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Wharewaka Point

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Wharewaka Point is a public reserve located on the shore of Great Lake Taupo. Wharewaka is a public area so anyone acn enjoy this space. Boat ramps for boaties, beach for sunbathers and swimmer, Playground for children with swings and climbing structures.  BBQ’s are also provided by the counctil to…

Spa Thermal Park

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Spa Thermal Park is a locals secret treasure now shared with everyone since making it into the world famous Lonely Planet. Locals call it Spa park, a huge grass parkland area with walking tracks, playgrounds, flying fox and a thermal spring. Spa Thermal park or Otumuheke Stream is located off…

Taupo Maori Carvings

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Some people may think Great Lake Taupo doesn’t have any cultural appeal for tourists like Rotorua has. Yes, Taupo does have the largest and greatest Lake in New Zealand but it does have some very cool Maori cultural history as well. Taupo (pronounced toe paw) has had an increase in…

Tongariro North Domain

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In the heart of Lake Taupo town is the Tongariro North Domain. The Domain is a public park area with a friendly local atmosphere. Well kept gardens to walk around or sit and watch the train. The Taupo Lions express runs in the centre of the Taupo Tongariro Domain public…