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Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 800 525 382
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

There are lots of activities you can do on the lake but it was just amazing to get in for a dip! The water is cold to start with but once you get use to the temperature it's a gorgeous place for a swim!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed on a campsite by the lake which was perfect about 30 minutes outside taupo. The lake is so calm and peaceful and lots of birds to watch. People swim in it. Picnic by it and walk around it. I understand...More

Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed 1 week ago

While I went out on a private boat, it is one of the most serene experiences on a hot clear day. I definitely recommend lazing on a boat at this lake on a fine day for some serious R&R.

Thank VeronicaLiew610
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many things to do on the lake,such as fishing ,swimming.sailing,paragliding and just enjoying all the Restaurants, bars and shops in the area..Being a top tourist attraction you would expect the food at the restaurants to be very dear but it is quite...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beautiful clear water lake is the largest lake in New Zealand. There are many activities such as cruising, sky diving, etc

Thank wong69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a vast lake would recommend you gave yourself at least a couple of weeks and move around to enjoy the lake and surrounding areas

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really beautiful place.The water was really clean.I recommended to stay here for two night more .You can walk around the lake . Of course you can jog alone the lake.There are also have some activities .For example, fishing,small golf and other activities...More

Thank Tourist29112534646
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems odd to review a body of water, but here it is. The Lake is beautiful, not only in its clear cold water, but also in the natural scenery all around it, visible from the North shore. Hiking along the shore is easy and...More

1  Thank Telkontar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lake was so amazing. It is huge with crystal clear water. I love to see the wild life like ducks and also the huge garden nearby.

Thank Zaharah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Taupo so much that we have bought our forever home here! Always plenty to do in town but so many places to go to get away from it all. We love Spa Park for walking the dog. Taupo is so doggy friendly.

Thank cockney40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this lake is huge, clearest water and a great place to kayak especially from Acacia Bay. Ducks, beautiful parkland surrounds, million dollar houses and fantastic views of the lake and about an hour kayaking from the Maori rock carvings.

Thank ChrissyPortmacquarie
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Response from PunitM_12 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of spots, using google maps plot Taupo to Omori and you will find that it follows the lake and plenty of options for photos etc The challenge you have is, to ensure you are close by to shops etc and for... More