Fish one of the many rivers and streams that flow into Lake Taupo. This area is renowned for trout fishing, water activities, and pristine national parks. Relax in one of the many thermal hot pools or hit the nearby Ruapehu ski fields in winter.


Key facts about Taupo

  • Population: 1.5 million people
  • 16 km Airport → City
  • Driving: Drives on the left
  • Accommodation: 300 Accommodations
  • Timezone: UTC+12:00
  • Venues: 25 Venues
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Electrical: 230/240 volts


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Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

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Wellington, New Zealand

Taupo Attractions

  • Walking & hiking

    Walking & hiking

    Explore the scenic beauty of Taupō's lakes and stunning volcanic landscapes when you hike one of the region's trails.

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  • Boat cruises

    Boat cruises

    A Boat Cruise on beautiful Lake Taupō is one of the best ways to experience New Zealand's largest lake.

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  • Mountain biking

    Mountain biking

    The Lake Taupo region is home to a range of custom-made mountain biking tracks, located in some of the country's most stunning native forest parks.

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  • Orakei Korako Cave & Thermal Park

    Orakei Korako Cave & Thermal Park

    Orakei Korako 'The Place of Adorning' - a spectacular Geothermal attraction. Lonely Planet Travellers Guide writes… “ Orakei Korako is arguably the best thermal area left in New Zealand"

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  • Huka Falls

    Huka Falls

    At Huka Falls you can witness the phenomenon of natural hydro power - more than 220, 000 litres of water per second.

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