Taupo is a popular tourist resort town, nestled on the banks of Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake and the largest freshwater lake in Australasia. Taupo activities include many water bound activites such as world class fishing, boating, whitewater rafting and jet boating. If you prefer more land based activities there's plenty of walks, biking tracks, golf, geothermal attractions and hot pools. more
The powerful beauty of the volcanic landscape that surrounds Taupo provides a dramatic backdrop to everything you do here and Mt Doom from the Lord of The Rings trilogy features in the background to Taupo.
Highlights around Taupo include the Tongariro National Park, the Orakei Korako Geyserland, the mighty Waikato River, Turangi (the North Island's trout fishing capital) and the amazing Huka Falls.
Experience absolute hospitality and hotel accommodation with stunning views of Lake Taupo in our newly renovated motels in Taupo. From studio rooms to luxury one, two and three-bedroom units, perfect for family, equipped for business and totally relaxed for honeymooners. Absolute Lake View Motel is situated on the shores of Lake Taupo.
With sweeping 180 degree views over Lake Taupo, Tauhara Sunrise Lodge offers boutique lodge accommodation in a relaxed environment. Complimentary pre-dinner drinks and hors d'oeuvres offer a great opportunity to socialise with your hosts and other guests, full breakfasts are served between 7am & 10am and your hosts offer valuable assistance planning daily activities. Massage service on site.
Stunning lake and mountain views and a simply spectacular Lake Taupo location! Acacia Cliffs Lodge offers a very special New Zealand experience. Secluded, yet only minutes from town, this new lodge accommodates eight guests in four luxury suites. Stylish accommodation, relaxed luxury, superb cuisine and local hosts who offer genuine NZ hospitality make this the perfect luxury escape. Indulge yourself.
Just a few minutes' walking distance to town centre and very close to Lake Taupo. 20 ground floor units serviced daily. Two-bedroom units sleep up to seven. All units have: fully equipped kitchen, shower, electric blankets, Sky TV, phone, air conditioning and heatpump. Spa bath and Whirl pool units. Children's playground. Spa pool. Off-street parking.
Accent On Taupo offers quality lakefront accommodation at Lake Taupo. Modern, redecorated motel units with luxurious super king-size beds and crisp linen give you a great sleep! We also have the fantastic Lakehouse and authentic Taupo Cottage. Enjoy lake views from the sunny decks, cook on the six-burner BBQs or relax in our large private spa room. Pet-friendly.
Situated close to Taupo's town centre, airport and a short stroll to the lake. Studio to two-bedroom accommodation units, all ground-floor and well appointed in a tree-lined setting. All have sunny private courtyard and parking for vehicles, trailers and boats, and two units have an in-room spa bath. Lounge suitable for function and conference facilities available.
A great kiwi holiday spot and 20 minutes' walk into the Taupo Town Centre. Free hot thermal plunge pool for all-year-round relaxation, children's playground, TV and games rooms, BBQ and spa pool. Charter boat for fishing and sightseeing. Easy access to ski fields, boating, fishing, bungy jump, tramping and thermal wonders.
We extend a warm welcome to you from Anglers Paradise Motel. Just moments from the world's best trout fishing on the Tongariro River or Lake Taupo delta, and minutes' drive from New Zealand's largest ski fields and the famous walking tracks of Tongariro National Park. Quiet, private, spacious fully serviced suites, heated swimming pool and hot spa. On-site Restaurant.
A Plus Lodge is set in a quiet location in Turangi, an easy stroll away to shops, banks, bars, restaurants, bus station and information centre. Set in one acre of landscaped grounds and gardens. We offer budget backpacker accommodation close to the world famous Tongariro National Park and Lake Taupo, and about 35 minutes' drive to the Whakapapa ski area.
With us you do NOT join other groups in on set itineraries and set dates. Our best trips are the ones where a “Aroha NZ Tours guide” is with the travellers, because the “host” acts as part concierge and part friend, making sure all details are as planned, but also designing experiences that enhance the understanding of our country.
