Discover Taupo

Taupo is known as the ‘Events Capital of New Zealand’ with events taking place year round in this beautiful geothermal area. With so much to offer, Great Lake Taupo is nature’s ultimate playground.

Cycling and mountain biking are very popular, combined with triathlon, Iron Man and swimming events. Lake Taupo is world renowned for trout fishing, boating, and water sports. There are many scenic walking, hiking and horse riding trails.

Adventurous thrill seekers can enjoy skydiving, float plane, helicopter and jet boat rides, and bungy jumping over the Waikato River. Or take a fast spin on the motor racing track.

Huka Falls and the Aratiatia Dam rapids are a must see for visitors, as are internationally acclaimed Lava Glass Studio and nearby L’Arte Café and Sculpture Gallery. Taupo offers great shopping, cafes, pubs and restaurants.

The Taupo area has some of the best golf courses in New Zealand including the Kinloch Course designed by Jack Nicklaus, the Wairakei International Golf Course and the Taupo Golf Club.

Skiers and snowboarders can take to the slopes of Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand’s largest skifield.

After a fun filled day exploring, Taupo has a choice of wonderful geothermal hot pools and spas to relax in.
We are happy to assist guests with advice and arrangements to make the most of their stay in this very special part of New Zealand.