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Taupo Bay, Northland Region

(4.4/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Known for its ideal surfing conditions and idyllic views, popular Taupo Bay draws water sport enthusiasts and families alike. The wide beach slopes gently into the sea, making the water perfect for children. When you get bored, check out hiking, fishing, horseback riding, kayaking, and many more activities. The mountainous surroundings include lush forests and a large lake. Find accommodations and campgrounds just off the sand, so you can wake up in the gorgeous setting, too. Plan your Taupo Bay visit and explore what else you can see and do in Whangaroa using our Whangaroa trip itinerary planner.
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  • Secluded bay , 11km from the main road , awsome views , fantastic for families with children , great camping and surfing when the surf's up . Come prepared as there is nothing there in the way of shop...  more »
  • On our way back from lunch at Mangonui and decided to try Taupo Bay. It had been a while since we had been and the surf that time was not there. Not so this time. The North side of the bay was easy, b...  more »
  • We enjoyed 3 lovely days at Taupo Bay in Northland (not to be confused with Lake Taupo). The beach, just a short walk from the camp is stunning with golden sand, surf one day, calm the next. The camp ...  more »