The fastest way to get to Taupo is by air. The Taupo Airport is a small regional airport 8km from the Taupo township. Sound Air services the Wellington to Taupo route while Air New Zealand services the Auckland to Taupo route. You can also fly into Taupo Airport via private chartered flights, jets and helicopters. more
Taupo Airport facilities and services include free parking, shuttles, cafe and several tandem skydiving companies. The Taupo township is located about 3 1/2 hours drive south from Auckland or around 6 hours drive north from Wellington.
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Creative Tech Winter Holiday Camp
Fire Their Imagination! Our engaging and practical learning programme offers heaps of creative exploration and discovery opportunities for your budding engineer, digital artist or programmer using the latest ...
Where: The Technology Hub, Taupō, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: Suite 7, Lerew Building, 2-10 Heuheu Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 9:00am on Monday 8th July 2019
To: 3:00pm on Friday 19th July 2019
The Choir of Christ's College
Christ's College Choir from Cambridge University, UK is made up of 24 students aged between 19 and 26 years (12 male, 12 female). Christ's College has enjoyed a rich musical history since the college was founded in ...
Where: St Andrew's Anglican Church, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 91 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 5:30pm on Thursday 18th July 2019
To: 6:45pm on Thursday 18th July 2019
Animates Taupo - School Holiday Activities
Looking for fun activities to do with the kids these school holidays? We have you covered! We're running free School Holiday activities in all Animates stores on Thursday 11 & 18 of July at 11am. Both sessions will ...
Where: Animates - Tamatutu St, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 80 Tamatutu St, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 11:00am on Thursday 11th July 2019
To: 11:40am on Thursday 18th July 2019
Basestep Beginners: Intermediate and Social Dance
Thursday night dancing. New beginners are joining Basestep Modern Jive every week. Classes start at 6:30 PM at Taupo Primary School. Start any time, No partner required, easy to learn and loads of fun! For info ...
Where: Taupo Primary School, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: Tamamutu St, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 6:30pm on Thursday 27th June 2019
To: 8:00pm on Thursday 1st August 2019
Wairakei Estate Ice Rink - Taupo Winter Festival 2019
Paradice Mobile Ice skates into Taupō this July with a spectacular real ice rink. Whether you are a seasoned skater or a nervous novice, the Paradice Skating staff will be on hand to ensure a premium skating ...
Where: Tongariro North Domain, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: Tongariro Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 5:00pm on Thursday 4th July 2019
To: 9:30pm on Sunday 21st July 2019
Artful Minds Art Exhibition
Hosted by Lava Glass Art Glass Studio, Gallery and Cafe, Artful Minds Exhibition brings together vibrant new works by nine innovative Taupo artists. This is the first exhibition for Artful Minds as a group. Open daily ...
Where: Lava Glass Sculpture Garden, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 165 State Highway 5, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 9:00am on Saturday 25th May 2019
To: 5:00pm on Wednesday 31st July 2019
Catalogue Exhibition - Taupo Winter Festival 2019
Following the award winning success of the Dog Show exhibition in 2018, Taupo Museum purr’oudly presents CATalogue – A cat show for art lovers and an art show for cat lovers. The cat themed artworks, sculptures ...
Where: Taupo Museum, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 4 Story Place, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 10:00am on Saturday 6th July 2019
To: 4:30pm on Monday 12th August 2019
Alice Foulds Not Human Tour
Alice Foulds brings her debut EP 'Oxygen' live to the stage in a mid-year tour of the North Island. Building her performances on a mix of band and acoustic arrangements, Alice's Not Human Tour will showcase both her ...
Where: Two Mile Bay Sailing Club, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: 331 Lake Terrace, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 6:00pm on Friday 19th July 2019
To: 11:59pm on Friday 19th July 2019
Mid-Winter Christmas Buffet
Brighten up your mid-winter blues with Wairakei Resort’s cheerful and warm Mid-Winter Christmas Buffet. Every Saturday night for the month of July, warm the cockles of your heart with Manuka honey glazed ham, winter ...
Where: Wairakei Resort, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Address: State Highway 1, Wairakei, Taupo, Lake Taupo
From: 6:00pm on Saturday 6th July 2019
To: 9:00pm on Saturday 27th July 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