Taupo - the Events Capital - is a busy and vibrant holiday and event destination on the shores of Lake Taupo. Lake Taupo is New Zealand’s largest fresh water lake which feeds many rivers and tributaries
including the Might Waikato River, New Zealand’s longest River.
Dramatic mountain and lake views are the backdrop to any activity undertaken in Taupo. From Skydiving to parasailing, trout fishing to prawn netting, high wire pursuits, on lake boating endeavours , Taupo has the lot . Great cafe' restaurants, bars and shopping, thermal hot water baths for that magic relax and self reward, to Maori cultural experiences and opportunity to be at one with nature.
Best known for its sporting events like Ironman, and Round the Lake Cycle Challenge, Taupo has captured the attention of sporting community. Taupo has it ALL, Onshore we have Motor Racing, offshore, Boat Racing among many other pursuits with outstanding facilities.
Taupo is in the centre of the North Island, the hub from which you can enjoy short day trips and activities; Tongariro Crossing & National Park, for skiing & tramping, just over an hour away, The Hawkes Bay wine region just 2 hours drive, the beautiful and amazing Waitomo caves, Rotorua, are all so close.
Gables Lakefront Motel is perfectly located for participants or spectators– Gables is certainly “the place to be” in Taupo
For more information check out EVENTS in TAUPO