Taupo Holiday Parks
At the heart of the North Island lies Lake Taupo, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest freshwater lake and the perfect backdrop for holiday making at its finest. Natures perfect playground, this a great place to relax and enjoy the best of the great outdoors or take it to the limit with endless adrenaline pumping activities.
Taupo has long been a favourite holiday destination because of its pure beauty and relaxing atmosphere while at the same time offering some of the hottest adventure activities. The lake is a natural attraction infamous with those who love trout fishing and boating while winding rivers make this a great place for White Water Rafting, Kyaking and Jetboating. Taupo is also home to the Huka Falls, the most visited attraction in New Zealand. This region is an active volcanic area dotted with hot pools, bubbling mud and silica terraces.
Across the lake is Turangi, the gateway to the Tongariro National Park and the stunning volcanic mountains of Ruapehu , Tongariro and Ngauruhoe. A National Heritage site, this is home to one of the best one day hikes in the world, The Tongariro Crossing. And in the winter the live volcano turns into a full fledge ski field. Mountain Biking is a popular sport here with many heart pumping trails to choose from. If you’re up for an adventure, you can Bungy jump over the Waikato River, Skydive over the crater lake and Quad Bike through the bush all in one day.