Family and Kids in Taupo

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Taupo? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Taupo, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Taupo.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Taupo for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Huka Falls

    Family and Kids

    Address: Taupo 3377, New Zealand

    Formed on the Waikato river, the Huka Falls breaks the routine city-life scenes and forms the perfect day spot for nature lovers. The Huka falls’ volume is controlled by the Control Gates Bridge (installed in 1941) that regulates the water inflow from lake Taupo. The Waikato river has nine hydro-electric power stations that use water from ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Great Lake Taupo, Nz

    Family and Kids

    Address: Tongariro St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand

    The Great Lake Taupo is one of New Zealand’s most famous tourist spots and is also the largest freshwater lake in the Australasia region. The lake is formed on a Caldera (the depressed central part of a volcano after eruption) and covers an area of 616 square kilometres- making it the largest lake by area in the country! The lake feeds the...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Craters Of The Moon

    Family and Kids

    Address: 171 Karapiti Rd, Taupo 3377, New Zealand

    ‘Craters of the Moon’ is a part of the largest geothermal activity zone in New Zealand and covers an expanse of  25 square kilometres. The craters are named so since they create a rather ‘other world’ terrain- some carters are barren and some have vivid colours. These carters were formed by human activity in the area...Read more
  4. Amazing Taupo attraction for kids
    Spa Thermal Park


    Address: 281 Spa Rd, Tauhara, Taupo 3378, New Zealand

    The Spa Thermal Park is a public park in Taupo famous for Otumuheke Stream that has rejuvenating hot springs. The springs are part of the geothermal activity that are intrinsic to Taupo- including the ‘Craters of the Moon’ and the Taupo lake that has hot springs around its periphery. The Spa Park also has a walking trail about 7 kilo...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days

    Family and Kids

    Address: 255 Mapara Rd, Acacia Bay, 3377, New Zealand

    Located around 8 kilometres west of Taupa, the L’arte cafe has topped many tourist lists owing to its creative ambience, good food, fabulous green space and warm service. Even though it is a cafe, the theme of the pace is what sets it apart. The place is embellished with colourful interiors, unique furniture and larger-than-life art  ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Taupo
    Taupo Museum

    Family and Kids

    Address: 4 Story Pl, Taupo 3330, New Zealand

    The Taupo Museum relives the history of Taupo with vibrant exhibitions including beautiful Maori pieces, art collections, wood carvings, vintage everyday items, nautical exhibits, and a Kiwiana caravan that dates back to the 1960’s and looks like someone just climbed stepped out of it! The museum also hosts temporary art exhibitions and sh...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley

    Family and Kids

    Address: SH 1 (south of SH 1 & 5 intersection), Wairakei Park, Taupo, New Zealand

    The Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley offers you the setting of lush green nature with the urban pleasures of a cafe,  a children’s playground area, a Zoo, tents for campers, small cosy cottages for accommodation and warm service to complete the experience. The whole valley is filled with walkways that trekkers love, an extensive and va...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Waipahihi Botanical Reserve

    Botanical Garden

    Address: Hyde Ave, Waipahihi, Taupo 3330, New Zealand

    With an array of gorgeous colours waiting to greet you, a walk in the Waipahihi Botanical Gardens is not just recommended but is an absolute must for nature lovers. Located close to the Great Lake Taupo, the stunning gardens are home to a huge collection of native plants, shrubs and trees- including camellias, rhododendrons, flax, kauri and rata...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Kinloch Beach Image


    Address: Kinloch Beach, Taupo, New Zealand

    Located around 20 kilometres from Taupo’s central area, the small village of Kinloch offers everything from fishing and water skiing to camping, trekking and wake boarding. The 4-kilometre stretch of the sandy beach greets the beautiful blue waters of Kawakawa Bay and the Great lake and offers a calm spot for those looking to soak up the s...Read more