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Taupo Vacation Rentals

Taupo Travel Guide

On the shore of Lake Taupo is the charming town of Taupo. This this is the biggest lake in the country of New Zealand, meaning there are many fun opportunities for outdoor recreation. Taupo also offers shopping fun, with local boutiques, vintage stores, and arts and crafts that visitors won’t find anywhere else. Foodies will also love Taupo, where they can enjoy a taste of New Zealand, with meat and game as popular dishes. What’s more, there are tons of cafes and even fine dining experiences to enjoy on vacation.

Things to Do in Taupo

Of course, when visitors are in Taupo, they want to enjoy the beauty of Lake Taupo. There are cruises that head out onto the water, or you can check out the hiking and biking trails nearby to admire the beauty, as well as Maori Rock Carvings. Other popular hikes include the Huka Falls Tracks and Aratiatia Rapids. To enjoy the natural hot springs, head to Spa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic Reserve. This is the perfect place to relax. To learn more about the history and past of this region, drop by the Taupo Museum.

Best Time to Visit Taupo

The summer months, from December to February are the best time to visit Taupo.

Price and Availability Index in Taupo

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Taupo is in January, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Taupo is in the high season in December. Taupo has its low season in May, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Taupo tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Taupo tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Taupo

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Taupo. The hottest month in Taupo is December, when temperatures peak at 90 ˚F. The coolest month is July, when temperatures drop to 32 ˚F. The wettest month in Taupo is June with 6.79 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 1.21 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Taupo

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. Taupo has 2,518 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. On average, a place to stay in Taupo will cost you $110 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Taupo can pick from 887 places to stay that provide WiFi. 165 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 30 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Taupo? Then choose one of the 869 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 92 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 130 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Taupo AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 730 places to stay from Airbnb, 72 accommodations from Homeaway and 72 places to stay from Agoda.

1,482 of our places to stay in Taupo have been rated by previous guests. They rated 71% as excellent or good. 603 accommodations allow instant booking.