Taupo, New Zealand provides a huge amount of amazement and enjoyment. Taupo is beautiful, fun, and extreme! It’s an amazing destination to relax, with its picturesque scenery and spa-like experience. Taupo is the perfect vacation spot for the extreme sport lovers, as there are plenty of sporting activities to enjoy, including water sports on Great Lake Taupo. You can also experience adventure at every intensity level - from relaxing Golf, to extreme skydiving, there is so much adventure and excitement in Taupo that you’ll never want to leave! Taupo is more than sports and spas, it’s also a great place to experience diverse culture and events. There are annual sporting events, and artistic and cultural events often take place in Taupo. There are year-round events for whenever you choose to visit. You won't have to limit yourself in Taupo. You can hike, bike, jet ski, skydive and everything in between. Whether you want an active vacation or a relaxing getaway, Taupo, New Zealand is an amazing vacation spot.
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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.
We invite you to make yourself at home on either of our lovingly restored two classic white sailing yachts.
Our skipper and crew will make your sailing trip with Sail Barbary, Lake Taupo's quietest cruise boats, enjoyable and memorable. Soak up the sun or roll up your sleeves. You can take the wheel, help hoist the sails or just sit back and enjoy the view.
We’re equipped for all conditions. If the wind dies down, Barbary’s quiet, eco-friendly electric engine kicks in. Or, if you prefer a real sailing adventure, then come aboard when the wind is up and enjoy sailing without salty sea spray and noisy outboard motors.
You are even welcome to B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) prepared food and beverages. This is an experience not to be missed!
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.
This amazing, giant-sized thermally heated pool is open all year round and is a great way to warm up in winter after a day on the slopes.
Lusty’s Lagoon is available for use by guests staying at the Lake Taupo Holiday Resort, or day passes to the holiday resort (including pool access) can be purchased most days providing the resort is not too busy. The day pass will also allow you to use the playground, giant jumping pillow and barbecue facilities.
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.Visit Lake Taupo Holiday Resort
At All Seasons Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels Taupo we offer a great choice of accommodation and we have something to suit anyone’s taste and budget. Our accommodation options range from private, sheltered campsites to the motels and cabin accommodation – great for families, groups and backpackers! Enjoy our thermal plunge hot pool which is totally thermal water.Visit All Seasons Kiwi Holiday Park Taupo
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