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Taupo Town Centre Visitor Information

cafe taupo couple Taupo town centre is the vibrant heart of the Great Lake Taupo region.

Perfectly positioned on the shores of New Zealand’s largest lake, in the centre of the North Island, Taupo is known for its adrenaline activities, lively centre and proximity to an abundance of natural attractions.

Taupo has a proud population of just over 20,000 residents, who enjoy the town’s sensational surroundings and relaxed lifestyle year-round.  

An ideal base for boating, fishing, walking and skiing excursions, the resort town is also a popular destination with those seeking an urban getaway.

From café hopping to boutique shopping, Taupo’s compact town centre is bursting with big city delights. Visitors also enjoy the town’s busy events calendar, thriving nightlife, cultural attractions and regular markets.

Accommodation options in the town centre abound, with prices and options for all.   

As popular with families and couples as it is with backpackers and adrenaline seekers, the town of Taupo is an all-season, all-reason destination!

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