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Getting there

The Great Lake Taupo region is centrally located in the middle of the North Island, approximately 3 ½ hours drive from Auckland and 4 ½ hours drive from Wellington.

By car

If you are driving, outdoor complimentary self- parking is available to all guests. Alternatively, you can choose to opt for secured covered parking at an additional cost of $30 per night (charged to your room). The closest airport is Taupo Airport located only 10 mins drive from the Hilton Taupo.

We recommend that you pre-book your transfer from the airport transfer as availability may be limited. It is the responsibilities of each delegates to organise and arrange their own transport to and from the airport. Great Lake Taxis provide taxis and shuttles to and from Taupo Airport whether you're by yourself or in a large group.

For more information: The above provider is listed to assist you in finding the best way to get from and to the airport.


By plane

All delegates are required to make their own flight bookings to and from Taupo Airport. We strongly urge you to book your flights upon confirmation of your attendance.

Recommended flight from Auckland to Taupo on Monday 17 May 2021:

  • Air New Zealand
    Departing Auckland at 08:05AM - Arriving Taupo 08:55AM

Recommended flight from Taupo to Auckland on Wednesday 19 May 2021:

  • Air New Zealand
    Departing Taupo 06:15PM - Arriving Auckland 07:05PM

Alternative departing flight the next day from Taupo to Auckland on Thursday 20 May 2021:

  • Air New Zealand
    Departing Taupo at 9.20am - Arriving in Auckland at 10:10am

Additional nights

If you wish to stay an extra night at the Hilton Taupo for the night of Wednesday 19 May please be quick as the hotel is nearly fully booked. Hilton Taupo is offering you a special rate of NZ$243 per room per night (including breakfast), 3 day pre and post the conference (subject to availability).

Please email:


To book additional nights please contact the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort directly, and quote our conference code ‘IMEDIABRANDSUMMIT’ to book your exclusive rate.

Alternatively, please contact Ana Hutchinson at

Hilton Lake Taupo

80-100 Napier Road, Taupo 3330
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