WHAT WE LOVE

Taupo is a humble city situated on the shore of a majestic and serene lake. It’s a popular as a summer getaway and one of the prime destinations for tourists looking for nature getaways in New Zealand. It’s famous for its geothermal activities and its many hot springs, like the Craters of the Moon and the Orakei Korako. It’s also home to manmade wonders like the 2900km Kaingaroa Forest and the mysterious Māori Rock Carvings in the Mine Bay Area of Lake Taupo. You’ll also find a variety of unique cafés as you walk its peaceful streets and you can even play golf. Taupo is all about relaxation and is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking to mellow out.

Don't miss: Summer Getaway Natural Wonders Outdoor Exploration

22°C 16°C

THU,21 Mar. (Local Time)

View weather conditions for the next 7 days
22 Mar FRI 20° 11°
23 Mar SAT 19° 14°
24 Mar SUN 19° 15°
25 Mar MON 22°
26 Mar TUE 20° 10°
27 Mar WED 19° 17°

DISCOVER & BOOK THE BEST ACTIVITIES 1/1

Thrilling Taupo

Conquer your fear of heights while in New Zealand! Try out various adrenaline pumping activities like skydiving, bungee jumping and experience the Taupo Cliffhanger Extreme Swing!

TRAVEL TIPS

About Taupo

Taupo is a humble city situated on the shore of a majestic and serene lake. It’s a popular as a summer getaway and one of the prime destinations for tourists looking for nature getaways in New Zealand.


It’s famous for its geothermal activities and its many hot springs, like the Craters of the Moon and the Orakei Korako. It’s also home to manmade wonders like the 2900km Kaingaroa Forest and the mysterious Māori Rock Carvings in the Mine Bay Area of Lake Taupo. You’ll also find a variety of unique cafés as you walk its peaceful streets and you can even play golf.


Taupo is all about relaxation and is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking to mellow out.

View popular activities on the map

Local Weather

  • DEC - APR
    23°

    Summer

  • JUN - AUG
    12°

    Winter

General Information

  • Time Zone
    GMT +13:00

  • Currency
    New Zealand Dollar

    1USD = 1.45NZD

NEARBY DESTINATIONS

POPULAR ACTIVITIES IN TAUPO