Turoa Ski Area lies on the southwestern slopes of Mount Ruapehu. It has the longest vertical descent of any ski area in Australasia and also boasts New Zealand’s highest chairlift - the Highnoon Express.
Modern fully equipped holiday unit, for up to four people, in quiet location close to the lake, with beautiful views, centrally situated for day trips around the region.$95 - $140
Situated on the shores of New Zealand's favourite Lake Taupo Clearwater has 10 quality units overlooking the lake all with in-room spas, full kitchen facilities. 6 units with air-conditioning. Quiet location, off street parking and free Wi-Fi.$175 - $243
Explore the volcanic heart of Tongariro National Park through a landscape of stark glacial contrasts and alpine views. Discover diverse landscapes ranging from mountain beech forest, tussock country and sculptured sands and volcanic rock on this 3 - 4 day Department of Conservation Great Walk.
Fairbairn House is available to rent for extended periods on application. (Min 5 nights) The home has three bedrooms (2x super king beds, 1x queen bed, 1x king single). Three bathrooms and three lounges makes the house suitable for 6-8 people.$175 - $250
This is a great adventure for families with younger children, our more senior citizens, first time rafters and people who just want to chill, view and learn about the river from the comfort and fun of a white water raft.$89
Chelmswood Motel Taupo is a Tudor style complex consisting of 36 units (24) with their very own Genuine Thermal Mineral pools, located at the southern entrance to Taupo with beautiful views of Lake Taupo.$110 - $399
Bathe in mineral & silica enriched thermal pools strategically located below the Wairakei silica terraces and waterfall, providing a perfect setting for complete rest and relaxation and a ‘feel back in time’ sensation.$25
You only live once!... Make it a good one! Rapid after Rapid, after rapid… There’s nothing more refreshing than a splash in the face, and nothing more pure than the pristine waters of the mighty Tongariro River.$538
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
Experience real white water Jet Boating. Rapids Jet is a fun, safe & exhilarating experience which takes you to the Aratiatia Rapids, through the narrowest canyon on the river to the Fuljames rapids where scenes from Yogi bear & hobbit were filmed.$129
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.
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
Discover the world of freshwater Trout. Come and learn about the freshwater habitat of Trout. Take your Kids Fishing. We have a Kids Pond that is great for catching a trout. Book now to avoid disappointment.$15
You can combine these hiking tracks for a multi-night tramp with lush beech forest, river crossings and wildlife.
Taupo is such a magnificent area, the lake itself is the size of Singapore and at either end of it rest spectacular adventures to ensure you’re not only on the edge of your seat.$344
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
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
Lovely lake view 3 bedroom holiday home available. Quiet peaceful surroundings in amongst the bush and birdlife. Stunning views overlooking Pukawa Bay and the lake. 600 meter gentle stroll to the beach. Your superb holiday home.$170 - $240
An extremely comfortable Taupo holiday house only a 30 seconds walk from the lake edge. Spacious, warm and welcoming, nestled in beautiful trees on a quiet lane, with native birds all around, this is the perfect escape for families and friends.$450 - $595
To help you plan your trip, here's a list of the best Taupō attractions and activities based on TripAdvisor reviews.