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Luxury Lodge Accommodation
Overlooking the Waikato River

Rive Gauche, convenient, homestay accommodation away from Taupo's clamour. Semi rural, near Huka Falls and on the left bank (rive gauche) of the Waikato River valley. 
Your boutique accommodation options include two well-appointed bed and breakfast rooms and a self-contained studio. With its own private vineyard, Rive Gauche gives
you maximum independence, privacy and an excellent base for exploring the Central North Island. Read More...

Our International Focus

Your hosts, Lynne and Jim, enjoy meeting international travellers and like to exchange travel stories and give advice about New Zealand.  
Fluent French and some German spoken.

Rive Gauche’s Features Make your
Stay Very Enjoyable

Boutique luxury accommodation, with either bed and breakfast or self catering options and everything designed for relaxation and comfort. Open wood fires in season, free wifi access, Sky TV and local attractions only a few minutes away. Read More...

On Our Doorstep, Taupo and the
Waikato’s Attractions

For those with an active bent, Taupo´s many adventure activities including skydiving, rafting, mountain biking and bungy jumping. Quieter pursuits include New Zealand’s three main thermal areas and the major tourist destinations of Rotorua, Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, Napier and Waitomo.

To assist you in exploring the region, we can help you make the best use of your time with us. Suggesting suitable itineraries, activities, cafés and restaurants in the area. Read More…


Book Direct and Receive a Gift
Package Special Offer

Includes a bottle of our own Rive Gauche Pinot Gris wine accompanied by a selection of snacks.
 2015 harvest now available.  Applies to BED and BREAKFAST stays only.

 Must mention “gift package” when booking.  

Offer valid for 2016/17 season.


Contact Details

Your hosts Lynne Fauchelle & Jim Veitch

128 Ferndale Way, RD4, Taupo 3384, New Zealand

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