caching horse riding and kayaking MORE