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


Dunalistair House offers 4 super king ensuite bedrooms, two living areas and multiple luxurious features. Add to this an executive chef designed kitchen, BBQ and ample off street parking, the home is an ideal location for golf groups, family get-togethers or small intimate retreats and weddings. 

As an architectural award winning home, Dunalistair House has hosted distinguished guests from all around the world. Being within easy access of Auckland, New Zealand's main international airport, we are available to arrange transportation via private road transfer or direct helicopter access if required. 


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, along with Kinloch Manor for 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

Travel Arrangements 


We offer assistance for any onward travel requirements. Working with a number of premium luxury travel companies, we are happy to help with any New Zealand wide planning you require. 

Te Pohutu Geyser, Rotorua NZ
Te Pohutu Geyser
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