Great Lake Taupo Adventure Activities

Great Lake Taupo is the adventure capital of the North Island of New Zealand. There is no shortage of adrenalin-fuelled activities for thrill-seeking travellers.

For the ultimate buzz, test your limits with a skydive, bungy jump, parasail or jet boat. Grab your mates and white water raft the Tongariro River, mountain bike the Great Lake Trail. For the petrol heads, race the clock at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in a V8 or single seater racing car.

Adrenalin Highlights


Skydiving over Great Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake, is awe-inspiring. Coast to coast views above the Central Plateau, the snow-capped volcanoes of the Tongariro National Park and beautiful Lake Taupo all create some stunning freefall views. Find out more about skydiving here.

Bungy jumping

Taupo has New Zealand’s highest water touch bungy jump, located 47-metres above the crystal-clear Waikato River. Find out more about bungy jumping in Taupo here.

Jet boating

Race through stunning New Zealand scenery at dizzying speeds while bracing yourself for the 360 spins. Rapids Jet is New Zealand’s best jet boating experience in big rapids, and Hukafalls Jet will take you right to the base of Huka Falls. Find out more about jet boating in Taupo here.

Whitewater rafting

The Tongariro River is home to New Zealand’s best rafting adventures, with trips for all levels - from beginners to expert. Find out more about white water rafting here.
Gather up your courage and start ticking off your bucket list!
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