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Taupo Tours

With its massive lake framed by the snowy peaks of Tongariro National Park, Taupo is a nature lover’s dream come true. Located within the caldera of Taupo Volcano, there is never a dull moment in this photographer’s paradise. Satiate your quest for an adrenaline rush with adventure activities such as bungee jumping over the Waikato River, skydiving over Lake Taupo, jet boating, and white water rafting. A favorite destination with cyclists from across the world, this panoramic region is famed for its geothermal spots. Soak in a mineral-rich hot water pool and emerge rejuvenated or head to Craters of the Moon walkway to get a closer look at bubbling mud pools, spluttering craters, and gushing hot springs. Nature enthusiasts will particularly enjoy the Huka Falls just outside town, where the gurgling Waikato River surges through a narrow chasm to plunge down 36 feet! Not just natural wonders, Taupo is also home to a unique museum featuring hundreds of glass sculptures and glass blowing displays. Uncover the town’s heritage at Taupo Museum with its interesting displays including the recreation of a 19th century shop and don’t forget to pop into the rose garden next door. Just a boat ride away, the stunning Maori rock carvings etched into cliffs at Mine Bay make for an interesting excursion.

Highlights

  • Taupo Volcano
  • Adventure Sports
  • Waterfalls, Hot Water Pools & Springs

Places to Stay

Taupo in New Zealand
Huka Lodge

Style: Lodge

Huka Lodge is a swanky establishment tucked away into the verdant landscape on the banks of the Waikato river above the magnificent Huka Falls. Part of The Leading Small Hotels of the World group, this elegant lodge is the brainchild of renowned interior designer Virginia Fisher.

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Lake Taupo Lodge

Style: Lodge

Lake Taupo Lodge is an indulgent retreat that nestles within lush landscaped gardens overlooking the serene lake and the majestic mountains.

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Lakeland Resort

Style: Resort

Lakeland Resort Taupo is a stylish waterfront escape situated on the scenic shores of Lake Taupo on New Zealand's North Island.

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Tauhara Sunrise Lodge

Style: Beach Resort

Tauhara Sunrise Lodge is a charming property ideally situated in picturesque Acacia Bay, minutes from the center of town. Look forward to a comfortable stay in a spacious suite equipped with a kitchenette.

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Wairakei Resort

Style: Resort

Wairakei Resort Taupo is an adventure and wellness getaway situated just outside Taupo town on New Zealand's North Island. Nestled within the vibrant Wairakei Tourist Park in a geothermal valley, explore the historic 19th century resort that features expansive botanical gardens.

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