Pure Indulgence in Taupō
Journey to Taupō with your partner for a romantic escape and explore the wonders of the Taupō region. Take to skies in a helicopter, indulge your inner foodie with three course fine dining, climb aboard with Sail Barbary and cruise the waters of Lake Taupō and relax in geothermal hot pools. A perfect romantic escape to relax and recharge, giving you and your loved one the opportunity to reconnect with nature and create new fun-filled travel memories.
Friday night – Take the scenic drive to Taupō today and check in to your accommodation at Sacred Waters – Taupō Luxury Apartments, your home away from home for the next few days. These stunning lake edge apartments offer incredible views from the lake front balcony, complete with your own private spa pool.
Take a wander down to the lake front and follow the path to the town centre, remembering to stop at the #LOVETAUPO sign for a photo. Enjoy a cocktail or tapas as the sun sets at one of the many restaurants and bars dotted along the lake front or within the bustling town centre.
Today will be a very special day to create lasting memories with your partner. Be whisked away by helicopter with Heli Adventures to fly across Taupō township to view the Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings. From here head down the east side of Lake Taupō and deep into the Kaimanawa Ranges where you will land at an amazing alpine tussock mountain top. Then continue to the World Heritage listed Tongariro National Park, with the snow-capped peaks of Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Ruapehu. On your return journey take in the remote secluded bays of the western shores from above as you head back to Taupō.
This afternoon sit back and relax in the therapeutic waters of a thermal mineral pool at the stunning adults only Wairakei Terraces Thermal Health Spa. Reminisce on your day while soaking beneath silica terraces in these rich mineral waters, bound to leave you warm long after you leave this healing place.
This evening you are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining opportunities. Highly recommended is The Brantry, an award winning restaurant with a reputation for top quality New Zealand cuisine. Other divine dining options are Vine Eatery, Bistro Lago, The Bistro & Plateau Bar & Eatery.
Prepare for some pampering this morning as you head to Taupō DeBretts Spa Resort for a couple’s massage or treatment in the Living Waters Day Spa. Followed by a hot soak, you will leave your body rejuvenated and glowing.
This afternoon it’s time to get out on the expansive Lake Taupō on a private luxury fishing charter with Chris Jolly Outdoors. Explore secluded bays, inlets, and the dramatic vistas as you gaze south to the majestic mountain peaks from your private luxury launch – Levante. The sheer elegance of this launch, coupled with your personal crew, will most certainly meet your expectations as you cruise Lake Taupō. You will have the opportunity to experience the impressive Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings up close, while hearing the history and legends of this spectacular artwork.