Weekend Excursions to Great Lake Taupo

Great Lake Taupo has long been a family favorite for weekend excursions. Not only is the Great Lake Taupo region bursting with activities to keep every member of the family active and busy, it also satisfies everyone’s hunger by offering some of the best regional and international cuisine available anywhere in New Zealand. There’s no need to feel guilty about eating heartily at one of Great Lake Taupo’s world-famous restaurants, or indulging in a few at the convivial sports bars and pubs here because you can work off the calories enjoying a wide variety of fun family activities.

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Summer photo contest winners!

Kia ora,

In last month’s Travelbug newsletter we ran a contest to find the best Summer-themed photo taken by subscribers, Facebook and Twitter followers.

Firstly, thank you to everyone who entered – we had a great time going through each one, reading the stories and recounting your best summer memories. It was a privilege for us to share in your New Zealand summer!

It certainly was hard going, but of the entries we received we picked out 3 photos that jumped out at us and of these 3, we had to pick one winner. Here are the results!


Buddy having a good shake after a swim

We loved this action shot of Buddy doing what dogs do best. It oozes a certain charm that captures that good ol’ family summer holiday spirit. Thanks to Lynley from Paeroa, a Travelbug t-shirt is on its way to you!

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