303 Lake Terrace Two Mile Bay Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7 378 3774
Comfort Inn Cascades motor lodge is situated at 303 Lake Terrace, on the main road through Taupo. We are at Kaiwaka Point which is at the northern end of Two Mile Bay.
From the I-Site at 30 Tongariro Street we are 3.6km around the lake front on the right hand side (lake side of the road).
We are 800m south of the Napier/Taupo (SH 5) turnoff .
If you are travelling from the south we are 3.5km from the airport turnoff on your left (lake side of the road).
K2 is a 6 metre Ramco boat, powered by quiet, fume-free Twin Honda 90 engines. Fish in comfort. This boat is ideal for couples or a family to charter. It is surveyed for 5 passengers, but for total comfort a maximum of 4 Adults is recommended.
Onboard facilities include a toilet, fully enclosed canopy for all weather conditions and tea and coffee making facilities. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments and food. We supply life jackets and all safety equipment.
Chris Jolly Outdoors is Lake Taupo’s premier outdoor experience operator. In 2015, we celebrate 35 years in business. Chris Jolly Outdoors is family owned and operated with several of the Jolly family members working in the company. We love sharing the outdoors with our clients and helping them to make the most of beautiful Lake Taupo!
Experience awesome views of Huka Falls (New Zealand's highest volume waterfall) from our purpose built riverboat, with comfortable inside seating, large rear deck and front viewing platform. Our cruise is the only way you can stand above the turbulent white water and experience the awesome power of the Huka Falls.
Taupo has heaps of great adventure activities and awesome golf courses around the district and of cause our beautiful Lake Taupo.
Most of these activities leave someone out, while the rest of the family are enjoying themselves.
After a lot of discussion and planning, Taupo Puzzle World was opened in September 2006. It proved to be just what Taupo was looking for, a great collection of family friendly activities all under one roof.
Lava Glass, Glass Blowing Studio, Gallery and Café is the latest tourist attraction to come to Taupo, New Zealand. Lava Glass offers a unique opportunity to view the captivating process of Glass Blowing. In the gallery studio you can watch Lynden Over and his team at work producing all sorts of creative designs which are changing daily.
65 Karetoto Road, (off Huka Falls Rd And SH1) Wairakei 3377, New Zealand
Huka Honey Hive is an institution in the Taupo region having operated from its current site in the Wairakei Park for the past 22 years. Huka Honey Hive boasts New Zealand's largest showcase of honey products and is OPEN 7 days from 9 am - 5 pm in summer and from 10am - 5 pm in winter. ENTRY IS FREE.
On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo towncentre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground, of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. There really is something for everyone at New Zealand’s only Prawn Park!
Come and explore a world of gushing geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud pools and some of the largest and most amazing silica terraces in the world. Orakei Korako boasts the most active geysers of any geothermal park in New Zealand. Up to 23 active natural geysers play freely through the area, which is constantly changing. Marvel at the number of boiling hot springs and the vibrant colours all around you, or take a native bushwalk through this untouched geothermal paradise. The Lonely Planet Guide describes Orakei Korako as "...arguably the best thermal area left in New Zealand".
Taupo Golf Club offers golfers a unique golfing experience with two 18 hole golf courses on offer year round, along with modern facilities and services to provide you with a wonderful golfing experience in Taupo.
Taupo Golf Club courses are located close to Taupo township and situated in a mature park setting amongst thermal activity and under the eye of Mt Tauhara.
The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis. Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealand’s best white water Jet Boat Ride, Rapids Jet.
Conveniently located just 15 minutes drive north of Taupo and 50 minutes south of Rotorua, Rapids Jet operates on the biggest rapids for commercial jetboating in New Zealand.
Taupo Kayaking Adventures (TKA) specialises in guided kayaking on New Zealand's largest fresh water lake, Lake Taupo.
With unrivalled natural beauty, fascinating history, gourmet outdoor food, and passionate, knowledgeable guides, TKA offer a unique experience to remember.
Operating on this stretch of the river since 1990, Hukafalls Jet has an outstanding record of professionalism and safety.
The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.
Tongariro River Rafting has been rafting these waters since 1987. Tongariro River Rafting offer a variety of rafting options for families with little ones or intrepid adventurers wanting multi day excursions. As well as fishing excursions and mountain biking adventures. All rafting guides are experienced, fully trained using top-quality equipment, and are totally committed to your safety and enjoyment.
1465 Anzac Memorial Drive, Wharewaka, Taupo 3378, New Zealand
With our expert tandem SKYDIVING instructors, you'll jump out of the pink aircraft from 12,000 or 15,000 feet and into an incredible freefall over the world's most stunning dropzone. You will experience amazing views of Great Lake Taupo freefalling at 200km/ph. Check out both the east and west coast of NZ and the beautiful mountain ranges of Tongariro National Park.
You've found two of Taupo's leading adventure activities in one place. Located in the stunning volcanic Waikato River Valley, Taupo Bungy is considered one of the world's most spectacular bungy sites, featuring the world's first cantilever platform and New Zealand's first 'splash cam'. Taupo Cliffhanger is New Zealand's newest extreme swing, which lets swingers take in the view while they swing through nature. Located upstream of Huka Falls, and just 5 minutes from the Great Lake.
255 Mapara Rd, Acacia Bay, Acacia Bay 3377, New Zealand
Voted Lonely Planet's No 1 café pick for the Central North Island and one of the top 10 places to visit in New Zealand. L’Arté Café and Gallery is not to be missed when visiting Taupo. Allow yourself time to experience something very unique and special! A trip to L’Arté is a visual and edible feast and unlike anything you have experienced before. The café and gallery are both set in a magical garden, complete with an outside mosaic living room.
Located on the shores of Lake Taupo, the largest fresh water lake in the Southern Hemisphere; enjoy views of Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe while dining on Dixie Brown’s extensive menu.
Open early through late Dixie Browns caters for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. With vegetarian and gluten free options complimenting a menu of lakeside treats; made on site daily by our passionate kitchen you’re guaranteed to take home another great memory of your time in Taupo.
Vik & Grant have taken your favourite cafe to the next level.....Victoria's is now open 3 nights a week (Thursday - Saturday inclusive) and is open until 5pm Monday to Wednesday and Sunday 8.30 - 4pm. Their Executive Chef, Jason Lewis (previously heading up Bistro Lago for Simon Gault at the Hilton, Taupo) has created a menu that flows seamlessly from day to night - the old favourites are there for breakfast and brunch, joined by burgers and salads, including small sharing plates and fabulous cuts of meat, pastas and pies. Our ever popular cabinet food with beautiful sweet treats is available all day as is our consistently excellent coffee; as if we could forget about that!
Thai Delight Restaurant establish since 2007. It offers over 60 dishes, served fresh, flavorful, and healthy Thai food in Taupo area. With a choice of meat or a vegetarian option and various levels of spice to meet the various tastes of authentic Thai food.
45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo Town Centre 3330, New Zealand
This award winning restaurant has built its reputation on top quality New Zealand cuisine that is unique to The Brantry with a sophisticated wine list to create a unique dinning experience. The Brantry is constantly at the forefront of Taupo’s dining experience and a recent stylish refurbishment in the original 1950s town house has allowed us to offer a variety of dining experiences from the intimacy of the Cellar, Alfresco Dining in the garden to the open plan upper level for larger groups.