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Taupo, Turangi & Tongariro Things To Do

Lake Taupo Activities, Attractions & More

Hukafalls Jet

Hukafalls Jet - The Most Thrilling by Nature

Book yourself a ride on one of New Zealand's most...

Cruise Hunt Trout Fish Taupo

Chris Jolly Outdoors Scenic Cruises

Chris Jolly Outdoors, Lake Taupo offers a fabulous catamaran scenic...

White Water World Taupo

Whitewater World River Adventure HQ

Through the 4D cinema you can experience the best adventure...

9 Hole Golf Course

Wairakei Resort Public 9 Hole Golf Course

The Wairakei Resort 9-hole public golf course is a par...

Ernest Kemp Cruises

Ernest Kemp Scenic Cruises

Cruise with us across stunning Lake Taupo to view the...


Tongariro River Rafting

Book online and save on Fuel. Save up to 20cents...


Orakei Korako Cave & Thermal Park

Cross the beautiful Waikato River between Rotorua and Taupo and...

Maori Rock Carving's Cruise

Sail Barbary Scenic Cruises

Wondering what to do in Taupo this summer? Barbary’s sail...

Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Journey high above the spectacular Lake Taupo region with views...

Skydive Taupo


There are plenty of adventure activities for the young-at-heart such as skydiving, jet boating, bungy jumping, white water rafting, skiing & snowboarding or attempting the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Wairakei terraces


Discover Great Lake Taupo’s scenic highlights, art & culture, geothermal attractions and hot pools.

Biking W2K


The Great Lake Taupo region is a popular year-round biking destination due to its free draining pumice soil.

Trout fishing

Fishing & Hunting

Catch a big one in this world-famous trout fishing destination. Also popular with hunters for wild deer, pig and goats.

Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary


Great Lake Taupo is host to many world-class golf courses, mini golfs and the famous Lake Taupō Hole-in-One Challenge.


Taupo Shopping

Shop, Wine & Dine

Browse in boutique shops and dine in quality cafes and restaurants. Think village, not vast and impersonal. Fresco, not food hall.


Tongariro Crossing

Walks & Hikes

Soak in the beautiful landscape with walks and hikes to suit all levels.


Sail Boats Lake Taupo

Water-based Activities

Prepare to get wet! Boat charters, lake cruises, jet boats, kayaking, white water rafting, wakeboarding, parasailing, fishing & other water sports.


Winter whakapapa

Winter Activities

Ski, snowboard or play in the snow at the ski fields just an hours drive away.


Living Water Spa - mud treatment

Other Activities

Check out things to do on rainy days, free activities, suggested itineraries, must-dos and health & beauty.


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