Welcome to Great Lake Taupo's
official visitor information website
This popular tourist destination boasts the largest freshwater lake in Australasia and its mountains are most famous internationally for being featured as the ominous Mt Doom in the Lord of The Rings trilogy. Come for the world-class trout fishing, adrenaline pumping adventure activities, or just enjoy a relaxing stroll along the lake front.
See you in the Great Lake Taupo region soon!
The cooler weather means it's time to start planning for your winter holiday. The Great Lake Taupo region is a fantastic place to base yourself due to its close proximity to the Mt Ruapehu ski fields of Whakapapa, Turoa and Tukino.