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Places of interest


Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park popular

Gushing geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud pools and some of the largest silica terraces in the world. Located 20km off the Taupo-Rotorua highway.

Lilliput Farm Fun and Animal Park

10 acre park housing 20 different species of animals and birds, including alpaca, geese, goats, deer, emus and other animals. Play attractions and rest area with picnic tables and BBQ.

Taupo Museum

The museum combines displays on Maori culture and local history with an art gallery featuring regular exhibitions by New Zealand artists. Includes the Garden of Wellbeing, which incorporates carvings and sculptures in a New Zealand bush-style garden. Located a short walk from Taupo's shopping and cafe district.