Centrally located in the middle of the North Island it’s an adventure and sporting mecca and a nature - lovers
3½ hour drive or 45 min flight from Auckland
4½ hour drive or 1 hour flight from Wellington
Taupo is within a 2 hour drive of Waitomo Caves,
Hamilton, Napier, Tauranga & just a one hour drive from Rotorua.
From serviced apartments, holidays homes, B+B’s, motels & hotels, all the way to world class award winning luxury lodges, there’s a bed for every head in Taupo. Here’s some of our favorite places to stay.
The Anchorage Resort
Hilton Lake Taupo
Acapulco Motor Inn
Wairakei Resort Taupo
Millennnium Hotel & Resort
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SEE + DO
There’s a myriad of things to do & see in Taupo. With so much choice it’s harder to know where to stop than where to start.
Enjoy the panorama of Huka Falls
Fish for prawns at Huka Prawn Farm
Delve into Taupo’s history at the Taupo Museum
Prepare for a steam pouring at Orakei Korako
Enjoy a scenic boat cruise on Lake Taupo
View live beehives at Huka Honey Centre
Sail to the Maori Rock Carvings at Mine Bay
Relax & soak at Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs
Practice your swing at the Lake Taupo Hole In One Challenge
Enjoy thrills, fun and excitement on a Huka Falls Jet boat blasting past native bush, sheer rock cliff face and hot water streams before getting up close to the base of the mighty Huka Falls
Experience Taupo on a quad bike safari through native bush trails and to a lookout offering breath taking views of Lake Taupo