The town of Taupo is found unsurprisingly on the edge of the unmissable Lake Taupo, the largest freshwater lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Surround Lake Taupo by volanoes and mountains and you have one of New Zealand's most popular destinations. Taupo is stunning but isn't just about the lake. The town of Taupo offers visitors lots of things to do and like most destinations in New Zealand it's not easy to leave Taupo feeling disappointed.

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Why visit New Zealand in winter?

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Why visit New Zealand in winter?

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North Island NZ with Kiwi Experience

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Skydiving Taupo

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Skydiving Taupo

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Top Ten Reasons to Love New Zealand

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Top Ten Reasons to Love New Zealand

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Taupo Urban Retreat Backpackers

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Taupo Urban Retreat Backpackers

Quiet, secure and safe. Small bar onsite for a few sociable beers before hitting town. Family run cosy hostel with personal service.

Top 5 LOTR & Hobbit film locations NZ

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Top 5 LOTR & Hobbit film locations NZ

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