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Great Lake Taupo
#1 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
I recommend doing all of the above - viewing Taupo from the middle of the lake in contrast to the mountains from the national park was awesome and the walk along the lake front is gentle and easy!
The size of the lake leaves you in awe of nature and the story of its creation is amazing.
4 Ways to experience it
Huka Falls tracks
#2 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Huka Falls Taupo are spectacular and stunning Beautiful magical falls.... Great car park that is safe Just a great place to check out when in Taupo
we loved being at the Huka Falls, water was amazingly blue clear and like the rapids, water rushing, sounds wonderful and Nature everywhere with all the lovely walking tracks nearby.
6 Ways to experience it
Lake Taupo North Island, New Zealand 0.5 km away
#86 of 864 Nature & Parks in North Island
The Lake Taupo region is very picturesque surrounded by snow capped volcanic mountains, forests, thermal hot pools , National Parks , waterfalls & the beautiful Waitako River.
We went on the pleasure cruise to the see the carvings, the waterfalls, the prawn catching park, honey place, even used the float plane for a trip around the lake.
11 Ways to experience it
Spa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic Reserve
#3 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
great for all the family.The park Playground is fabulous for all the young ones,A large platform to climb with slides, climbing ropes ,firemans pole,sandpit,swings.Theres a teenage excersice area,and a great flyin...
We visited Spa Thermal Park on a calm, crisp autumn day ready to walk to the Huka Falls and check out the rumours of a free hot pool.
Waipahihi Botanical Gardens
#4 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Wonderful views and lovely picnic areas it is a must if you enjoy nature, bush and the tranquility of this beautiful Reserve.
A team of volunteers care for this forested park full of character trees such as groves of kauri, rhododendron and camellia.
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
#5 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
The front doorstep had an amazing view as the resort is up on a hill and thus, you can look out and see both Lake Taupo, and even Tongariro National Park far far in the distance to the south.
One Family Travel Stop at Taupo's Award winning 5-star Holiday Park and recreation playground with Water Park, 3 hydro slides and Hot Springs.
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Lava Glass
#6 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
The high end glass blown items represent various New Zealand nature wonders - volcano, Hukah Falls, star gazing, saddle hills, etc.
... good salad Really hit the spot and would stop here next time Coffee was great as was the service a welcoming place to stop and eat when on the road Didn’t your the garden but they looked amazing from the car park
Craters of the Moon
#7 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Awesome walk around the geothermal area, heaps of things to see with amazing steam vents and bubbling mud!! Huge areas and was a great, easy 45 minute walk around the park.
We hiked to the top of volcanic cones, into the crevice/hole of volcanic cones, into caves, volcanic tubes, and down a variety of nature walks.
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Huka Prawn Park
#8 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
this is our most favourite thing to do in NZ.. We travel down to Taupo at least 5 times in the year just for Huka Prawn Park!! very relaxing and fun, friendliest staff that go over and beyond to help.. lots of act...
The hatchery was great and we enjoyed learning about the process and the kids enjoyed the nature walk and all the water fun.
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Kinloch Beach
#9 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Kinloch is a quaint little town, there are a couple of cafes and a nice park with picnic tables etc. on the edge of the lake.
Nice park for kids and there are 2 nice coffee shops.
Great Lake Trail
#10 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Lake Taupo borders the Tongariro National Park, its peaks (including Mordor!) are a pleasant and constant presence.
You could park your car at kinloch and go from there.
Huka Falls Hinuera, New Zealand 4.6 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Hinuera
A Short drive from Taupo going North and just a short walk from the Huka Falls Car Park To me this is more like a huge body of water rushing down stream but still very exciting to see.
It was well worth my drive and wish I had more time to explore the area and nature.
Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley
#11 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Beautiful walk around the thermal park with plenty of great photo opportunities.
We really enjoyed the walk and were pleased to have had the place recommended to us by a guide at a different thermal park.
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Taupo Bay
#12 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Our two camp kids are loving the surf at 9. Taupo Bay Holiday Park is busy in peak season and loved by many for a reason.
There is small holiday park ,and beach bachs for rent .. but that's it ... It's ways off the main road , but it's paradise and it's not lake That's in middle north island ... really people there is gps ... ha !
Lilliput Farm Fun And Animal Park
#13 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
The park area was beautiful and spacious with large shady grounds and outdoor toys galore.
The owners were lovely and took great pride in their park.
Joan Williamson Rose Garden
#14 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Tongariro Domain
#15 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Great CBD based park across the road from the lake.
Rapid Sensations Ltd
#16 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Whakaipo Bay
#17 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
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Adventure Shuttles
#18 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Pureora Forest Park
#19 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo
Motutere Recreation Reserve
#20 of 20 Nature & Parks in Taupo