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There are fashion boutiques with local and international designer labels, vintage stores, ceramics, and art and craft galleries full of beautiful items small enough to pack in a suitcase. Homewares are a specialty, and even local cafes have a corner dedicated to pretty items for the house.
As you might expect in an adventure sports capital, there are outdoor and sporting goods stores to supply every sporting need, as well as maps, licenses and guides.
On Sunday mornings, Market Central Taupō at Northcroft Reserve has a variety of stalls selling jewellery, candles, artisan crafts and homewares, fresh produce and tasty treats.
Pascoes the Jewellers stock the largest range of jewellery and watches in New Zealand and have been around for over 100 years. A family owned company with a long and proud history in the jewellery industry.
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.
We specialize in all trout fishing equipment, fly fishing, spinning, trolling, harling and jigging. We have Taupō's best selection of flies and lures, and we know which ones are working!
Pilbrows Watch & Clock Restoration specialise in restoration and repair of all watches and clocks, from 300 year old long-case clocks up to modern Quartz time pieces.