What's On

  • World-class trout fishing - Deep Creek stream, Lake Taupo, Lake Rerewhakaaitu
  • Two Local golf courses - Reporoa, Waikite
  • Free thermal destinations - Butches Pool. Kerosene Creek

Welcome to Golden Springs Motel, Holiday Park & Restaurant
Taupo/Rotorua

Golden Springs Holiday Park is located along the Thermal Highway (SH5), midway between Taupo and Rotorua (in the North Island).

We feature an onsite thermal stream with two soak pools (38oC during dry weather) for our guest's use, and we are also pet fliendly (conditions apply). We are near to a reliable boatramp on the Waikato River (& Lake Ohakuri) and have lots of free parking for guest's boats anbd vehicles. Our onsite restaurant caters for 'Room Service' dinners daily, and for bookings of 8 or more in a cozy atmosphere with fireplace, and a bar to provide drinks of your choice.

During the winter months we are able to provide accommodation for trout fishers, contractors and personnel  working in the area at long term WINTER RATES from $160 in a cabin to $260 in a flat / per week (conditions apply).

Well suited for families and overseas visitors in a park-like country setting. There are paths and a boardwalk which meander through a fern glade in the lower part of the park, giving an exquisite setting to several thermal hot pools (free) in a natural warm stream and summer swimming pool.

We provide a range of accommodation options: motel accommodation, tourist flats (all with lounge/dining area, kitchens, bathrooms, TV), Basic Cabins (shared facilities), a small backpacker unit, 21 power sites divided by mature privit hedges and a variety of tent sites, all neatly mown and trimmed.

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While stying at Golden Springs Holiday Park

Our location between Rotorua and Taupo ensures that all popular activities and events are readily accessible while staying in a rural setting 30 min from Rotorua, and 25 min from Taupo.
We are the closest motel accommodation to Orakei Korako, Wai O Tapu, River Jet. From our accommodation, most guests are able to easily access the following:

Place Dist Km Drive time Events in Rotorua:
NZ River Jet 3 2 min Sat Sep 06, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Rotorua Girls High School, Rotorua Miro St, Rotorua - Rotorua Mooncake Festival 2014
Butchers Pool 4 7 min
Vaile boat ramp 8 8 min

From Saturday 20 September 2014 to Sunday 21 September 2014 - Festivals & Lifestyle - Markets and Fairs Events Soundshell and Village Green, Rotorua - Gypsy Fair Original

Golf Course Reporoa 10 12min
Rainbow Mountain 12 17min Events in Taupo:
Lake Ohakuri ramp 14 11min

Thursday 18 September 2014, 8:15am – Friday 19 September 2014, 4:30pm - Taupo Events Centre, 26 AC Baths Avenue, Taupo - Ngati Tuwharetoa Taiopenga (Kapa Haka Festival).  No charge however a koha is appreciated.

Wai-O Tapu 16 11 min
Kerosene Creek 20 18 min

From Saturday 27 September 2014 to Sunday 28 September 2014 - Tongariro North Domain, Taupo  - Gypsy Fair Original . Festivals & Lifestyle - Markets and Fairs Events

Waikite Thermal 22 16 min
Golf Course Waikite 22 16min REPOROA -

Friday 19 September 2014, 5:00pm – Sunday 21 September 2014, 2:00pm - Waiara, 1729 River Road, Reporoa - Spring Raw Cleanse & Relaxation Retreat

Orakeikarako 23 23 min 
Waimangu 23 20min 
Lake Rerewhakaaitu 30 24min