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Welcome to Dunalistair House - a 4 bedroom luxury holiday home available for exclusive rent in the central North Island at Kinloch, Lake Taupo. Dunalistair is proud to border New Zealand's top 5 golf course at the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, The Kinloch Club. 


With four superking ensuite bedrooms, two living areas and multiple luxurious features, Dunalistair House offers an exceptional location for family or group gatherings.

Dunalistair House has hosted guests from all around the world, and being within a 3 hour drive of Auckland International Airport, the home is ideally located as a starting or finishing point for a New Zealand itinerary. Kinloch is located 15 minutes from Taupo town and is within an hour of Rotorua and its abundance of activities.  


Spa and Pampering

Spa and Pampering

Dunalistair House proudly offers Spa and pampering treatments onsite, or located at the nearby Kinloch Manor. 

Design Awards

Proud winner of the ADNZ Inc Home of the Year for architect Brendon Gordon. 

Bike Hire


A full range of mens and ladies mountain and e-bikes are available for hire. 


Dunalistair House has a fully equipped chef designed kitchen. 

Chef services are available during your stay. Enquire when booking.  Sample Menu Here 



Kinloch (Jack Nicklaus Signature) is on the doorstep. Wairakei  Golf and Sanctuary is a 15 minutes drive. Tee bookings recommended.



Dunalistair House is available to hire as a venue for small intimate weddings and corporate retreats. 

Please enquire direct with Alistair the owner.  

We recommend guests bring their own vehicle. Or we are happy to arrange a licenced private car / driver service with Mercedes vehicles (GLE SUV, Sprinter or V Class). Enquire when making your Dunalistair House booking. 



Kinloch Golf and Spa


Dunalistair House flanks the world class Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course - The Kinloch Club. The Kinloch Manor is walkable with some exceptional spa treatments ! 

The Kinloch Club Golf Course

Spa Menu

Cultural / Geothermal Sites


Taupo and Rotorua are within easy reach to enjoy some of the premium cultural and geothermal attractions that New Zealand has to offer. These include Wairakei Terraces, Wai O Tapu and Orakei Korako Thermal Valley.

Taupo Private Tours and Transfers

Taupo Fly Fishing / Lake Fishing 


Whether lake or river, the trout fishing in the Kinloch / Taupo region is world class. Allow us to introduce you to one of New Zealand's top professional fly fishing guides who will take you on a day you will never forget. 

Chris Brennan Fly Fishing

16th Hole at The Kinloch Club
The Kinloch Club - 16th Hole

Mountain Biking


The W2K and Kawakawa Bay Tracks converge in Kinloch. These newly built trails offer over 60 kilometres of world class grade 3 tracks.

Kinloch Mountain Biking
Mountain Bike the many local tracks.
Te Puia Rotorua
Te Puia - Rotorua Culture



Within an hour, the Tongariro River offers exceptional fishing and white water rafting. Or alternately the Tongariro Crossing is one of the world's great one day walks. 

Rafting NZ Tongariro River
Tongariro River Rafting
Fly Fishing New Zealand
Fly Fishing North Island Rivers

Waitomo / Hobbiton


A fantastic day trip from Dunalistair House includes a tour with Taupo Private Transfers to Hobbiton and / or Waitomo Caves. 

Hobbiton Green Dragon
Hobbiton - a must visit in New Zealand!

Wine Tours

If you do not have time to stay in the Hawkes Bay, take a full day tour with Taupo Private Tours and Transfers to sample some of the New World's best varietals. Esk Vally, Mission Estate, Black Barn, Craggy Range, Elephant Hill and Clearview are some popular choices. 

Craggy Range Vineyard Hawkes Bay
Craggy Range Vineyard

Rotorua Highlights


Our travel partners at Taupo Private Tours and Transfers offer a stunning tour to the Rotorua region. Tailored to your requirement, explore Wai O Tapu, Te Puia, Whakarewarewa or Ohinimutu. Half day or full day tours available. 

Taupo Private Tours and Transfers

Te Pohutu Geyser, Rotorua NZ
Te Pohutu Geyser

A Riverside Picnic


How about a pickup by helicopter to be taken for a private riverside picnic? Add a winery or two or cast a fly to try your luck at catching a trout ! 

Exclusive heli experiences available on request. 

Heli Adventure
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