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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bicycle Store
“Hire out bikes so you can do some of the great trails around Taupo or just a good option for getting around town fast!”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Good place if you need a sports bar and want to mingle with the Taupo whos who of the sporting kind!”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Right in the middle of Otane and in the former town library building, McCauley's Cafe is a relaxing and quiet cafe. We have always had a good coffee there and although not an extensive range of food, there is something for everyone. They also have a small range of gifts, jams and preserves.”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great food and a 9 hole golf course. Adjacent to the resort is the Wairakei thermal hot pools for a good soak ”
  • 1 local recommends
Car Rental
“I always use Apex as they are very affordable and do an airport pick up or drop off in business hours, or you can arrange to drop off your car at the airport for after hours flights.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Art in the park is a weekly exhibition where local Taupo artists and craftspeople display and sell their own creations. The exhibition operates on Saturdays between 10.00am and 3.00pm (weather dependant) at the lake front.”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
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  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends