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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Visitors are welcome to stay here for a maximum of two nights in self-contained vehicles only. Due to the location so close to town and the amazing view, t's a very popular camping spot. You have to get in quick here. No motorhomes between 9am and 7pm.Visit Ferry Road Parking Bay
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