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New Zealand Accommodation 2025

Accommodation packages available now for 2025!

Event Date 01 Mar 2025
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Tri Travel are the original travel partners of NZ and have been taking athletes and suppporters to Taupo for 22 years. We have seen it all. We have witnessed the domination of the race by Cameron Brown, seen the toughest of conditions, the best of conditions and we know Taupo like no other! When choosing your accommodation and transport needs you can relay on Tri Travel to help you make the right choice.

The Event

The world’s longest-running ultra-distance race (outside of Hawaii) with a proud and rich history taking place in the beautiful town of Taupo.  The race itself showcases the best of New Zealand’s natural wonderland, and more than 2,000 volunteers and thousands of supporters line the streets to cheer you on. You will be welcomed with open arms and will leave enriched with the locals’ pure Kiwi spirit.

Accommodation Inclusions:

  • 5 nights accommodation (choice of hotels to suit budgets)
  • Car hire or Airport transfers (Auckland to Taupo Return) can be arranged

Tri Travel can also offer a range of travel solutions, including pre and post-race tours and travel, the best flight options and discounted travel insurance.

With accommodation options ranging from motel style, self contained units and deluxe family apartments we have the solution for you and your travel group.

Ascot Motor Inn, Taupo

This is an ideal location for our athletes, as it is a short stroll to the New Zealand starting line on Lake Taupo. Ascot Motor Inn Taupo is a 15-unit 4 Star Plus self-catering complex within easy walking distance to the beautiful foreshore of Lake Taupo and Town Centre.

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Beechtree Motel, Taupo

The Beechtree Motel is one of the newest and most refreshingly stylish accommodation providers in Taupo offering high levels of service and comfort.  The self-contained boutique accommodation has 39 rooms, consisting of luxury studios, and two and three-bedroom suites – all with air conditioning.

Located next door to the Ascot Motor Inn, The Beechtree Motel is also conveniently located near the race precinct.

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Event Location

The event takes place in Taupo, situated four hours from New Zealand’s capital city of Auckland, on the North Island.

Location Highlights

It is distinguished by its lakefront setting and outdoor sports ranging from fishing to jet-boating. The vast waters of Lake Taupo, a volcanic caldera, drain into the Huka Falls, dramatic, crystal-blue cascades reachable by hiking and biking trails. Surrounding Taupo are hot springs like those filling the Craters of the Moon reserve.

You can enjoy fishing charters, scenic boat tours, waterskiing, kayaking, paddle-boarding and the extraordinary Maori rock carvings at Mine Bay. The Great Lake Trail which is part of Nga Haerenga – The New Zealand Cycle Trail runs around the shoreline.

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