Great Lake Taupō, home to the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō, is a popular tourist destination, boasting the largest freshwater lake in Australasia and mountains made internationally famous after being featured in the Lord of The Rings trilogy.
Come for the race but enjoy so much more! World-class trout fishing, mountain biking, hiking, adrenaline pumping adventure activities, or just enjoy a relaxing stroll along the lake front.
There are restaurants and accommodation options abound; a dynamic boutique retail area; numerous arts and craft galleries and plenty of natural hot pools for soothing your muscles after the big race.
Plus, IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō has been selected as one of 20 races around the world awarding additional 25 slots to female athletes as part of the Women for Tri Program.
Come and TRI in Nature’s Ultimate Playground!