The Artre Bed and Breakfast is located five minutes from stunning Lake Taupo. At Artre guests will discover one of the regions finest Bed and Breakfast’s. Trevor and Adrianne welcome you to their comfortable, spacious, home, a combination of modern and traditional enhanced by Trevor’s original art. It is a non smoking environment.
Unique customised tours for any size group. Choose any combination of adventure. Our daily adventures operate on the West Coast of Auckland at Muriwai—a spectacular beach. Mountain bike, wilderness adventures as well as sightseeing, winery and orchard tours. Group adventures include: abseiling, camping, team building weekends and skiing packages.
Tēnā Koutou Katoa, Nau mai Hāere mai. Come and experience our Backyard with all its own natural beauty including our Maori cultural acknowledgements. Make sure to bring your camera and be prepared to take lots of photos along the way. Relax and refuel your body at a café, or bring your own and have a picnic.
Sail Lake Taupo aboard 1920s yacht Barbary, New Zealand's only commercially operated electric yacht and boutique boat cinema! Looking for top summer activities in Taupo? How about joining the locals on an eco-friendly boutique sail cruise across the lake? Daily scenic cruises head out to the Maori Rock Carvings and along the Taupo lakefront. View our Website to book direct.
Mediterranean-style motel complex in a park-like setting with private courtyard. Walking distance to your choice of restaurants, shops, parks and lakeshore. 14 one and two-bedroom, fully self-contained motel units. Sauna, spa pool and barbecue area. Wireless broadband service available. Close to Lake Taupo.
The brand new Base Taupo is a purpose built, luxury budget hostel with an ideal central location with stunning views of Lake Taupo and the surrounding mountains. Just seconds from the lake front and transportation, cafes and shops are at your doorstep. Base Taupo is designed with the traveller in mind.
From the moment you arrive you'll enjoy the comfort of modern rooms and convenience of being located in close proximity to the Taupo town centre. We cater superbly well for all your business or recreational needs. Our complex includes studios through to larger one-bedroom units. We guarantee to provide a delightful and memorable stay for all our guests.
Come and enjoy a break at our modern architecturally designed complex. We provide studio units equipped with either a king or queen bed, where you can relax in a double spa bath or simply gaze at the spectacular views of Lake Taupo and the magnificent mountains. Friendly, helpful hosts.
Taupo motel accommodation perfectly positioned to offer a peaceful stay. Just two minutes stroll to the lake edge and a six-minute walk to the town centre. With 18 modern units ranging from studio spa rooms to two-bedroom family suites, we are ideal for business travellers, couples, groups and families. Conference facilities for up to 50 are available.
Warm, affordable Taupo accommodation (Best value for money). 24 private thermal pools, all-year heated outdoor swimming pool 36 – 38 degrees, spacious Redwood sauna. 60-plus Sky TV channels in all units, BBQs Galore. Friendly hosts make your stay a pleasant one. 36 units on two-acres overlooking Lake Taupo. Secure off-road parking for Boat Trailers and Trucks. Leave the stress behind.
We're the most established charter boat operator in the Taupo Region. Four launches cater for groups from one to one hundred, specialising in trout fishing, scenic cruises, corporate entertainment, special events, and weddings. All boats have full bar-catering facilities and all equipment supplied. Great Lake Trail water transfers available as well as guided fly fishing, hiking, biking and hunting packages.
Professional yet casual clay target shooting experience, based in Taupo. We can tailor a shooting experience specifically to meet the needs of individuals or groups. Top of the line clay target traps are engaged to launch clay birds at varying speeds, angles and heights, thus accommodating both the "newbie" and the more accomplished shot.
Situated between Lake Terrace and the shore edge of beautiful Lake Taupo. Step out from your apartment onto the beach and enjoy the unrestricted views across the lake. Affordable family and studio units. Facilities in the complex include outdoor heated swimming pool, spa, trampoline, BBQ's, parking including room for boats, breakfast menu including gluten-free options. Free wireless Internet, self-catering facilities.
Craters of the Moon is a walk with a difference; a unique and memorable experience for young and old. Bubbling craters, mud pools and steam vents, explosion craters and colourful soils. You can also see interesting plants that have adapted to thrive in the hot, steamy conditions.
