Lake Taupo New Zealand

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Taupo has a population of 24,100 (June 2016)

Situated in the volcanic heart of the North Island, Lake Taupo region is home to New Zealand’s largest freshwater lake, fascinating geothermal areas, and the famous Huka Falls. A great lake for adventure.

Visitors come for the scenery and action-packed adventure, which are accompanied by a genuinely friendly local culture.
The lakeside community is alive with great places to eat, drink and party.

Trout fishing should be on your menu of things to do because this region is one of the last true wild trout fisheries in the world.
Local guides will soon get you hooked, and there are plenty of restaurants happy to cook your catch.

Lake Taupo’s geothermal attractions include geysers, steaming craters, boiling mud pools and some of the largest silica terraces in the world.


Photo Credit – Huka Falls
Other special experiences include the walk to Huka Falls.


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