Autumn in Taupo

March to May
Temperatures between 12c and 25c

Autumn is the perfect time to escape the city for a short, relaxing break in Great Lake Taupo. Autumn temperatures are cooler at sunrise and sunset, but the warm sunny days are ideal for exploring the region. The region’s free draining pumice soils mean there is excellent hikingmountain biking and golfing, even when the weather is wet. 

Take long soaks in geothermal hot pools, lakeside walks, and wine and dine over lingering sunsets. Indulge in a spot of shopping, take a lake cruise and explore hidden gems. Or get your adrenaline pumping with world-renowned adventure activities ranging from skydivingbungy jumpingjet boating to white water rafting.

Driving from Auckland to Taupo

Taupo is within easy driving distance of Auckland. Extend the road trip by stopping off at Hobbiton, a cultural show in Rotorua or de-touring to Waitomo Caves. 

Want to find out more about the Great Lake Taupo region?

From summer concerts to major sporting events to skiing and snowboarding in winter, there is always something happening in Great Lake Taupo. Keep up to date with all the latest news and events.

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