This picture perfect part of New Zealand has something for everyone.
See the sights
EXPLORE THE LAKE
The Central Plateau, including Lake Taupo, is unique, spectacular and is renowned for the amazing lake activities on offer, sporting events it hosts, entertainment of all descriptions from relaxing on the lake in pursuit of a trophy trout or to skydiving from 12,000 feet. This picture perfect part of New Zealand has something for everyone.
RESTAURANTS & CAFES.
The Lake Taupo region has plenty of choice here! Select from a fantastic range of authentic ethnic fare, pub-style meals, indoor and outdoor cafes or state of the art cordon bleu cuisine.
CRATERS OF THE MOON
Taupo is at the centre of New Zealand’s volcanic plateau. The area contains numerous parks where you can wander among geysers, mud pools, and colourful pink and white terraces formed by the silica in the thermal water.
Motorsport & Adventure
FORMULA CHALLENGE - SKY DIVING - SNOW BOARDING
The Taupo Motorsport Park is set to become New Zealand’s premier Motorsport venue. As an international qualifying race circuit and drag strip, it will attract top world Motorsport events which will make Taupo the ‘Home of New Zealand Motorsport’. A great venue for conferences, corporate functions, driver training, race experience and a specialist motor industry business centre.
The Taupo area offers many exciting outdoor adventures. Try gliding, tandem sky diving, rafting, kayaking, sailing, 4-wheel driving (off-road), mountain biking, snow boarding or skiing, abseiling, bungy jumping, a rope assault course, rock climbing, jet boating, parasailing, water skiing, horseback riding, to name a few.
Waitomo Caves, famous for its black water rafting and glow worms.
Tongariro National Park, a World Heritage Park and home to three volcanoes and many beautiful hikes, including the Tongariro Crossing, one of the most spectacular one-day hikes in New Zealand.
The whole family will enjoy the Tongariro National Trout Centre, with a range of activities for children from fishing events to educational displays, it’s worth penciling into your stay.
FISHING - SAILING - KAYAKING - RIVER FLOATING
There is no doubt that Lake Taupo boosts some of the most beautiful rivers and streams in the world. Rainbow and Brown Trout fishing is exceptional, an experience seldom seen anywhere else. Guiding trips and charters can be easily arranged for personal tuition or for a large group. By helicopter, boat, or Quad bike, a once in a lifetime moment awaits you!!
Sail and feel the history of a genuine 1920’s 50 foot ocean going yacht, a beautifully crafted wooden masterpiece once owned by Errol Flynn and now sailed in the 21st century by experienced skipper David Nesbitt.