Anchorage Resort Motel :: Lake Taupo in the heart of the North Island of New Zealand


Be sure to visit the tranquil peace haven of Taupo and it’s surrounding locations. The region provides numerous water sport and adrenaline pumping activities and amazing geothermal and scenic attractions.

Being serene and captivating, the township is renowned for it’s majestic lake (Lake Taupo), which portrays a unique environment set against a backdrop of lush green hills and encompassed by a vast landscape of unspoiled forestry. Lake Taupo is 160m deep and fills a volcanic crater covering 619skms. It was created by volcanic activity only 2000 years ago (a fact recorded in Chinese history) and is similar in size to Singapore, which house a population comparable to New Zealand.

Fishing on the crystal clear waters of Lake Taupo and fly fishing on the nearby rivers of Tongariro, Waitahanui and Tauranga-Taupo, are favourite pastimes for locals, as well as popular tourist activities. Catches of Rainbow and Brown Trout are abundant, with the benefit of year round seasons. An estimated 750,000 trout swim up the world famous Tongariro River every winter to spawn.

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