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Craters of the Moon is a geothermal walkway with Lunar Landscapes - Hence its name. Craters of the Moon showcase the natural thermal activity of Taupo including bubbling craters, steam vents and colourful soils. 45+ minutes walk.
Stay66 in the traditional bed and breakfast style; offers two listing options, sharing the common areas (kitchen, lounge, dining, gardens, and front deck for those stunning views): The Lake Room (this listing); and the Smyth Wing (comprises 3 rooms).
This track is the shortest route to the top of Mount Pureora. On a clear day walkers are rewarded with views across Lake Taupō, the Mamaku Ranges, Mount Taranaki, and Mount Ruapehu.
Cute as a button one bedroom apartment with queen bed, with stunning views overlooking the lake & the town beyond to Mount Tauhara.
The Tongariro River is a dam-controlled river which enables us to raft all year round, sadly there are some sacrifices that have to be made in order to have that happen – when the hydro dam was built, a portion of the river was re-routed underground.
Snow-capped mountains, crystal clear waters, raging rapids, thermal hot springs, and lush greenery are just some of the incredible natural features on offer in Taupō. To help you plan your trip, here's a list of the best adventures and attractions.