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Activities and Must Do in Taupo

Bordering the largest lake in New Zealand, Taupo is a great place to get some adrenaline activities under your belt without breaking the bank. There are multiple companies which offer great value skydives with amazing views over the lake. There is also the best bungy in the North Island.
Sail Fearless
Be a PIRATE for the day from just $29!
Sail Fearless (Cruises, Sailing & Parasailing)
The pirate-themed Sail Fearless is the not-so-buried treasure of Great Lake Taupo. So come on board Fearless for simply the best sailing experience to the Maori Rock Carvings.
  • Early Bird Special $29. All other trips come with *free pizza, beer & wine $49
  • Take in the beauty & thrill of a scenic journey to the Maori rock carvings
Taupo Tandem Skydiving
Only $339 for 15,000ft
Taupo Tandem Skydiving (Skydiving & Skyjump)
We are the original tandem drop zone in New Zealand, and have been skydiving over the beautiful Lake Taupo region since 1992.
  • $249 for 12,000ft, $339 for 15,000ft – Camera discounts available online!
  • Qualmarked, HD footage, USBs available, free Taupo transport, YouTube uploads
Skydive Taupo
Free transfer from/to Rotorua
Skydive Taupo (Skydiving & Skyjump)
Combining the traditional Maori hospitality with the thrill-seek Kiwi way, these guys will take you on an incredible journey above the most stunning drop zone in New Zealand.
  • 12,000ft: $279 and 15,000ft: $359
  • Courtesy limo service within Taupo. Free transport from Rotorua
Taupo Bungy
Taupo Bungy
Boasting the worlds' first cantilever platform and the countries' highest water touch bungy jump
Bungy
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River Valley Rafting
River Valley Rafting
Witness remarkable landscapes in the safe hands of a highly experienced team.
White Water Rafting
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Taupo Hot Springs
Taupo Hot Springs
With 2 huge mineral pools surrounded by landscaped gardens, Taupo Hot Springs is the perfect spot to relax and soothe those tired & aching muscles!
Spas & Relaxing
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Hukafalls Jet
Hukafalls Jet
Hukafalls Jet in Taupo is the only jet boat company permitted to take you to the base of the mighty Huka Falls.
Jet Boating
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Rafting New Zealand
Rafting New Zealand
If you're considering white water rafting, North Island's rafting capital, Turangi near Taupo, is the place to come.
White Water Rafting
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