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Lake Taupo

| Taupo Marina, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0400
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Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo
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Taupo Adventure Combo: Jet Boat Ride and Whitewater Rafting
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Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“beautiful lake” (27 reviews)
“huka falls” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Taupo Marina, New Zealand
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"beautiful lake"
in 27 reviews
"huka falls"
in 14 reviews
"maori rock carvings"
in 9 reviews
"new zealand"
in 23 reviews
"trout"
in 10 reviews
"craters of the moon"
in 5 reviews
"volcanic eruption"
in 3 reviews
"hot springs"
in 4 reviews
"every angle"
in 3 reviews
"water front"
in 3 reviews
"lovely spot"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"jet boat"
in 3 reviews
"fishing"
in 17 reviews
"lakeside"
in 11 reviews
"shore"
in 14 reviews
"motel"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weather was not so nice, but we enjoyed our time at Lake Taupo. It is an absolutely stunning lake. Well worth a visit.

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our walk down at the lake. The swans were friendly, the rocks were interesting and very unique. They are true pumice from the last volcanic eruption.

Thank Briana A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s definitely one of the most beautiful lakes I’ve ever been to. These pics were taken at Waitetoko rest area, along State Highway 1

Thank Helena V
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

There are many things to do here but perhaps it is also a place to just unwind and not feel you have to swamp yourself with adrenaline. The lake itself is beautiful and to see locals finish work and trip down to the waters edge...More

Thank jim B
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Lake Taupo is a beautiful place to come and enjoy the beauty of nature. There are many things to do. Just soak up the ambience of the lake, or get out on it to swim, fish or paraglide. Be warned that the water is cold...More

Thank Weetbix7
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

A magnificent lake surrounded by mountains and rolling green hills.Ducks and swans waddle around begging for food. Float planes are sitting in the water waiting to take off. A unique McDonalds that incorporates an aeroplane ! A variety of restaurants,cafes and a wide range of...More

Thank Glen B
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We drove in to Lake Taupo at lunch time and decided to drive to visit Huka Falls and then Craters of the Moon.. Both were worth a visit. The horizontal falls were just amazing. The water looked so clear and was an aqua colour. People...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

There's lots do around the lake. From hikes, bike routes, parasailing, kayaking, fishing, boating, sailing and simply swimming. The water is clear and refreshing on a hot day!

Thank Kanaena
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

At Taupo, Lake Taupo is probably one of the tourist attraction to visit. It looks beautiful against the sunset but the highlight for me is taking the boat out to see Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings. At the coastal front, there is a big “#lovetaupo”...More

Thank Opaque21
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Arriving at the Lake you cant imagine just how big it is. Coming through the mountains and driving right around to the other side gives you an idea of just how big it is. The lake is stunning and there are lots of activities going...More

Thank dennisp859
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