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52 on Rifle Motel in Taupo prides itself on delivering friendly, quality, affordable Taupo accommodation. We offer self-contained units for single travellers, family unit set-ups and 3-bedroom options, ideal for groups. Only a short walk from Taupo town centre and with a cafe across the road, this Taupo accommodation has many conveniences for guests.
Mobile-friendly - We offer a huge linked outdoor/indoor leisure pool—swim in both without leaving the warmth of the thermally heated water. Also: kids toddler areas, two hydro slides, tarzan swim, bombing zone, inflatable pool toys, private thermal mineral pools, sauna cafe and barbecue areas. Ideal in any weather. Taupo thermal swimming complex the whole family can enjoy.
Taupō Lake Front Accommodation. Uninterrupted views across Lake Taupo to Acacia Bay and the hills on the western shore, showcasing the action on the busiest stretch of water on the lake. On-site Hot Tub. If you’re travelling with pets – we offer two pet friendly units – the Cottage and the Small Studio.
Mobile-friendly - 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.
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Mobile-friendly - Taupo Motel just 10 minutes stroll from town with range of modern, warm, spacious rooms, to rest and relax from your Taupo activities and experiences. All our Taupo motel accommodation is fully self-contained with separate lounge. 7 rooms feature spa bath. Book through the link on this page, get complimentary breakfast per-person each night you stay. 50+ Sky TV Channels.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the best of Lake Taupo accommodation in one of our 10 boutique motel rooms. Corporate travellers, families and couples will love our rooms which all featuring king size beds, free Wi-Fi, My Sky Guest Select 50+ channels, in-room spas, under-floor central heating and kitchen facilities, and of course unobstructed lake views. Enjoy our quiet accommodation on Lake Taupo.
Mobile-friendly - Beside 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 include outdoor heated swimming pool, spa, trampoline, BBQ's, bike, kayak and paddle board hire, Petfriendly on approval, parking room for boats, breakfast including gluten-free options. Family unit sleep7. Free wireless Internet, self-catering facilities.
Courtney Motel in Taupo is conveniently located just 100 metres stroll along the lakefront to the town centre and a safe swimming beach. Offering a selection of value oriented refurbished 3-star studio, 1, 2, 3 bedroom units, all with modern furnishings, oversize beds, free on site car-parking, Sky TV, Free WiFi and full kitchen facilities (studios with kitchenettes).
Mobile-friendly - Craters of the Moon is a walk with a difference; a unique and memorable experience for young and old. Bubbling craters and steam vents, explosion craters and colourful soils. Explore geothermal areas often wreathed in clouds of steam from the heat just below your feet!
Hire and design company specialising in corporate functions, gala dinners, award nights, weddings and all other special events. Eventrent cater to the most lavish affair or a modest celebration - no event is too big or too small. Our services include DIY decorative hire, design concepts, event styling, theming, wedding planning and event management.
Mobile-friendly - Located on the lakefront of magnificent Lake Taupo. Executive Motel is the perfect accommodation for corporate travellers and couples with tranquil, safe and secure environment. Executive Motel in Taupo has the main Lake Taupo swimming beach on our doorstep, your stay will leave you refreshed and revived. Relax and enjoy the views of the lake from the upstairs balcony.
Mobile-friendly - Haka Lodge Taupō offers a variety of up-market dormitory rooms for those travelling on a budget, and a wide range of private rooms for those who like their own space on the road. Great location - We are located within walking distance of downtown Taupō and Lake Taupō, with amazing views!
Mobile-friendly - Lakeland Resort in Taupo offers relaxing, comfortable accommodation, superb conference and function facilities with The Lakeland Bar & Brasserie serving divine cuisine. Set amidst 2.8 acres of landscaped grounds, complete with 64 well-equipped studio units, tennis court, outdoor seasonal swimming pool, 2 private indoor spa pools, guest laundry facilities, ample off-street parking, 2 conference rooms and bar and brasserie.
