Welcome to the Great Lake Taupo region! 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.
Winter Holidays in Great Lake Taupo
Winter is coming. Plan your trip to Great Lake Taupo, Nature's Ultimate Playground now >>
Visit for yourself and find out what Great Lake Taupo is all about.
The Great Lake Taupo region has been profiled across the USA as the ultimate romantic, luxury destination thanks to the hit prime-time TV series, The Bachelor.
This episode of the show saw the bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis, and the final eight ladies experience a week of adventure, romance and luxury throughout our region.
Our new backpacker website is for the 'Young at Heart' and has everything you need to know about why backpackers make the Great Lake Taupo region a must-visit during their epic trip around New Zealand.