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Lake Taupo

338 Reviews

Lake Taupo

338 Reviews
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For travelers who want to go beyond the Bay of Islands, this action-packed day trip departs Paihia for Cape Reinga, located at the tip of the North Island. The purpose-built Waverider is ideal for traversing Ninety Mile Beach, and sandboards are provided at the Te Paki Sand Dunes. Enjoy a stop at Taipa Beach for morning tea and stroll through the Puketi Kauri Forest.
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Moetu vellere wrote a review 23 Jan
Perth, Australia62 contributions12 helpful votes
We were lucky as kids to camp and have this beautiful lake as our swimming pool and back yard. You would always feel refreshed when dipping in the lake clean, clear and serene.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Pam D wrote a review Mar 2020
Mansfield, United Kingdom1,450 contributions335 helpful votes
A very beautiful blue lake with the volcano at the rear. Lots of watersports and great walking around the lake.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Meander&Co wrote a review Jan 2020
80 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed for 1 night in Taupo and went for an evening walk around the edge of the lake - the scenery is stunning and there seems to be a lot to do there, even though it was all closing up when we walked round. The flies are the only off-putting thing but you get them anywhere near water, just remember to take/apply bug spray!
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Date of experience: January 2020
auspomme wrote a review Jan 2020
Brisbane, Australia8 contributions4 helpful votes
Beautiful scenery. This lake is a volcanic crater. It is massive. Iced capped mountain. Great for water sports and families.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Sachin K wrote a review Nov 2019
Plainview, New York5,758 contributions16,419 helpful votes
I happened to pass by Lake Taupo on a bus journey from Wellington to Rotorua and was mesmerized by it’s beauty. The lake is quite expansive and the geography of it’s surroundings changes significantly as one passes by. It was not in my plan to spend a few days in Lake Taupo, which I do regret but I’ll certainly stay around Lake Taupo, during my next visit to North Island in New Zealand. Several water related activities are available at Lake Taupo as well.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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