Great Lake Taupo Family Holiday Tips & Local Secrets

Are we there YET?

Driving into Taupo from the north, you can ditch that sat nav as the kids are bound to have fallen silent as you drive over the brow of State Highway One to the postcard worthy view beyond.

Crystal clear waters and snow capped peaks that seem to float mid-air will leave you with a stunning first impression of this majestic region.

Head to the lakefront and feed the friendly ducks and swans right from your hands, then soak away the cares of the world in one of Taupo's free hot swimming spots or grab some floaties and enjoy a river float past Taupo Bungy to Reids Farm.

The entire family will be well looked after and kept amused during a fun filled family holiday in the Great Lake Taupo region. Read through the suggestions from other parents on family-friendly activities and attractions in the region below.

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