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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.
Sitting on the banks of the Waikato River, unwind with world-class views at welcoming Central Riverside Retreat with unlimited WIFI. Sleeping up to seven across two levels, Central Riverside Retreat is an excellent choice for your next holiday.
Set in spacious rural surroundings with panoramic views from its own private gardens, with friendly alpacas and other farm animals just over your garden fence. Come and enjoy the privacy of the country but only minutes from Taupo's many attractions.
Lusty's Lagoon is NZ's only swim-up bar and cafe with thermally heated pools, Water slides & giant movie screen, pump track, mini-golf, tennis courts, playground & jumping pillows. Our family resort has a range of Accommodation & Camping options.