Great Lake Taupo is at the centre of New Zealand's North Island, locals call it 'the ultimate playground' with just about every outdoor activity on offer. It's known as a mecca for mountain biking, trout fishing, snow and water skiing, golf and most weekends see a range of cultural, sports and entertainment events happening.
Lake Taupo is the largest freshwater lake in New Zealand and is surrounded by rivers, forest and protected natural areas including Tongariro National Park, a dual World Heritage site. As well as enjoying the fresh Taupo air and its great outdoor experiences the town boasts a wonderful cafe culture, fabulous restaurants, a range of day spas and wonderful thermal pools to help you unwind and relax.
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