Taupo Sights & Activities

Fly & boat fishing

Golf (2 international courses)

Thermal parks & spas

Tongariro National Park


Scenic cruises & flights

Whitewater rafting


Horseback riding

Mountain biking

Quad biking

Skydiving & bungy jumping

Cafes & Restaurants

Art galleries

Boutique shopping

Wineries & wine tastings

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"My wife and I spent just over four weeks in New Zealand and stayed mostly in Lodges and B & B’s, all of which were exceptionally good. The Tauhara Sunrise is more like staying in a homely lodge than a B&B, a spacious bedroom, use of a very nice living room, very nice dining facilities and wonderful hosts – a great view looking over Lake Taupo too!" Trip Advisor, April 2012

26th Aug 2010, 9:04pm

Rob & Becky would have to be the most welcoming and hospitable people I've had the pleasure to meet. Our stay at Tauhara Sunrise was a special treat for my husband's birthday

17th Aug 2010, 12:57pm

"My husband and I stayed at Tauhara Sunrise last year and are still making recommendations to friends and family. It was by far the best place we stayed in NZ.

5th Aug 2010, 5:17pm

"I booked this romantic, spacious and very private super delux Chalet d'Amour for a special romantic weekend away to impress my partner and deliver a marriage proposal. The Chalet and its location with its super hosts did it all, including the YESSS from my partner."

27th Jul 2010, 7:30am

Taupo offers a wide array of accommodation options, but none can match Rob & Becky McEwen's knowledge and passion when it comes to wine, music, fishing and hiking.

23rd Jul 2010, 2:35pm

The Lake Taupo region has a well deserved reputation as the adventure capital of the North Island with such adrenalin activities as skydiving, bungyjumping, jetboating and whitewater rafting. But what does the region have to offer travelers who are interested in more sedate activities? Here's a partial list of options: