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Six berth Freedom Camper
$250 / Day

Six berth Freedom Camper

Taupo, Waikato

Sleeps 6
Length 7m

Places to Visit near Central North Island

Lake Taupo

Whether you’re after some cliff diving or just want a nice place to paddle around in Taupo pools, there is plenty on offer. If you’re visiting in winter at least dip your toe, or take advantage of the natural Taupo attractions such as warm thermal waters dotted around the lake.

The lakefront in town is easily accessible, just jump in wherever you like. In summer the lakefront is packed with both locals and tourists so take a book, pull up a towel and spend the day. Don’t forget the sunblock!

Head out a bit further afield to Kinloch for a different thing to do in Taupo, a 15-minute drive east of Taupo. The water out there is beautifully clear and the pontoon is great for the kids (and big kids!) to practice dive bombs. If you walk left along the beach you’ll find Kinloch’s famous jumping rocks, just look for the local kids splashing around.

Whakaipo Bay is a little more secluded, perfect if you are looking for some time alone or a romantic picnic.

For another Taupo activity take the plunge into the fresh blue water of Bulli Point, located on State Highway 1 towards Turangi. There are three ledges to jump from, the highest being seven metres. This is a very busy road so make sure to park safely. There is a gravel car park just south of Bulli Point.

Crafty Trout Brewing Company

Crafty Trout Brewing Co. uses Lake Taupo's mineral waters formed through volcanic fire and glacial ice along with New Zealand's finest malts, hops and yeast.

BIER KAFE Experience our own 7 crafted beer/cider available while soaking up the ambience of the Austrian Alpine themed bar/cafe. The menu is beer infused and beer matched!

BREWERY One hour tours operate daily: the World's First Fully Automated Smartbrew System informative, entertaining and interactive with our Brewmaster.

FOR GROUPS & CONFERENCES A mobile unit available to serve our beer and cider at your venue! Our Brewmaster can give a beer matching presentation. Customised beer/cider for nyour event, unique to your brand, from 100 to 800 plus litres - bottled or kegged. A great all weather activity with a capacity for 100 onsite. Free Fibre WiFi and full AV capabilities inhouse.

TROUT GIFTWARE SHOPPE/LIQUOR OUTLET Taupo's only Trout related gift shop is a must browse. Our bottled beer and cider packs are available too.

Otumuheke Stream

Have a gentle massage under the waterfall or soak in the shallow pools. This free hot spot is popular with both locals and visitors. The level and temperature of the springs vary depending on the rainfall, season and the level of the river. There are no changing rooms near the stream. Bring your own towel and please take any rubbish away with you.

Love Taupo Lettering

With the perfect back drop of Lake Taupo and the mountains of the Tongariro National Park, it has quickly become one of the most photographed locations in the Great Lake Taupo region. Visitors and locals alike, love to take photographs in, around and on the letters.

Campgrounds and Parks near Central North Island

Turangi Holiday Park

The friendly place to stay.

Turangi Holiday Park is an ideal park for families, large and small groups, trampers, fishermen, skiers and adventurers or just unwind here in our beautiful and quiet surroundings, there is plenty of space and privacy.

Nothing comes close to the sheer natural beauty of the Lake Taupo region. Located in the centre of the North Island of New Zealand the lake is only a small part of the Central Plateau. This plateau also contains three large mountains boasting three unique skifields.

The trout fishing is considered some of the best in the world. Just two kilometres from our Holiday Park is the well known Tongariro river, where many very large brown and rainbow trout have been outwitted.

Turangi is the gateway to the Tongariro National Park, the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the Kaimanawa Ranges – We make a great base for the Tongariro Alpine crossing – transport is available right from our front door.

Turangi is the place to be all year round, skiing in the winter, boating and swimming in the summer, and of course fishing all year round.

Large groups are not a problem, and we are an ideal school camp for anytime of the year.

We have space for everyone…………..

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Lake Taupo Holiday Resort

Near Taupo Bungy

Lake Taupo Resort has great accommodation whether you are taking a family holiday, attending a school/sporting event, are here for business or a special occasion. We boast modern facilities, a new pool with swim-up bar and cafe plus an extensive range of games and activities to keep the entire family entertained. We have clean, tidy and affordable units for families, couples or adventurers and large tent and caravan sites available.

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