|Most expensive month:||January|
|Average price in Taupo:||$171/night|
|Cheapest price found:||$12/night|
|Most expensive day:||Wednesday|
Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.
Taupo is set on an aquamarine lake framed by the snow-capped peaks of Tongariro National Park. Relax with lakeside strolls and leisurely lunches or turn up the heat with thermal hot springs, scenic cycling tours and adrenalin-fuelled activities.
Feeling adventurous? Taupo is one of New Zealand's adventure sport capitals and offers a host of high-octane activities. Get your heart racing with tandem skydiving, white-water rafting, jet boating or bungee jumping. Special occasions may call for helicopter charters and floatplane flights.
Indulge at Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa, where mineral-rich waters cascade over terraced pools surrounded by lush ferns and gardens. The geothermal water is known for its healing and restorative properties.
From the Huka Falls Lookout you can gaze down at the Waikato, New Zealand's longest river, which thunders 11 metres down a rocky chasm and into a crystal-clear pool. Nearby is the stunning Orakei Korako, a thermal area brimming with steaming geysers, rainbow-hued pools and crystalline terraces.
Discover New Zealand's rich Maori heritage at the Taupo Museum. It's anchored by a traditional meeting house, also known as a Te Aroha o Rongoheikume, which is carved from local wood. Boat cruises are the only way to access the Maori Rock Carvings, which were etched into lakeside cliffs in the 1970s.
Taupo is best explored on foot or with a rental bike, while local buses run to popular destinations like Huka Falls and Wairakei. Flights arrive at Taupo Airport, eight kilometres away.
One of the most popular hotels in Taupo is Hilton Lake Taupo, which has been reviewed by 2,373 users and currently has a rating of 8.3/10. Other top-rated locations include Taupo Debretts Spa Resort and Lakefront Lodge Taupo, which have received 8.4/10 and 7.2/10 ratings from our users, respectively.
Reviews of Huka Lodge recommend it as a good place to stay near Huka Falls, scoring 9.8/10 from 71 ratings.
Lakefront Lodge Taupo is the most recommended hotel near Taupo Bungy on HotelsCombined (scoring 7.2 over 3,984 reviews).
Taupo hotels have an average price of $160/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days). For a 4-star hotel, the average price is $161/night, and if you are looking for a 5-star hotel in Taupo then the average price is around $367/night.
Over the last 3 days, Taupo hotels have been found for as cheap as $45/night in searches by HotelsCombined users.