Boutique accommodation. Stay in our beautifully furnished houseboat, peaceful & restful, 2 minutes walk from the Taupo cbd. Can accommodate up to 6 people but lends itself to a romantic getaway. . Warm & cosy, with quality bedding. No children under 12.
Not suitable for sight impaired or elderly unfit persons, involves climbing.
The explorer is a houseboat situated at the Taupo marina. It is an awesome space on the water, only 2/3 minutes from shops and restaurants, but amazingly quiet and tranquil. Enjoy the bird life all around you and the stunning scenery, which changes with the weather, to take on it's own beauty day by day. The houseboat is warm and comfortable, with beautiful furnishings and linen. The kitchen has all amenities and there is also a gas barbecue on the back deck. Sky tv is installed and a DVD player and movies are included for your convenience. Access the upper deck and enjoy a breathtaking outdoor area, with chairs , beanbags and a table. If your looking for a stay that is unique, romantic and serene, the explorer houseboat #69 The Marina, Taupo, a beautiful destination.
Accès des voyageurs
Guests will have access to parking immediately in front of the boat. Security cameras are working 24hrs in the vicinity. Taupo township is 2/3 minutes walk, from the boat, amazing shopping, cinema, cafe's , museum, and information and adventure tourism bookings all available 7 days. The local farmers market is held on Saturdays, 2minites walk, and the explorer is a convenient location for concerts.
All linen is supplied, all bedding is of a high quality. A ladder at the back of the boat gives you access to a beautiful 'swimming pool' . Access to the boat is safe, just one step from the ramp. A certain level of fitness is required, as there is climbing onto and around the boat. If one person, unlocks the back door, luggage and guest can then board via the front window. Once inside, comfortable furnishings and amenities, will ensure you have a memorable stay. Children must be 12 yrs and over.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
The boat is fully self contained. Once the key has been collected, the only interaction from owners is by phone or if there is a problem with any appliance that needs our attention.
Under special circumstances we are available to meet guests if required.
The explorer is fully self contained. Fresh water for showers is stored in two x 100ltr holding tanks. 20ltrs of fresh drinking water is supplied. The septic tank holds 300ltrs, and is emptied at the marina after the duration of your stay. We encourage our guests to conserve water. A hose is available in the water holding tank area if tanks need to be refilled. This connects to a hose on the foreshore. Floors into the bedroom and lounge area are split level, be careful not to bump your head on the doorway or miss a step, easily done if alcohol is a factor, so please be careful.
Please treat our Dora the Explorer, with love. Since purchasing Dora in 2013, we have been upgrading as much as time and funds become available. Our piece of paradise, we share with you, and invite you to enjoy the experience. Your guests are welcome but, only those persons named on the booking form are to stay on the boat. If alcohol is being consumed, please, look after your friends, accidents happen in and around water, we do not want anything unfortunate to disrupt such a serene and peaceful space. Also be aware of others around you, keep the music to an acceptable level. The harbour master, marina security cameras and the police station directly above to the right of the boat, all contribute to the security throughout your stay.