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Taupo town

The Taupo region’s largest town is a bustling lakeside resort in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island. The town has photo-ready mountain and lake vistas every way you turn, and plenty of things to do.

The crystal-clear freshwater of Lake Taupo draws visitors to the town’s boutique and luxury lodges, lakeside hotels, motels and guest accommodation year-round, to swim and sunbathe, kayak, fish, enjoy family activities or soak up the atmosphere in the town’s many lakeside restaurants and bars.

In Taupo town centre, the streets are lined with boutique shops, cafes, craft galleries, art sculptures, public spaces and one of the country’s best children’s playgrounds. Further out, there are national and forest parks, natural hot springs, and adventure activity bases, including whitewater rafting, sky-diving and bungy-jumping.

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  • Motels

    52 on Rifle Motel

    52 on Rifle Motel prides itself on delivering friendly, quality, affordable Taupo accommodation. We offer self-contained units, we're only a short walk to the town centre, and with a café across the road, this Taupo accommodation has many convenience

    $126 - $350 Book now
  • Holiday homes

    Lake View Central - Taupo Holiday Home

    Lake View Central is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Taupo holiday home with free wifi. Enjoying a central location with lake views, this modern holiday home is the perfect base for your next lake adventure within walking distance to the lake and town.

    $195 - $486 Book now
  • Holiday homes

    Linger Lakeside

    Linger Lakeside is the perfect lakeside retreat for those who enjoy the finer things. This impressive 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom beauty is nestled high above the lake and has been designed and built to capture the most incredible lake and mountain views.

    $750 - $1,500 Book now
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    Bay Court Lakefront Motel

    Bay Court Lakefront Motel is situated just across the road from the lake, 1 kilometre from town. Twelve spacious, smoke free units - bedroom, lounge, kitchen and bathroom - some with spa bath.

    $120 - $170
  • Bed & breakfast

    The Pillars Retreat

    Welcome to our award winning property, a few minutes drive from Taupo. This stunning purpose built modern mediterranean style country manor, is the perfect place to relax and enjoy extensive gardens, native birdsong and surrounding mountains.

    $260 - $395 Book now
  • Holiday homes

    Lakewood Haven - Taupo Holiday Home

    Lakewood Haven is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Taupo holiday home with unlimited Wifi and luxurious spa for up to 10 guests. Located just a 5 minute drive from central Taupo this is an ideal base for your next Taupo adventure.

    $214 - $878 Book now
  • Holiday homes

    Riverside House

    While away the summer days enjoying the company of friends and family in this absolutely stunning home located on the bank of the Waikato River. It won’t be hard to switch to holiday mode the moment you arrive at this riverside retreat.

    $600 - $750 Book now
  • Apartments

    Waimahana Apartments

    Situated right on the lake Taupo's very own hot water beach Waimahana apartments offer a range of options to cater for all guest configurations.

    $150 - $649.97
  • Apartments

    A Little Luxury

    Relax in style in this luxuriously appointed one bedroom self-contained unit just a short stroll from the shores of Lake Taupo.

    $110 - $200 Book now
  • Holiday homes

    Taupo Getaway - Taupo Holiday Home

    Taupo Getaway is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Taupo holiday home. Situated just a 5 minute walk from the lake edge, and a 2 minute drive from the town centre, this cosy holiday home is an easy option for your next lake getaway.

    $155 - $388 Book now
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