Acacia Bay

Managed by Pulse Energy

Acacia Bay beach is located in the heart of an urban environment close to the entrance of Lake Taupo. Lake Taupo is New Zealand's largest lake. It lies in an active geothermic region, in a caldera created over 26,500 years ago by a super volcanic eruption.

Nearby, you will find one of the most spectacular natural rock carvings. In 1977 Matahi Whakataka-Brightwell, a master carver gifted Mine Bay with his work. A 10 meter high likeness of Ngatoroirangi, a Maori navigator that discovered the Taupo area, was carved in the rock face and a mermaid and lizard were carved at the base. The carvings are only accessible by water, with kayaks being the preferred method of transportation to get here.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Pulse Energy updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Acacia Bay is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Waikato Regional Council measures water quality at 12 locations on Lake Taupō from November - March.

Freshwater sites are tested for E.coli levels and baseflow water clarity.

Data is compiled into graphs in order to give a representation of the water quality trends around the lake.

Due to the monitoring schedule we cannot provide a current status for Lake Taupō swim sites in Swim Guide.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around storm water outfalls and at stream mouths.

For information on the historical water quality for sites in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/Water/Lakes/Lake-Taupo/How-clean-is-Lake-Taupo/Water-quality-monitoring-map/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Acacia Bay

Managed by Pulse Energy

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Pulse Energy updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

Acacia Bay beach is located in the heart of an urban environment close to the entrance of Lake Taupo. Lake Taupo is New Zealand's largest lake. It lies in an active geothermic region, in a caldera created over 26,500 years ago by a super volcanic eruption.

Nearby, you will find one of the most spectacular natural rock carvings. In 1977 Matahi Whakataka-Brightwell, a master carver gifted Mine Bay with his work. A 10 meter high likeness of Ngatoroirangi, a Maori navigator that discovered the Taupo area, was carved in the rock face and a mermaid and lizard were carved at the base. The carvings are only accessible by water, with kayaks being the preferred method of transportation to get here.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Acacia Bay is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Waikato Regional Council measures water quality at 12 locations on Lake Taupō from November - March.

Freshwater sites are tested for E.coli levels and baseflow water clarity.

Data is compiled into graphs in order to give a representation of the water quality trends around the lake.

Due to the monitoring schedule we cannot provide a current status for Lake Taupō swim sites in Swim Guide.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around storm water outfalls and at stream mouths.

For information on the historical water quality for sites in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/Water/Lakes/Lake-Taupo/How-clean-is-Lake-Taupo/Water-quality-monitoring-map/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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