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23 fun things to do in Taupō

Taupō is another of New Zealand’s action sport and tourism hubs and for very good reason. It’s full to the brim with exciting things to do such as kayaking, rock climbing, and boating just to name a few! You won’t be short of activities to do and you also won’t be struggling to find places to relax after you’re knackered from a day of fun. Due to New Zealand’s amazing natural hot springs, there are spas and hot water pools around the city where you can chill out so make sure you bring your trunks!

Things to do in Taupō

FootGolf is one of the newer sports that you will come across in the wonderful Taupo, and you will find it at the largest golf facility in the entire city. With an 18 hole course to play it really does guarantee a …

The exhilarating power of the Hukafalls Jet is an experience you will never forget. You’ll marvel at the incredible water-level views of the spectacular Huka Falls as you slide past cliffs and trees at an incredible 80km an hour in one of …

Some hunt in the hope of securing a fine trophy, some to take home venison and others to just enjoy the thrill of the chase in natural surroundings. Chris Jolly Outdoors has led guided hunting adventures for 40 years. From novices to …

Waikato River, New Zealand’s longest river, is home to the most visited natural attraction in the country – Huka Falls. The best way to experience this mesmerising natural phenomenon is to take a cruise tour with Huka Falls River Tours, enjoying unmatched …

I you want some affordable family fun then head down to Taupo Minigolf for scenic views and putting fun! With a great 18 hole minigolf course that’s suitable for all ages, it’s perfect to challenge your family and friends and see who …

Come and explore a volcanic world of gushing geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud pools and some of the largest and most amazing silica terraces in the world. Wander through the Hidden Valley and visit the thermal Ruatapu Cave which extends more than 36m …

Set in the heart of the North Island of New Zealand is a unique and exciting them park with a twist! This park is a great place to have a day out with the family, learn lots about prawns and have lots …

For the ultimate driving experience in New Zealand don’t look any further than this single seater experience in Taupo! In an driving experience usually reserved for professionals, you’ll be able to get behind the wheel of a proper single seater race car …

Are you looking for the premium rafting experience that new Zealand has to offer? At Rafting New Zealand they have a wide range of rafting activities. Each activity will have a safety briefing and will be guided by an experienced rafter. Each …

Are you a born thrill seeker because if so you have to come to Rock n Ropes and do either the Max Buzz ( which has 6 different activities ranging from easy to challenging), or the Rock Drop ( Which is a …

Taupo Tandem Skydiving have plenty of amazing adventure activities for you to try out, including Tandem Skydiving 18,500 ft over Taupo! In an exhilarating experience, you can explore the breathtaking natural beauty of Taupo, Huka Falls, Tongariro River, Waikato River, Turangi, and …

Experience Taupo’s most thrilling high-speed jet boat ride with Rapids jet, Rapids Jet offers an adrenaline-rushing 35-minute jet boat adventure for the whole family, Rapids Jet promises an exhilarating ride of spins, squeals, and peals of laughter with the odd splash of …

For everyone who enjoys watersports now is the time to come to Taupo Kayaking Adventures and take part in the kayaking where you will be on the absolutely stunning Accacia Bay. During the journey you will paddle; below  the native bushes, past …

This little McDonald’s in the town of Taupō in New Zealand, is – unbelievably -home to a decommissioned 1943 Douglas DC-3 airplane! Tuck in to all your favourite McDonald’s staples in arguably the most unique setting for a McDonald’s on the planet. …