Mobile-friendly - Lakeside Accommodation is a portfolio of high-end quality self contained properties. Known for it's year-round activities and boutique town, Taupō is where you can shrug off the outside world, relax, regroup and revitalise. Whether you're hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, trout fishing in the mountain-fed rivers or lake, or hunting in remote Kaimanawa Ranges, our accommodation is the perfect base.
Situated just a 4-minute walk from the shops and restaurants of Taupo township. Newly refurbished one and two bedroom units. New Spa units with Stunning views of Lake Taupo and the Mountain Rangers, perfect for family, equipped for business and totally relaxed for honeymooners. We also have a covered spa pool and year round heated swimming pool.
Mobile-friendly - Boasting a spellbinding lake edge location, with uninterrupted views of the magnificent lake and mountains from accommodation rooms, restaurants and bar areas. The hotel is luxuriously furnished with an ambience and art collection to delight all visitors. Restaurants offer superb award-winning cuisine, while three conference venues can cater for meetings, events and weddings.
Mobile-friendly - Fabulous lakefront property sure to delight the whole family. On the shores of Lake Taupo with outstanding views of the lake and mountains. Enjoy our large heated swimming pool, indoor or outdoor spas, play tennis, or take a beautiful scenic walk along the water's edge. Two adjacent restaurants. Facilities to accommodate everyone, including conference facilities.
Mobile-friendly - Taupo Mineral Thermal Pool accommodation, set in picture-perfect rose garden, directly across from Lake Taupo. Rose Garden Cafe is available for Breakfast & Lunch, also offering room service. Options encompass a choice of flexible configurations. Check into impeccably maintained-studio, one or two-bedroom apartments. All include hospitable touches like thoroughly-equipped kitchen facilities, selected SkyTV channels, free Wi-Fi and electric blankets.
Mobile-friendly - New Zealand’s Best and Most Awarded Rafting Company. We raft every level of White Water – from calm Grade 1 floats to extreme Grade 5 action. Our Tongariro White Water is the best Grade 3 in the country and requires no previous rafting experience. We operate all year round in the best scenery the country has to offer. Ages 3+.
Mobile-friendly - See the best of Rotorua with one easy pass - Rotorua Super Passes offers you a one-stop shop to see the best Rotorua tourist attractions. We have a wide range of Rotorua sightseeing passes that include iconic and top-rated attractions. The passes can be used for sightseeing in one day or for tours over several days.
Mobile-friendly - New, smart and precious. Sacred Waters is guaranteed waterfront magic on the edge of crystal clear Lake Taupo. From the magnificent 180-degree views to the exquisite internal water features, Sacred Waters will impress you with its attention to detail. Gymnasium, heated lap pool and more. 50+ Sky TV Channels and thermal hot tub in each apartment.
Mobile-friendly - Sailing to Taupo's iconic Maori Rock Carvings since 1983, Barbary offers relaxation, fun and adventure. We're equipped for all conditions - if the wind dies down, Barbary's eco-friendly electric engine kicks in, or if you prefer a real sailing adventure then come aboard when the wind is up, and enjoy sailing Lake Taupo at its best (and quietest!)
Mobile-friendly - The pirate-themed Sail Fearless has got to be the not-so-buried treasure of Great Lake Taupo. "Be Fearless" and take an amazing sailing trip on Great Lake Taupo, sailing to the Maori Rock carvings. It's a great affordable and family friendly cruise.
Mobile-friendly - Half-day and full-day tours of the Auckland area or tour to Maori heartland, Rotorua. Visit the Bay of Islands, rich in New Zealand pioneering history. 120 deluxe coach tours from two of New Zealand's top coach tour companies. Spectacular tours of Taupo, Waitomo Caves, Bay of Islands, Christchurch, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound and West Coast Glaciers.
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Ngāti Tūwharetoa Schools Kapa Haka Festival 2019
Ngāti Tūwharetoa Schools Kapa Haka Festival 2019 This is Ngāti Tūwharetoa's 34th Annual Schools Kapa Haka Festival involving 70+ rōpū from throughout the rohe. 3500 + performers from Schools, ECE, Play ...
