Great Outdoors Great Lake Taupo
Great Lake Taupo is the Central North Island’s ultimate playground. Its stunning natural environment coupled with its position as an adventure mecca means it offers activities to suit the avid thrill seeker or the passionate environmentalist.
Year-round you will find a calendar simply bursting with activities, events and pastimes that make the most of this region’s breathtaking natural landscape.
In the summer sit by the lakeside, stroll around Taupo's Waipahihi Botanical Gardens, dive in and cool off, fish, water ski, parasail or paddleboard on the sapphire waters of the great lake. In the winter head south to the country’s largest commercial ski resort, Mt Ruapehu, and get amongst the action on one of the two mammoth ski fields on offer, Whakapapa and Turoa.
Hiking, road and mountain biking, fishing, golf, swimming and everything in between are waiting for you around Taupo. Start planning your trip today and see what all the fuss is about. You won’t be disappointed.