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
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
Based in the North Island of New Zealand Sean Andrews is a professional fly fishing guide. Sean spends over 120 days each year guiding the remote rivers and streams of the National and Forest Parks of the North Island.$695 - $795
Glide your kayak across stunning Lake Taupo while taking in all the beautiful views of the surrounding coastline and neighboring mountains before getting up close and personal to the iconic Maori Rock Carvings on our fully guided kayaking tour.$99
Opotaka is a historical Māori pa site (fortified village) where you can learn about the history of the famous Ka Mate Haka, see the remains of the Māori settlement, and enjoy spectacular views across Lake Rotoaira to Mt Tongariro.
Base Camp is a car park between the beginning and end of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, just in front of the Tongariro Holiday Park. Park your car, hire your gear and use our shuttle for your return transport to the crossing.$35
The multi-day Round the Mountain Track located in the UNESCO dual World Heritage Tongariro National Park showcases the varied volcanic landscapes and alpine vegetation on the flanks of the active volcano Mount Ruapehu. It's a more remote alternative to the Tongariro Northern Circuit Great Walk and will take you 4 - 6 days.
If you are looking for an affordable, relaxed and friendly place to stay in Taupo with spectacular lake views, then Tiki Lodge is the backpacker lodge for you. We offer free unlimited WiFi and free breakfast served from 8am to 10:30am everyday.$23 - $100
Choose Thrifty for competitive rental rates, a fleet of modern 5 star ANCAP safety rated vehicles, convenient on-airport collection & a team of friendly service-focused staff.
Nau mai Hāere mai - Welcome to our backyard. Sit back, buckle in and relax as we drive you around Turangi to Tongariro National Park, the first Dual World-Heritage Park. Tours for you in-mind and we can custom transfers to suit. Contact us today!$60 - $180
Take a scenic walk along the banks of the Waikato River, or simply explore the many lookout points at Huka Falls, one of the most visited natural attractions in New Zealand - these short, easy walks are great for kids.
At the mouth of the Tauranga-Taupō River in the small village of Oruatua, there are two easy walking tracks to enjoy the river, the native bush of the reserves and the expansive lake views.
Fish Her Charters operates out of the Kinloch Marina we have easy access to the Western Bays of Lake Taupo. Kinloch is a short 20 minute drive from Taupo township. You will be able to enjoy the fantastic fishing that the Western Bays have to offer.$80 - $750
New Zealand’s cultural heart is in the North Island, where the Maori culture is rich and ever-present, and the bulk of our people live. Discover bubbling thermal wonderlands, impressive forests and stunning lakes on this 5-day adventure.$3,699
Enjoy an exciting yet scenic 20 minute flight to the Southern end of Lake Taupo. Land and be picked up for a Whitewater Rafting adventure with Tongariro River Rafting. Return transport to your Taupo accommodation & afternoon meal Included.$329
This grade 2-3 loop trail is perfect for the whole family. Highlights include river views, the impressive Aratiatia Dam release, stunning native bush and a hidden geothermal stream.
Spend a relaxing day in Taupo’s majestic outdoors as we take you walking and photographing in some of the region’s most stunning locations.$230
The Loloma; Lake Taupō Fishing Charter Cruise Boat. Facilities include galley, BBQ, toilet, and shower. Fishing, sightseeing, water-sports, or clay bird shooting. Fully customized options for up to 25 passengers or 6 passengers overnight.$20 - $260
Travel like a local with InterCity TravelPass - pre-planned travel itineraries you can complete at your own pace.$219 - $1,045
Eiffel towers above Lake Taupo and is positioned to capture stunning lake and mountain views. It is a separate, immaculately presented 3-bedroom holiday home located just a short hop, skip and a jump to the lake edge and the famous Lion Walk.$260 - $330
To help you plan your trip, here's a list of the best Taupō attractions and activities based on TripAdvisor reviews.