Living in Kinloch There’s no where else quite like it.

Imagine the ultimate NZ lifestyle
Imagine living in Kinloch

An intimate lakeside village on the outskirts of one of NZ’s most popular holiday destinations, bordered by the golden sands and crystal-clear waters of Lake Taupo; living in Kinloch really is the ultimate NZ lifestyle.


Kinloch enjoys a small, friendly community of permanent residents, with a busy summer events calendar and a weekend, holiday, and summer surge from national and international holiday makers. Located an easy 20 minute drive from the centre of the bustling town of Taupo, Kinloch is a hugely popular village in a simply stunning natural environment.


Enjoy golf? Discover Kinloch’s two stunning golf courses, including a championship par 72 course designed by Jack Nicklaus – the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course to be built in New Zealand. Addicted to fishing? The bush-fringed crystal-clear waters of the Western Bays of Lake Taupo are an outstanding day-fishing location, and with the marina right on your doorstep, your options are limitless! Prefer bush walks? Hiking? Café culture? The arts? You’ll find all this and more within easy reach of Oakdale Downs.


Living in Kinloch also gives you easy access to New Zealand’s Great Lake Trail, one of 18 rides which make up the New Zealand Cycle Trail network. Both the K2K section and the W2K section of this trail start from – or end at – Kinloch, making it a popular destination for cyclists and hikers year-round.


There’s so much to discover at this unique location, and so many activities on offer to complement your lifestyle, you’ll find living in Kinloch a true delight from winter to summer.


Discover more, experience more, live more: Oakdale Downs