Lake Taupo 

Lake Taupo on a still winter's day with the mountains of the Central Plateau. L-R The largest Mt Ruapehu, the cone shaped Mt Ngauruhoe and the smaller Mt Tongariro.

Mountains as seen from the Napier-Taupo Road  Shores of Lake Taupo

The mountain view from the Napier-Taupo Road                                     Eastern shores of Lake Taupo

Arataki Dam with the gates open  Aratiatia rapids

Aratiatia dam and rapids, gates open several times a day.

Huka Falls  Huka Lodge

Huka Falls and the famous Huka Lodge on the banks of the Waikato river

Taupo harbour  Taupo harbour

Taupo harbour where the mighty Waikato River begins it's long journey to the sea.

 

Destination Lake Taupo