Taupo Bungy 
Take the Plunge Located in the Waikato River Valley upstream of the world renowned Huka Falls, Taupo Bungy is New Zealand's most scenic bungy site, with stunning cliff faces and ...

Huka Falls Rd, Wairakei Park, PO Box 1475, Taupo
Enjoy a day of fun and adventure at Huka Prawn Park. Over 6 hectares of entertainment and fun just waiting to be discovered and over 200,000 prawns, waiting for your fishing hook! ...

Hukafalls Jet 
Hukafalls Jet in Taupo, offers a unique combination of excitement and natural beauty. A 30min thrilling jet boat ride in the hands of a down-to-earth, funny professional jet boat driver who can make a jet boat do things you would never believe possible. The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs. Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls - New Zealand's most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.

Taupo Museum
A vibrant museum including Maori treasures and a wide selection of exhibits related to fishing, the timber industry and the volcanic geology of the Lake Taupo region. There is a large art gallery with changing exhibitions of contemporary New Zealand art (all for sale). A unique New Zealand garden capturing the essence of the central North Island called 'Ora - Garden of Wellbeing' is a fabulous addition to the museum. This is the gold medal-winning garden (Chelsea Flower Show 2004) and includes steaming silica terraces, native plants and a native birdsong sound track.
Visit Taupo Museum for a unique blend of heritage and culture celebrating the Taupo region. There is all day convenient parking close to the main Taupo shops, Rose Garden and picturesque Boat Harbour. Museum entry (includes Ora Garden): Adults: $5; Senior Citizens and Students: $3; Children (school age and under): free; Taupo District residents: free with ID. Open daily from 10am to 4.30pm (closed Good Friday and Christmas Day).

AC Baths Taupo
AC Baths is a thermal swimming complex the whole family can enjoy. Visit in any weather. Has facilities for every member of the family. Located right next door to the Taupo Events Centre. The AC Baths features a huge outdoor leisure pool that links to an indoor leisure pool. Come and make a big splash at the new-look AC Baths thermal swimming complex in Taupo. Following a $7.75m refurbishment, the complex includes hydro-slides, toddler pools, private thermal pools and competition and training pools.

Whakapapa (Mt Ruapehu)
Location - 364km from Auckland, 341km from Wellington Stay - Whakapapa Village, National Park 26km, Horopito 33km, Ohakune 61km, Tokaanu 53km, Taupo 107km

  • Season - mid-June to November
  • Vertical descent - 675m
  • Skiable area - 550ha
  • Chairs, Tows - 1 quad express chair, 1 quad chair, 5 double chairs, 4 T bars, 4 platters, 6 rope tows
  • Other - Hire, lessons, creche. The country's largest developed ski area. Adventurous skiing for all levels on a multitude of runs. Warm, very late season.

Turoa (Mt Ruapehu)
 - 366km from Auckland, 317km from Wellington

  • Stay - Ohakune 17km, Horopito 33km, National Park 52km, Taupo 152km
  • Season - early June to end October
  • Vertical descent - 720m
  • Skiable area - 400ha
  • Chairs, Tows - 2 quad chairs, 2 triple chairs, 3 T bars,
    4 platters
  • Other - Hire, lessons, cafes. One of New Zealand's largest
    fields, with a lift capacity of over 12,500 skiers per hour. Ideal
    for families, with runs for skiers of all abilities

Looking For Accommodation In Taupo?

Visiting Taupo and looking for Taupo accommodation? See Wotif.co.nz and their range of hotel accommodation in Taupo.

Catelli's Motel and Conference Accommodation - www.catellis.co.nz

Great Lake Taupo Holiday Park - www.greatlake.co.nz

Mt Ruapehu Accommodation - www.plateaucentral.co.nz