New Zealand is famous for its breathtaking scenic beauty and natural views that many of its cities and towns offer. Taupo is a town that's located near the picturesque Lake Taupo, which is in fact a volcanic crater lake. It is not only famous for its Taupo Cycle Challenge, which is one of the largest events in New Zealand. It is also famous for numerous sights and things to do that it offers tourists visiting the North Islands of the country. You can enjoy fishing, hunting, and golfing. If you are coming here in winter, you will have a diverse range of exciting activities to do. Taupo is also a family destination and you can come here with your kids. Get yourself a car from a car rental in Taupo and you will be at liberty to go anywhere in Taupo, and have a wonderful time.
Wharewaka is a neighborhood in Taupo that is famous among tourists and locals alike for its beaches. Also, in winter you can go skiing in Wharewaka. The ski area in Wharewaka is considered to be the largest in New Zealand and is located on the northern side of the famous Mt Ruapehu. The ski area has around 60 to 65 trails that can be enjoyed by all. If you are visiting just for fun or are the adventurous type, this is the place for you. You can get yourself a car for hire in Taupo and travel to Turoa Ski Area and Tukino Ski Area, which are both luxurious ski areas.
Taupo offers visitors a chance to enjoy many activities, especially for the adventurous. You can challenge your fortitude and resilience with a jaw-dropping bungee jump, or you can test your nerves by skydiving with Taupo Jumpmaster. Each year more than 30,000 visitors jump in Taupo, which makes the town the capital of skydiving. You can also enjoy many water-related sports including rafting on the Waikato River.
There are numerous activities that you and your family can enjoy here; these include the Huka Prawn Park which is famous for its famous resident Shawn the Prawn. This facility is solely dedicated to prawns and also to families who can have a good time here. You can feed prawns and wild trout here. There is also a Killer Prawn Golf Challenge that you and your family can indulge in. Another venue for family fun is the Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge. This is an interactive facility that is open to visitors all week. There are other numerous challenges here that both golfers and non golfers will love.
You can also explore the North Island a bit more. With your rented car, you can choose to visit Auckland and the famous Harbor Bridge. You can also travel to Hamilton and enjoy its local culture and art scene. You must know that the famous WETA workshops were responsible for the state-of-the-art props in the famous trilogy Lord Of the Rings. They are also in North Island, Wellington. You can enjoy all of this after you rent a car in Taupo. This way you will have an easy access to all the wonderful places. With so much to explore in Taupo, with a rented car, you will have a time of your life.