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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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  • Okay ,first get it right ! Taupo Bay is a small beautiful bay in far Northland of North Island . It is on the ocean , many of you have posted reviews of Taupo Lake ,beautiful place ,but It's a lake no...  more »
  • Friendly hosts. Immaculate grounds and amenities. Only a short walk from an absolutely stunning beach. Well worth the short detour off State Highway 10  more »
  • Beautiful, small Bay without crowds of tourists. You can watch the beautiful sunset in the morning. I can't judge how it looks in the main season here. There are some cottages on the beach.
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