Family Things To Do in Turangi

Learn about trout at the Tongariro National Trout Centre, take a leisurely rafting trip along the lower Tongariro River, sharpen your putting skills the Mini Golf, climb to your heart’s content at Vertical Assault Climbing Wall or have a relaxing soak in the Tokaanu Thermal Pools.

If you are on a budget, there are plenty of free activities in Turangi, including day walks and mountain biking trails. Playgrounds are located at Te Kapua Park, Te Rangitautahanga Road, Taupahi Reserve and Taupahi Road.

Head up to the Mount Ruapehu ski fields in winter for the ultimate family winter holiday.

Download the Family Things To Do in Turangi brochure or call in at the Turangi i-SITE for further information and maps.

  • Tokaanu Thermal Walk

    Take a short walk around our natural thermal area. See steaming hot mineral pools set in sinter basins, and spluttering mud pots amongst attractive native bush.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Free Turangi Family Activities Volcanic/Geothermal
  • Family Fun Rafting - Tongariro River Rafting

    This leisurely 1 1/2 hour trip down the soft, tumbling waters of the Lower Tongariro brings the magic alive for first time rafters and especially children. You get to paddle and there are rapids to navigate but nothing too wild.

    • Price $85 - $85
    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Rafting Turangi Family Activities Turangi Rainy Days
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  • Vertical Assault

    The Central North Islands premier indoor climbing venue which offers a large range of climbs for all ages and abilities for kids and adults, from 5 meter top ropes to a 21 meter completion standard overhang.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Turangi Rainy Days Turangi Family Activities
  • Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas

    MT RUAPEHU TUROA & WHAKAPAPA - Mt Ruapehu is home to New Zealands two largest ski areas, Whakapapa and Turoa. These two ski areas offer incredible terrain to delight skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.

    • Location Tongariro
    • Activity Ski & Snowboarding Turangi Family Activities
  • Boat, Kayak and SUP Hire Taupo

    Located at the southern end of the lake in Motuoapa Bay, We provide self drive boats, fully equipped and licensed, fishing tackle hire, fishing guides and issue fishing licences.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Turangi Family Activities Turangi Water Sports Water Sports
  • Tongariro Guided Walks

    Tongariro Guided Walks is the Central North Island's leading hiking outfitter, offering guided walks on tracks in and around the Tongariro National Park.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Guided Walks Tongariro Alpine Crossing Walking & Hiking Turangi Family Activities
  • Rafting New Zealand Tongariro Family Fun

    Splash, Crash, Swim & Laugh, this trip is all about having fun, while traveling through the beautiful lower reaches of the Tongariro River. A great journey for families with young children, our more senior of citizens & non english speaking visitors.

    Special Offer

    Valid between:
    28 March 2018 - 3 November 2018

    • Price $89 - $139
    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Rafting Turangi Rainy Days Turangi Family Activities Turangi Water Activities
  • Volcanic Activity Centre

    Turangi’s Volcanic Activity Centre is located at the gateway to the Taupo Volcanic Zone and is a hands-on interactive educational visitor centre that aims to bring the explosive past and present volcanic and geothermal features of this area to life and...

    • Price $7 - $12
    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Family Turangi Rainy Days Volcanic/Geothermal Turangi Family Activities
  • Turangi Paintball

    The game: the object is to outwit and out-manoevre a rival team by capturing their flag, using semi-auomatic paintguns to to tag opposition playersand eliminate them from the game.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Miscellaneous Madness Paintball Turangi Family Activities

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