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Fantastic beach

Taupo Bay, north of the Bay of Islands, is a worthwhile visit. Especially if a clean North swell... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bryan W
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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Beautiful area.

We stayed for a few days in a house just five minutes walk to beach,house no longer in market,and... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Pat H
County Wexford, Ireland
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Taupo Bay Rd | State Highway 10, Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taupo Bay, north of the Bay of Islands, is a worthwhile visit. Especially if a clean North swell arrives. Banks at the southern end yield a solid, long, right hander. Great scenery too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

We stayed for a few days in a house just five minutes walk to beach,house no longer in market,and it is a stunning beach. Uncrowded, beautiful sand and warm water. For small children best when tide is out. As has been mentioned, facilities are non...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pat H
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

The site is ideally located for the beach.There's no dump station and the only water connection I saw was near the office. I ask where I could empty the grey waste and was told to just empty it onto the grass when it gets dark....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank billyboy212
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Taupo Bay & stayed for four nights at the Taupo Bay holiday park & camp ground in our caravan. The holiday park was fantastic, it had excellent well maintained facilities. The host's were very helpful & informative. The beach was a great place...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Bluebird2004
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We spent a few deamlike days in this comfortable house, directly situated by the sandy beach. The house has all amenities for a wonderful stay. We have to come back for a real longer stay !

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Brigitte H
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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 not bay on the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank cahotelguy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Friendly hosts. Immaculate grounds and amenities. Only a short walk from an absolutely stunning beach. Well worth the short detour off State Highway 10

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 5411S
Reviewed 24 February 2017

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 shops or cafés and it's a long...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Robert V
Reviewed 1 February 2017

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, but drive...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MCFC1977
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

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 grounds are well grassed and the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Claire W
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