Taupo is really starting to establish itself as the “Queenstown” of the North Island.
With its fantastically central location there is a huge range of activities on offer:
- Tramping/Hiking (Tongariro Crossing etc)
- Snow Skiing – Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Fields
- Bungy Jumping
- Sky Diving
- Race Car Driving
- Jet Boat Riding
- Mountain Biking
- White Water Rafting
- Jet Skiing
- Lake Cruising
- Fly Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Scenic flights
- World class Golf Courses
- Thermal Safaris
- Mineral Hot Pools
- Fine Dining
- And More…
Looking to relax after a full day of fun-filled activities?
Whether you want to unwind after a long day trecking the Tongariro Crossing or hitting the Whakapapa & Turoa slopes come to The Cove and enjoy our Private Spa Pools and relax the right way!
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park is described as one of the best one-day hikes in New Zealand. Tongariro National Park is a dual World Heritage area due to its outstanding natural features and cultural significance.
For more information please visit our website: www.tongarirocrossing.org.nz
Mt Ruapehu is located in the central North Island of New Zealand. It is home to two of New Zealand’s top ski areas – Whakapapa and Turoa.
- Whakapapa Ski Area on the north-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu is New Zealand’s largest ski area, with more than 65 trails across 1050 hectares.
- Turoa Ski Area on the south-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu has Australasia’s longest vertical descent and New Zealand’s highest lift – The “Highnoon Express”
For more information please visit our website: www.mtruapehu.com
Unique in New Zealand with two 18 hole golf courses. Taupo-Centennial is a links style course, with 40 bunkers. Taupo-Tauhara is less challenging with the front (Thermal) 9 in the shadow of Mount Tauhara and the back (Park) 9 ideal for a leisurely stroll. Spacious clubrooms unite the two courses and include a superb restaurant renowned for Daryl’s professional catering. A discount green fee is available for those wanting to play both courses within 3 days.
For more information please visit our website: www.taupogolf.co.nz
While visiting Lake Taupo and enjoying the luxury of ‘ The Cove ‘ why not combine your relaxing stay with the thrill of a fly fishing venture to one of Taupo’s renowned trout fishing rivers.
Peter Wilton your local professional fly fishing guide has both the patience and knowledge to make your experience a memorable one. Whether novice or experienced angler Peter has a river and trip tailored just for you.
For more information please visit our website: www.wiltonflyfish.co.nz
The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis of all ages. When visiting Taupo experience New Zealand’s best white water Jet Boat Ride. Rapids Jet will take you on a 35 minute blast which guarantees a fun, safe and exhilarating adrenaline rush.
For more information please visit our website: www.rapidsjet.com
Great Lake Shuttles takes the hassle out of getting to and from Taupo’s excellent Mountain Bike tracks and trails around the region. As well as getting picked up and drop off, you will be getting all the info you need on track status, weather and the local mountain bike lowdown from owner/operator Peter Hart.
For more information please visit our website: www.greatlakeshuttles.co.nz
The Cove Recommends while you stay that you check out The Bistro.
The Bistro was built with a desire to bless the community. We love that we are able to provide Taupo locals and visitors alike with a European style dining experience at a price the average Kiwi can afford.
For more information please visit their website: www.thebistro.nz
Plan a day out on the lake with Taupo Trout Catcher on their fast, luxurious and comfortable charter boats. From affordable boat and Jet Ski hire to fishing and sightseeing trips Taupo Trout Catcher will ensure an enjoyable time for all.
The Cove offers luxurious and modern accommodation set directly on the shores of stunning Lake Taupo. The Cove enjoys beautiful views overlooking the clear blue waters of Lake Taupo and the distant central mountains.
Completely refurbished in 2014 with new luxurious furnishings and fittings we have a range of rooms and suites to suit couples, families, corporates and honeymooners.
All of our rooms come with free Wi-Fi and off road parking. Our staff are able to organise and book your dining and or activity experiences for you. We can also help with requests for “Special” occasions ie; Arranging to have chocolates, wine, etc. in room on arrival.
Luxury accommodation at its finest, The Cove Taupo is more than a place to stay, it is an accommodation experience.
Luxury Accommodation At Its Finest
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