Taupo Visitor Information
Information about Taupo
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Whether you’re coming for the day or for a week, there is plenty to keep participants and supporters entertained in the Great Lake Taupo region. With the largest lake in the southern hemisphere you’ll find every kind of water activity imaginable. Try your hand at trout fishing, conquer the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, and visit the mighty Huka Falls, New Zealand’s most popular natural attraction. Experience jet boating, white water rafting, bungy jumping and sky-diving, then soak and re-vive in natural thermal hot pools. The stunning vistas of Great Lake Taupo will take your breath away. We look forward to welcoming you.
Travel to Taupo
|Travel to Great Lake Taupo is easy – Air New Zealand has direct flights from Sydney to Rotorua on Tuesday and Saturday. Taupo is an easy 50 minute drive from Rotorua, and is centrally located in the middle of the North Island. It is an hour’s drive to Waitomo Caves, the Hawkes Bay wine region, and Mt Ruapehu. Most major international airlines fly direct into Auckland and Wellington, both of which are within 4 hours drive of Taupo. There are also daily connecting flights between Auckland and Wellington and Taupo. |
| ||Natural High is one of New Zealand’s leading adventure tourism companies and carries the country’s largest fleet of rental bikes. Not only does Natural High have New Zealand’s best and largest selection of mountain and road bikes, they also stock tandems, children’s bikes, trailers and other cycling accessories. Natural High’s Auckland depot is conveniently located adjacent to Auckland International Airport or bikes can be relocated to Taupo by arrangement. They also specialise in guided and self-guided bicycle tours, sea kayaking tours and campervan rentals. |
|Auckland Branch: 10 Uenuku Way, off Tom Pearce Drive. Open Monday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm. Phone 0800-444-144, www.naturalhigh.co.nz |
This fantastic article by David Killick from Audax Australia Cycling Club in Checkpoint magazine gives you the lowdown on transporting your bike by plane. Thanks to Audax Australia Cycling Club for permission to reprint this article.
Great Lake Shuttles
Great way to get yourself and your bike from Taupo or Rotorua airport give Peter Hart a call on 021 656 424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Keith Crate will provide any help needed for overseas entrants email@example.com