Taupo Car Hire

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Book a car rental with DriveAway today and venture through the amazing nature of pristine nature. Forget about time limits and deadlines and cruise with your hire car along the jewels of New Zealand with freedom and ease. Everywhere you go in New Zealand an adventure is waiting for you with enchanting views and rich history. Some of the world’s greatest rainbows across Lake Taupo can be viewed, it will make you feel like you discovered the pot of gold here in New Zealand.

Taupo is located in the central north island of New Zealand, between Auckland and Wellington. Explore Taupo with your car rental and discover the Maori history and spirit wherever you travel too. The North Island is popular for its mesmerizing spring activity and unique land formations with something for everyone, whether you are interested in the 200,000 year old volcanic crater, fishing, skydiving, waterskiing, surround yourself with Mother nature in the lush forests, take a dip into the crystal rivers and don’t miss out on the Huka Falls. No matter what you prefer to do your car hire can take you there with convenience, why would you want to travel any other way.

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Lake Taupo is a perfect holiday destination with so many activities the only problem is deciding where to go. Exploring Taupo with a car hire is the best option and it is easy as the Thermal Explorer Highway takes you south to Napier and Hastings, or travel by your rental car north to Rotorua and Auckland. Start your adventures from the Taupo airport or downtown depots located in the city.

Take a short car hire drive north to the Huka Falls. The Huka Falls is one of New Zealand's most visited tourist attraction and the largest freshwater lake in all of Australasia. This amazing attraction consists of many waterfalls on the Waikato River throwing 220,000 litres of water per second into Lake Taupo. Face your fears and jump onto a 30-minute jet boat ride for a thrill-seeking adventure. Here you will see nature fast paced with a world spinning 360 degree turns, there’s no better way to check out the Huka Falls then to be apart of it.

Challenge yourself at the Tongariro National Park and be rewarded with magical views with unusual land formations covering over 60,000 hectares. The Alpine Crossing is a world famous trek listed as one of the top 10 day treks in the world. You can discover many Maori sacred sites and check out the hot springs along the 18 kilometre trail. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be surrounded by enchanting beauty and should not be missed. For more challenges and thrill, adventures drive your hire car to the Taupo airport where you can choose from scenic flights or the popular daring skydiving drop.

After all the thrills and spills take a relaxing day and travel by your rental car to the Lake Taupo Museum and Art Gallery and soak up all the history. This museum is home to a mix of New Zealand Heritage and culture where you can learn about Taupo and its volcano history, experience the Maori meeting house and traditions, stroll through the art exhibitions and when you want to relax enjoy the Garden of Wellbeing while you soak up the tranquil delights.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Taupo - Rotorua 87 1
Taupo - Whakatane 170 2
Taupo - Hamilton 152 2

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