The Reef Resort


The modern units have either lake, mountain or pool views and all include a spa bath and a well-equipped kitchenette. Modern amenities include air conditioning and TV reception. Complimentary, unlimited, high-speed, fibre wifi is available throughout the property.

The Reef Resort facilities include the nearby golf course, ski storage and a BBQ area. Guests can enjoy popular fishing spots and extreme sports like skydiving nearby.

You can also keep active around your big race using the complimentary gym membership accessible off site at Empower Fitness.

The resort offers free private parking on site.


  • Self-contained units all well equipped with everything you need for it to be your home from home.
  • Prime lakeside location with easy access to the IRONMAN event site.
  • Early breakfast available on race day morning.
  • Bike storage permitted in rooms.


  • free wifi
  • air conditioning
  • tea/coffee making facilities in room
  • free parking
  • outdoor heated swimming pools
  • hot tub/jacuzzi
  • access to offsite gym
  • early breakfast on race day
  • bike storage permitted in rooms


  • Expo – approx. 3.5km
  • Start – approx. 2km
  • Finish – approx. 3.5km
  • T1 – approx. 2km
  • Nearest Airport/Train station – Auckland International Airport (AKL) is 265km (210mins by car). Taupo Airport (TUO) is 4.3km (5mins by car).
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