Lake Taupo Fishing
Lake Taupo is the largest fresh water lake in the southern hemisphere. Lake Taupo surrounded by beautiful forests, volcanic mountains and snowy peaks in winter is a hub for events and activities year round. There are many activities centered on and around Lake Taupo and the numerous tributaries that feed into it. World-class trout fishing, scenic cruises, kayaking, sailing, white water rafting, wakeboarding and summer time swimming are all popular with locals and visitors alike. The Great Lake Taupo area really is nature’s ultimate playground. The stunning vistas, lake-front cafes and the ever sought after New Zealand geothermal hot springs further making it a wonderful place to relax and escape busy city life.
Lake Taupo is the caldera of a large volcano which began erupting about 300,000 years ago and has produced two of the world’s most violent eruptions in recent times; the Oruauni Eruption and the Taupo Eruption. For geologists, Lake Taupo is one of the world's most formidable volcanoes and scientists are on constant lookout for the warning signs that herald the next big eruption. more
However, for most New Zealanders and overseas visitors, Lake Taupo is one big, beautiful lake and hugely popular for boating and fishing. In fact it is known as the world’s trout fishing capital. Fly fishing is allowed on all of the rivers flowing into the lake, as well as on the lake itself.
Accommodation in Taupo is widely available and includes hotels, motels, bed and breakfast accommodation, apartments, lodges, holiday homes, backpacker and campgrounds.
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Mobile-friendly - The Tongariro River is one of New Zealand's most famous rivers. Its magic waters provide fun-filled roller coaster rides with exhilarating rapids, crystal clear pools and breathtaking gorges. Tongariro River Rafting knows these waters like no other operator - company owner Garth Oakden has been rafting the Tongariro since 1988. Mountain biking, paintball, fishing and multi-activity combos are also available.
Situated only 10 metres from the famous Tauranga Taupo River and only 300 metres from Lake Taupo. Taupo Lodge comprises 3 units with own ensuites in garden setting with private guest lounge; this beautiful location is only 10 metres from Tauranga Taupo river edge. Enjoy Turangi fly fishing from your door step in world renowned Taupo tributaries.
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