On the shores of Lake Taupō lies an epic mountain biking adventure. What began as a pipe dream for a crew of local trail builders has evolved into the stunning Great Lake Trail, a 71km mountain biking and walking journey that will take you deep into the native bush surrounding the beautiful Lake Taupō.
Exclusive use of new, purpose built accommodation comprising a kingsize bed; separate bathroom with shower, vanity unit and loo; 3 seater comfortable, cushioned sofa, high quality furniture and fittings. Exclusive use of own outside area.$160 - $180
At Go Explore NZ, we offer a variety of adventure tours that will give you a personal and luxurious experience of the Central North Island.$295 - $355
See steaming hot mineral pools and spluttering mud pools on this short, easy walk.
My place is a beautiful hideaway looking across a gorgeous rural vista to the lake. Well worth the 10 minutes drive from the hustle and bustle of town!$135 - $180
A Plus Lodge is situated in a quiet location in the Turangi township area, in the Tongariro region. It has large relaxing gardens and is an easy stroll from the shops, banks, bars, restaurants, bus station and information centre.$13 - $56
Taupo Lake Adventures Ltd offer skippered trout fishing charters and scenic cruises on Lake Taupo, New Zealand aboard our charter boats Bravado III and Te Arani II operating out of Taupo Boat Harbour.$160 - $340
Tongariro Lodge makes the perfect base to enjoy the World Heritage Tongariro National Park and are experts at arranging Heli-Hiking,Guided Walks and the Tongariro Alpine Crossing .$200 - $1,500
Air New Zealand is New Zealand’s national carrier and the only airline which specialises in getting you to, from and around New Zealand.$79 - $300
Jet ski Hire on Lake Taupo at cheap rates. Latest model Yamaha Jet skis. We also offer Self drive boats, kayaks and SUP's and are located close to Taupo town centre.$25 - $10,000
Hard tail, full suspension and electric Mountain bikes. Electric step through road bikes and race road bikes for hire.$20 - $180
A three bedroom home Overlooking Lake Taupo, in Omori Road in a quiet rural setting overing home away from home facilities to guests. A full continental breakfast plus eggs from our free range hens if required.$125 - $135
Towering volcanic rock cliffs, spectacular views and a waterfall hidden deep in the Waihaha Valley are highlights of the Waihaha section. The trail has been built with flowing corners and fun downhills, and some short switchback climbs to keep you honest!
Boulevard Waters is situated right at the waters edge of Lake Taupo. All 10 luxury units with unlimited views are serviced daily & offer in-room spa, king size bed, kitchen facilities. Quiet location with off road parking.$189 - $259
Book the best adrenalin activities all at once. Skydive and Rapids Jet Taupo. Jetboat thrill ride then a Tandem skydive Jump out of a Plane over Lake Taupo.$408 - $488
Conveniently located near Taupo town centre, Amori Lodge is a boutique Bed and Breakfast providing quality, modern accommodation at very affordable prices.$160 - $220
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park is one of New Zealand’s most spectacular tramping tracks, and is considered the most popular one-day alpine hikes in New Zealand. One of New Zealand’s ‘Great Walks’ – a must do in this area.
Flowing downhill, stunning wetlands, secluded beaches perfect for a mid-way swim and sweeping views of Lake Taupō are just some of the highlights of the Kawakawa section of the Great Lake Trail.
We fish a wide range of rivers, lakes and streams in the Taupo region and further afield. With local Taupo fly fishing guide techniques and others from the US and Europe we give you more opportunities to catch stunning Rainbow and Brown Trout.$400 - $1,100
Craters Mountain Bike Park is a purpose-built mountain bike park located only a short distance from the Taupō town, with trails ranging from children’s entry level to technical cross country.
To help you plan your trip, here's a list of the best Taupō attractions and activities based on TripAdvisor reviews.