Cruise along the lakefront on a bike…
Lake Taupo has a stunning water front. There are plenty of reserve areas for sitting, having picnics and footpaths. If looking to get some fresh air then cruise along side New Zealand’s lakefront on a Bike.
Taupo has a number of bike hire providers for half a day and full day hires. For those wanting more of a challenge you can bike the Great Lake Trail or Craters of the Moon bike park.
More info on Biking around Taupo here is a link www.mountainbiketaupo.org.nz
Huka Falls is Taupo’s most popular free attraction. Everyone goes to visit the Huka Falls. Just a short drive from Acapulco Motor Inn is a worthwhile drive to see this magnificent natural attraction
220,000 litres of water passed over the Huka Falls every second! Where Huka Falls is located, the Waikato River slims down from around 100 meters wide to 20 meters wide. With the narrowing of the river and the 20 meter drop, nature creates Taupo’s favourite attraction.
For more information on the Huka Falls and how to get there CLICK HERE for more information
Huka Falls River Cruise
Huka Falls River Cruise is an awesome way to see Taupo’s infamous Huka Falls. One hour and 20 minute cruise along part of New Zealand’s longest river and getting up close to the Huka Falls
Huka Falls River Cruise leaves from Aratiatatia Dam everyday, 3 times a day all year round. The River Cruise staff provide an entertaining and informative talk during the cruise. Pointing out places where famous movies were shot (Hobbit & Yogi bear) also information on local bird life and fauna.
For more information on the Huka Falls River Cruise check out their website
Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland
Waiotapu is our recommended destination if wanting to get a taste of our amazing natural thermal attractions. Just under 40 minutes drive from Acapulco Motor Inn makes an exploration of Waiotapu a great day out.
Open every day (even Christmas day) family admission under $100 too.
Must Do is the Lady Knox Geyser. With a little assistance the geyser erupts every day at 10.15. For more information on Waiotapu, Lady Knox, mud pools and New Zealand visit the Waiotapu website. Ask about bookings at Acapulco Motor Inn when checking in
Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland – www.waiotapu.co.nz