Located adjacent to the famous Tongariro River is The Creel Tackle House, a piece of local fishing history which now features a Cafe. Everyone welcome to come in for breakfast, lunch or a coffee and a chat, read the paper and simply relax. Fishing reports and licenses are available as well as a large selection of reels and fishing flies.
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The ANZ Young Farmer Contest is New Zealand's Ultimate Rural Challenge. After 22 District Finals and seven Regional Finals the top seven Young Farmers in the country. Our seven Grand Finalists will be battling it out ...
Where: Tongariro South Domain, Taupo
Address: Cnr Tongariro St & Ferry Road, Taupo
From: 3:30pm on Thursday 2nd July 2015
To: 1:00am on Sunday 5th July 2015
The seventh annual Tauhara Trail Run and Walk will take place on Sunday 5th July 2015. Event options included a 5km, 10km or half marathon (21km) on the north and east side of Mount Tauhara, Taupo. The event is all about ...
Where: Tauhara Run/Walk event base, Lake Taupo
Address: Off Road Highway, Taupo
From: 8:00am on Sunday 5th July 2015
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 5th July 2015
The Lakeside Variety/Country Music Club is a a family orientated Not for Profit Music Club. Come and spend an afternoon with us. Enjoy live music by Professional Musicians and listen to singers of all ages. A large ...
Where: Taupo RSA Club, Taupo
Address: 67 Horomatangi St, Taupo
From: 1:00pm on Sunday 10th May 2015
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 5th July 2015
First Sunday of every month at The Ploughman's Restaurant & Bar, the Whoopee Band leads a fun-filled couple of hours of singing and ukulele playing. Everyone is welcome, you don't have to play, just come along and enjoy ...
Where: Ploughman's Restaurant and Bar, Taupo
Address: 45 Charles Crescent, Taupo
From: 3:00pm on Sunday 1st March 2015
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 6th December 2015
Huka Prawn Parks Famous ‘Prawn Fishing Competition’ is run three times a year in the School Holidays at the end of Term One, Term Two and Term Three. Fantastic Daily Prizes up for grabs as well as a grand prize ...
Where: Huka Prawn Park, Taupo
Address: Karetoto Road, Taupo
From: 9:00am on Saturday 4th July 2015
To: 3:30pm on Sunday 19th July 2015
Te Hau - The Wind, is Taupō Museum’s annual celebration of Matariki (The Maori New Year). Hokia ki o maunga kia purea e koe I nga hau o Tawhirimatea. Return to your ancestral mountains to be cleansed by the ...
Where: Taupo Museum, Taupo
Address: 4 Story Place, Taupo
From: 10:00am on Saturday 20th June 2015
To: 4:30pm on Monday 3rd August 2015
The Televised Grand Final Evening Show is the last hurdle for Contestants to overcome in the race to become the 2015 ANZ Young Farmer Contest Champion. The live televised event tests the Contestants knowledge in an ...
Where: Taupo Events Centre, Taupo
Address: 26 AC Baths Avenue, Taupo
From: 5:00pm on Saturday 4th July 2015
To: 1:00am on Sunday 5th July 2015
One of the finest mixed voice ensembles from Cambridge University, Christ’s College Choir are coming to Taupo in July during their summer tour of New Zealand. Directed by Professor David Rowland, the choir sings ...
Where: St Andrews Church, Taupo
Address: 91 Titiraupenga Street, Taupo
From: 5:30pm on Monday 6th July 2015
To: 7:00pm on Monday 6th July 2015
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Where: Taupo Public Library, Taupo
Address: Story Place, Taupo
From: 10:30am on Tuesday 7th July 2015
To: 3:00pm on Tuesday 7th July 2015
This is a school holiday programmed aimed at giving children the opportunity to have some fun and learn a few basics around the game of golf. The cost is $10 for each 2 hour session and provides basic skills and to ...
Where: Taupo Golf Club, Taupo
Address: 32 Centennial Dr, Taupo
From: 10:00am on Tuesday 7th July 2015
To: 2:30pm on Tuesday 14th July 2015