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About Great Lake Taupo

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.

Plan your holiday in Taupo, Turangi Tongariro or Mangakino today!

Winter Holidays in Great Lake Taupo

Winter is coming. Plan your trip to Great Lake Taupo, Nature's Ultimate Playground now >>

What to Do

 Whakapapa Ski

Where to Stay

 Chateau Tongariro high res snow

What to Buy

Where to Eat

 Caboose Dining

Visit for yourself and find out what Great Lake Taupo is all about.

Taupo Events

Hoka ONE ONE Taupo Half Marathon

03 Aug 2014

The 21st annual Taupo Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 3 August 2014. 5km and 10km options have been added to the iconic half marathon (21km) along the scenic shore of Lake Taupo.

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Latest News

The Bachelor Taupo Float Plane
The Bachelor comes to Lake Taupo

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. 



Taupo Spotlight

Backpacking Lake Taupo Website
Backpacking Lake Taupo

The Great Lake Taupo region is a mecca of backpackery goodness. Brimming with awesome activities, sweet places to chill and crash, friendly locals and a MASSIVE lake. 

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. 


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