Where: Taupo Events Centre, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 26 AC Baths Avenue, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 9:00am on Tuesday 17th September 2019
To: 4:30pm on Thursday 19th September 2019
Italian Film Festival - Girl In the Fog
Girl In the Fog / La Ragazza Nella Nebbia. Winner of Best New Director at the 2018 Italian Academy Awards, 'The Girl in the Fog' brings us to a remote mountain village where the inscrutable Detective Vogel (Toni ...
Where: Starlight Cinema, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: Horomatangi Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 4:00pm on Thursday 19th September 2019
To: 5:00pm on Thursday 19th September 2019
Small Worlds, Fibres Unlimited
Fibres Unlimited is a collective which first met in 1996 and was the inspiration of the late Joan Bright and Sandy Morrison who called together a group of like-minded individuals with the aim of encouraging each other in ...
Where: Taupo Museum, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 4 Story Place, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 10:00am on Saturday 17th August 2019
To: 4:30pm on Monday 23rd September 2019
Heyday Brewery Tap Takeover and Beer Tasting
Heyday Brewery Co is in town this Friday and Lakehouse will be hosting an event like the good ol days! - Tickets are $20.00 and this entitles the bearer to samples of various beers and light snacks throughout the ...
Where: Lakehouse Taupo, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 10 Roberts Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 5:30pm on Friday 20th September 2019
To: 7:00pm on Friday 20th September 2019
Get Set Event Hire Race Day
Second of three Spring Race Meetings Racing Taupo hold annually. Free Friday afternoon activity with action on the race track and tasty food and refreshments available. Come out and view some of NZ's top horses, ...
Where: Taupo Racing Club, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 421 Centennial Drive, Taupo, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 12:30pm on Friday 20th September 2019
To: 4:40pm on Friday 20th September 2019
NZ Junior Rugby Festival
The NZ Junior Rugby Festival was created to give thousands of youth a world class sporting exerience whilst playing the sport they loved! This year is the 10th anniversary and we will be hosting over 100 teams from ...
Where: Owen Delany Park, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: Centennial Drive, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 9:00am on Friday 20th September 2019
To: 3:30pm on Sunday 22nd September 2019
Lemuria Rising - Chakra Balancing
A relaxing and rejuvenating evening of Sound Healing, Chakra Balancing, Light Language and Song, hosted by Nicola Gibbons. This group focusses on balancing and activation for the seven main Chakra points. You can ...
Where: Yoga Tree, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: Starlight Arcade Level 1, 18 Horomatangi Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 7:00pm on Friday 20th September 2019
To: 9:00pm on Friday 20th September 2019
International Peace Day Walk
Soroptimist International Taupo invite you to a public candle light walk to commemorate International Peace Day. Beginning at 6pm on the lakefront at the end of Pataka Road and walking to the Roberts Reserve, Ruapehu ...
Where: Taupo Lakefront, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: Lake Terrace, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 6:00pm on Saturday 21st September 2019
To: 8:00pm on Saturday 21st September 2019
New Orleans Buffet
Taste the flavours of the Deep South at Wairakei Resort Taupo's New Orleans Buffet this August and September. Slow cooked smoked beef brisket smothered in a smokey BBQ sauce, hearty seafood chowder with homemade corn ...
Where: Wairakei Resort, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: State Highway 1, Wairakei, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 5:30pm on Saturday 3rd August 2019
To: 9:00pm on Saturday 28th September 2019
The Taupo Market
The Taupo Market - every Saturday* - morning, rain or shine, ever-changing – with lots of regular favourites. ‘Volcanic’ coffee, pies and fries, pastries and juice, fresh fruit and veggies, free range eggs and ...
Where: Riverside Park & Unison Amphitheatre, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: Redoubt Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 9:00am on Saturday 5th January 2019
To: 1:00pm on Saturday 28th December 2019