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