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Taupo Travel Guide

Right now's the time to plan the ultimate Taupo escape. Kick back and let the hardworking team at Orbitz find the best-value hotel and flight combos for you. You can save up to $369^ if you bundle up! All you've got to do is pick your preferred hotels, rental cars, airfares and experiences. That's not all though. You'll have lots of versatility. Customize your trip with 500 airlines and no less than 500,000 hotels globally. Our packages will help you come up with the vacation you've been fantasizing about. With limitless options to bundle all your travel requirements, the only thing you have to do is pack your bags and grab your passport!

Where is Taupo?

Sometimes it's great to travel without any plans, but even the most spontaneous adventurers will want to have a basic understanding of where Taupo is. It's situated in Taupo District, 35 miles from Tokoroa. With so much to do in this corner of Taupo District, it's easy to understand why 22,000 locals choose to call it home.

Places to Visit in Taupo

Bring your swimsuit and plan your family's escape to Taupo Hot Springs, a thrilling destination for all ages. Want to keep the good times rolling? Brush up on your butterfly or just splash around and have fun with the youngsters at A.C. Baths. If you're feeling really energetic, why not have a race? But wait, that's not all! Take on the bungee jump at Taupo Bungy and experience a breathtaking plunge.

Car Rentals in Taupo

Your escape starts with car rentals in Taupo. Whether you’d love to hop off the standard tourist trail or just crave the convenience of having your own transportation, Orbitz holds the keys to your ride. Exit baggage claim, jump into a car and kick off your vacation the moment you arrive at Taupo Airport. You can collect a set of keys at Budget, located at 108 Rifle Range Rd Gull Petrol Station, 3 miles from the terminal.

Where to stay in Taupo – Hotel Accommodation

Lock in your hotel in Taupo via Orbitz right now! There are no less than 79 listed options in this great destination, so securing a nice room won't be a problem. The Huka Lodge is a fabulous option if you're after luxury accommodations. If it's all booked, we suggest the Lake Taupo Lodge. Or, check out the amenities at the Tiki Lodge or the Silver Fern Lodge if you're traveling on a budget.

Nearest Airports to Taupo

Is there anything better than hopping on a plane, binging on TV and knowing that the start of your getaway is just hours away? Once you hit the tarmac at Taupo Airport (TUO), the closest airport to Taupo, you'll be just 3 miles from the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Taupo

If you've got a couple of spare days and don't mind traveling 25 miles, check out Turangi. This happening destination has a world of things to see and do. If you want to make a day of it, go to Tokaanu Thermal Pools in the morning. Then hop on over to Turangi i-SITE Visitor Centre and Tongariro National Trout Centre. If this doesn't appeal, try Waiotapu. Just 30 miles away, this destination is home to more great attractions like Waimangu Volcanic Valley, Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Lady Knox Geyser. Spend a day or two here to visit them all!

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If you need to change or cancel your booking, it'll lift your mood to know that we won't ask you for a fee.^ Your chosen airline and hotel might not either if you contact them quickly!

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