Taupo boasts four golf courses, two of which have international acclaim! Lush forest and mountain ranges and panoramic lake views provide stunning backdrops to your game.
On Lake Taupo
Pure, clean, blue Lake Taupo (with her backdrop of volcanoes and mountains) provides endless beauty, adventure, relaxation and sightseeing.
In winter and spring, you can ski or board the powdery slopes of an active volcano – the majestic Mount Ruapehu.
One of the last-remaining and most productive wild trout fisheries on earth, Taupo's lake, rivers and streams are abundant with Rainbow and Brown Trout .
See bubbling mud pools, boiling natural hot springs, gushing geysers and thunderous waterfalls.
Three magnificent volcanoes lie just south of Lake Taupo, towering over the lake like ancient guardians. They are Mount Ruapehu, Mount Tongariro and Mount Ngaruhoe.
Jet Boating, Bungy Jumping, Sky Diving - Taupo has it all for adventure enthusiasts.
Dining & The Arts
Taupo is a cosmopolitan town and as such you can expect an excellent variety of dining, art and cultural experiences.
The world of Maori
Experience the traditions and history of the Maori Culture (the indigenous people of New Zealand) in an area that has unique historical connections with the coming of the Maori and early European settlement.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is rated as the best one day trek in New Zealand and listed by many in the top 10 day treks in the world.
Taupo’s forests, rivers and lakes offer keen hunters the opportunity to “Fair Chase “ hunt wild deer, boar and turkeys in stunning scenic surroundings.