Layar At Taupo DeBretts

Layar At Taupo DeBretts

Experience augmented reality and interactive print with Taupo DeBretts!  

Using the augmented reality application, Layar, you have a digital guide to the resort, which you can use to navigate and find more information.  All you need is a smartphone/iPhone or tablet/iPad and an internet connection.  If you are an accommodation guest with us then you have access to free WiFi - so give it a go!

Get Layar

The first step is to get the Layar app.  Go to or scan this QR code with your device.

Start Scanning

Using the Layar App you can get extra content out of our printed materials. Simply start the app, point your camera at the appropriate page and touch the screen to scan. Pages that work with Layar will be marked with the Layar logo.

Enhance the World Around You

If you are on site at Taupo DeBretts you can find out more about your surroundings using the Layar app.  

  1. Start the app.
  2. Touch the Layar icon at the top left.
  3. Select Geo Layers from the menu that appears.
  4. Select Search layers.
  5. Type 'taupo' in the search box and touch the magnifying glass to search.
  6. Our Layer "Taupo" will appear, select it.
  7. Select a category by touching "What are you looking for?", or simply touch Apply at the bottom of the screen.
  8. Hold your device up vertically and point it around you. You will see icons appear for points of interest.

Selecting any of the points of interest that are shown will take you to a relevant webpage to find out more information.  It is also a handy way to navigate the resort.