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Taupo is categorised as Lakeside

Lake Taupo
Craters of the Moon (Photo Courtesy: Harro5)
Huka Falls (Photo Courtesy: QFSE Media)
Jetboat at Huka Falls (Photo Courtesy: Egghead06)
Tongarino National Park - Photo Courtesy Elinnea
Tongarino National Park - Photo Courtesy Elinnea

Reasons to Visit
  • Taupo in North Island is set around New Zealand's largest lake, Lake Taupo.
  • Taupo lies in close proximity to Tongarino national park which is renowned for its hiking, walking, trekking and adventure activities.
  • Taupo lies on the North Island itinerary and is a stopover on the Auckland - Taupo - Napier - Wellington route
  • Three volcanoes (Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu) around Taupo remain active and therefore is visited by researchers
  • The Tongarino Park is home to 50+ important species of birds such as the North Island Brown Kiwi, Blue Duck, North Island fernbird, Double-banded Plover and Karearea.
Know It
  • Boat rides in the lake, visiting Maori Carvings and Skydiving are popular tourist activities and attraction in Taupo
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Rotorua (81 kms), Auckland (278 kms)

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Destination Ideas

  • Lake Taupo - A North Island Adventure Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Lake Taupo is a lake situated in the North Island of New Zealand. With a surface area of 616 square kilometres (238 sq mi), it is the largest lake by surface area in New Zealand, and the largest freshwater lake by surface area in Oceania. It is approximately the same size as Singapore,which ensures its popularity. The busiest time is the high summer season around Christmas and New Year.
    View Point
    Lake Views
    Huka Waterfall is a huge waterfall that gets water from Lake Taupo into the Waikato River with 220,000 litres of water gushing in every second.
    Natural Wonders
    Craters of the moon is a geothermal cratered valley that is hissing with clouds of steam. A boardwalk allows you to peer into the cauldrons of boiling mud safely
    Natural Wonders
    Sulphur Springs

Destinations within reach from Taupo

  • Napier ( 141 Km )

    Napier is renowned for its Vineyards and its award winning wines. Napier is also visited for its more

  • Auckland ( 278 Km )

    Auckland is New Zealand's largest urban area and typically arrival point for any international more

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Nearest Airport in Taupo
  • Rotorua International Airport ( ROT ) , Rotorua-81 Kms
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