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

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:

19th Jul 2010, 1:39pm

Accommodation decisions often come down to whether you're just looking for a bed for a night or two at a decent price, or whether you're looking for an accommodation experience. If you're seeking a Taupo accommodation experience - and in particular a luxury accommodation experience in Taupo - then here's why you should consider Tauhara Sunrise:

5th Jun 2010, 10:49am

Taupo is a much more spectacular place to stay than Rotorua. And because of that Taupo is blessed with a range of luxury accommodation options. What sets boutique lodge Tauhara Sunrise apart

1st Jun 2010, 8:39am

Saturday was a beautiful clear day and Mounts Ruapehu and Ngauruhoe looked absolutely stunning with their fresh coats of snow.

23rd May 2010, 11:40am

Because it offers breathtaking scenery, romantic accommodation such as Chalet d'Amour and adventure activities in abundance.