Taupo Region Guide

Lake Taupo - New Zealand's largest lake (619 square kilometres) the same size as Singapore and the heart of the North Island, Lake Taupo was created by a volcanic eruption so big the sun went hazy in China. Taupo town centre is crammed with cafes and interesting shops.

Almost everywhere you look there’s a volcano, just a few minutes north of the Lake at Wairakei you'll find geothermal fields, boiling mud pools and steaming geysers. 

The nearby Huka Falls area is great for picnics and nature walks - The thundering Huka Falls provides a fantastic photo opportunity - more than 220,000 litres of water tumbles over the cliff face per second!  Or you could take a thrilling jet boat ride right to the foot of the thundering water.

Holiday Accommodation available in Taupo

Acacia Bay (3), Oruanui Road (1), Taupo (8), Turangi (2), Two Mile Bay (1),