Creel Lodge has a long history as a Fishing Lodge in Turangi - spanning well over 25 years. Peter Deakin, the present owner, has spent the last 20 years making Creel Lodge a very special place for you and your family to stay - at affordable prices.

Gardens at Creel Lodge

The accommodation consists of 19 one and two bed roomed garden suites, suitable for families (up to 6 per two bed roomed suite), couples and single suite holiday accommodation.

Situated on two and a half acres of tree and bush covered gardens, this unique location provides you with a peaceful setting, away from noisy highways, located on the Tongariro river.

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The Creel Lodge, Accommodation

Your time at Creel Lodge, whether on holiday, business, or just a weekend away fishing, is very important and we want you to relax and enjoy the private tranquil setting.

Family Suite - Kitchen

Creel sits in its own grounds away from noisy highways, among established native bush and trees.

You can just sit back and read your favourite book, or stroll through the gate at the rear of the property and go fishing, or just watch the experts catch big fish in Tongariro's many famous pools.

The accommodation has been tastefully furnished, with full cooking facilities should you decide to self cater, all suites offer both inside and outside dining areas.

In addition there are three sheltered BBQ's situated on the lawn areas supplied free of charge for guest use.

Exec Bedroom

Exec Lounge

If you decide to dine out there is an excellent selection of food and wine ranging from New Zealand fish and chips, to luxurious lodge restaurants, and bistros - all just a short distance by car, or an evening stroll from Creel.

Fishing Licenses, plus tackle and equipment are available to purchase or hire from the Creel Tackle Shop , located at the road frontage by the entrance to our Lodge.

Creel Tackle House and Cafe
Shop open from 8am to 5pm 7 days a week.

Creel Tackle House for your fishing information and supplies Taupahi Road, Turangi Taupo, New Zealand
+64 - 7 - 386 – 7929

Should you require more information please contact the Shop Direct.

Creel Lodge, 183 Taupahi Road , Turangi/Tongariro, New Zealand
Phone/Fax +64 - 7 - 386 - 8081. NZ free call number 0800 - 273 - 355

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Quiet, comfortable, well appointed garden suites, offering you the choice of inside and outside dining.

Patio View

The single suites have a queen bed in the bedroom, and a sofa bed the sitting room area. The double bed room suites offer a queen bed in one room and two single beds in the second bed room, with either a single or double sofa bed in the sitting room area.

Creel Lodge designer interior

There are two suites specially set up for wheel chair access, which can be requested when you make your reservation.

Winter Garden

Enjoy your morning breakfast or an evening glass of wine on your own deck area set among native plants, established trees and share the morning with a variety of New Zealand?s native birds.

All the suites have fully set up kitchens, with both inside and outside dining facilities.

Winter Garden