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Address: Taupo, New Zealand
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On our guided tour we only drove through slowly, not sure why we didn't stop as this is a delightful place. The centre of attraction is obviously the lake but there a lovely views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

On our guided tour we only drove through slowly, not sure why we didn't stop as this is a delightful place. The centre of attraction is obviously the lake but there a lovely views of the mountains, picnic areas, eateries, shops & all sorts of other things going on. Well worth a stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great View. It is amazing. Best lunch spot. There are restaurant available in the surrounding area, so you can bring your food there.

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Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Lake Taupo is a really nice place and the town is quite nice for a stop as well. There's some stunning views of the mountains and the drive around is really nice

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Merimbula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Lovely place to visit and some great eat places. Lovely setting. We ate at a couple of different restaurants that have a lovely feel. A little more on the expensive side for things but overall a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The lake is an extinct volcano 32 miles across Good shopping, boat rides, restaurants, Thermal pools, Flight trips. The Thai restaurant is amazing dined there two nights on the go. Best Thai food in Taupo just of the lake front

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Lake Taupo is an amazing place. It is such a peaceful place with beautiful scenary. If you have time take a drive along the Desert Highway we found it wonderful. It is a long stretch of road but if you enjoy embracing the natural surroundings as we did, you will enjoy this drive.

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Sepang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A very worth place to visit. Spend 3 or 4 days here. Nice scenary with lot of activities to do, land, water, sky, just name it. Read the history of this place makes you deeply blend with taupo. Trust me, you won't regret to come here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

beautiful lake. great accommodation. Beautiful place. Dont forget to go to the must-see Huka Falls. Amazing..Just amazing waterfalls, the water so clean it turns turquoise!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed right on the lake in Hatepe, which is slightly out of the main town, and we had such a wonderful experience here. Lake Taupo is a great location to explore the surrounding area, there is plenty to do, all within a relatively short drive. Give yourself at least 3-4 nights to explore everything it has to offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Even though it was a bit drizzly we had a great time - very enlightening information about Lake Taupo. Our Skipper was excellent and anyone visiting Taupo should do this cruise out to the Maori Rock Carvings Carvings. A full 2 hours of great scenery and information.

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Address: Taupo, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island

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