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Lake Taupo Attractions

Lake Taupo is a favourite destination for anglers. Hire a guide to explore the area. There are great views of Taupo, the mountains and lake from the corner of SH1 and Huka Falls Road. At Four Mile Bay the lookout takes in the Tongariro National Park.

Taupo's Two Mile Bay to Four Mile Bay Walkway is an easy stroll along the lakeshore with idyllic picnic and swimming spots. The walkway continues along a terrace above the lake to Five Mile Bay.

‘Hidden Valley’ of Orakei Korako, a geothermal wonderland of gushing geysers, boiling mud pools and some of the largest silica terraces in the world.

Craters of the Moon, a one-hour loop track in the geothermal area of Wairakei.

Huka Falls are New Zealand’s best-known falls. Viewing platforms provide excellent vantage points, or you can take a jet boat ride to the base of the falls. The Huka Falls area is great for picnics and walks.

Maori Rock carvings at Mine Bay.

Tongariro Trout Centre with a viewing chamber and picnic and barbecue areas.

Hot pools at Tokaanu where you will find public and private bathing.