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Taupo - Outdoors

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Ranked #1 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Geologic Formations; Hot Springs/ Geysers; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave is a stunning geothermal attraction located off the beaten track between Taupo and... more » Owner description: Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave is a stunning geothermal attraction located off the beaten track between Taupo and Rotorua. Described by the Lonely Planet Guide as "arguably the best geothermal area left in New Zealand", Orakei Korako brings you into a world of gushing geysers, bubbling mud pools, and some of the largest and most amazing silica terraces in the world. « less
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Ranked #2 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors

Huka Falls is more like a massive swarm of rapids. The change in elevation is not what Huka Falls is all about. Located near Taupo, the falls area is viewable from an easily... more »

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Ranked #3 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Category: Farms; Outdoors
Owner description: New Zealand's only Prawn Fishing Park. Located just 5 minutes from Taupo and offering hours of entertainment for people of... more » Owner description: New Zealand's only Prawn Fishing Park. Located just 5 minutes from Taupo and offering hours of entertainment for people of all ages. Experience the thrill of landing the fiesty prawn at Hook-a-Prawn Fishing, enjoy the delight of hand feeding, baby prawns in the Prawn Nursery, and get up close and personal with Shawn the Prawn, in the Aquarium. Then head out to more than 6 hectares of fun and entertainment throughout the park, including interactive water features, adventure playgrounds, trout viewing and feeding, and geothermal foot baths. The day wouldn't be complete with relaxing beside the mighty Waikato River at the Riverside restaurant and bar and enjoying a mouthwatering selection of meals and beverages on offer. Huka Prawn Park, a day of fun and adventure for all! « less
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Ranked #6 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Outdoors

The Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, located just off Highway 1, offers a nice cafe, tranquil camping ground with adequate facilites, cheaper than in town.  An alpaca or two!  and... more »

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Ranked #9 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
Owner description: The Great Lake Trail is a 70 kilometre purpose built mountain biking/walking/running trail situated close to Lake Taupo in... more » Owner description: The Great Lake Trail is a 70 kilometre purpose built mountain biking/walking/running trail situated close to Lake Taupo in the centre of New Zealand's North Island. The trail follows the western shore of Lake Taupo, and takes in stunning views across to the volcanic mountains of the Tongariro National Park. Anyone with a moderate level of fitness can, and should, experience The Great Trail. « less
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Ranked #10 of 10 Outdoors in Taupo
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