FootGolf - Tauhara Golf Course, Taupo
Looking to play a family activity with a difference? This is not quite soccer and not quite golf, but a pretty awesome combination of the two! FootGolf is the fastest growing new... read more
Huka Falls is New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction, and its easy to realise why when you see these falls for yourself. Impressive in their volume and mesmerisingly majestic to watch. This 1/2 hour experience with Hukafalls Jet, which is the only jet boat company operating on this section section of the Waikato River and permitted to take you right up to the base of Huka Falls; will have you jet boating past native bush, sheer rock walls and natural hot springs. Combined with their trademark 360° spins, your family with all these thrills, fun and excitement, will be calling out for more! Hukafalls Jet is most definitely a 'must-do family' activity when visiting Taupo.read more
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- Location: 200 Karetoto Road, Wairakei Tourist Park, Lake Taupo, New Zealand
Chris Jolly Outdoors
Our daily Scenic Cruises have become a must-do for visitors to the Taupo region. Free tea/coffee and hot/homemade muffin included. Colouring-in competition for the kids. Skippers Certificate for the kids. Great family rates. Plus all our launches are fully enclosed so you will stay warm and dry and still get fantastic photo opportunities of the Maori rock carvings and the snow-capped mountains in the World Heritage Tongariro National Park.read more
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- Location: Boat Harbour, Ferry Road/Redoubt Street, Taupo
Ernest Kemp Cruises
Join us and cruise one of the worlds largest freshwater Volcanic craters, Lake Taupo. The carvings are only accessible by boat, have your camera ready we will get you the closest! Informative and interesting commentary. Suitable for all weather cruising, the Ernest Kemp has seating inside and out. Complimentary tea or coffee. Family pass includes 2 adults and up to 4 children.read more
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- Location: 65 Redoubt St, Taupo
Tongariro River Rafting
Gentle Family Floats - this leisurely 1½ hour trip down the soft, tumbling waters of the Lower Tongariro brings the magic alive for first time rafters and especially children. You still get to paddle and there are some small rapids to navigate but nothing too wet or wild. Minimum age: 3 yearsread more
For a little more adrenalin pumping white water action, you can check out their 1/2 day Tongariro River Journey. Minimum age: 10-12 years* conditions apply.
Huka Prawn Park
See prawns! Hug prawns! Fish for prawns! Eat prawns! On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo town centre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. There really is something for everyone at New Zealand’s only Prawn Park!read more
Taupo Kayaking Adventures
Enjoy a half day kayak with Taupo Kayaking Adventures exploring the secluded Rock Carvings as you paddle below native bush, past steep cliffs and enjoy mini inlets that can only harbour a kayak. No experience is necessary, all trips are guided and full instruction is given. Children U12 years, must be accompanied by an adult.read more
Rafting New Zealand - Mohaka Family Fun
The Wilderness Mohaka Family Fun adventure is one the entire family can enjoy and an awesome introduction to the thrill of River Rafting. A half day adventure – spend 2 hours on the river, rafting through gentle rapids and beautiful scenery. Swim or drift through the pools & hear the legends of the area told to you by your professional “Kiwi” river guide while enjoying on river snacks.read more
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- Location: 41 Ngawaka Place,Turangi
Taupo Wake Park
Need a boat to wakeboard right? WRONG! Come and visit the crew at Taupo's Anarchy Wakeboarding Park, an overhead cable to tow you around our man made pond.read more
Surrounded in thermal springs. The 2 tower system is more progressive than other 5-6 tower systems, an operator has an eye on you at all times, so no more swimming to the side and wasting all that time and energy walking back to the dock.
Nestled in the heart of the Wairakei Tourist Park, which sits alongside the iconic Waikato River, Anarchy Wakeboarding Park is the place to learn, develop and push boundaries either by strapping a board to your feet, or try something new like wakeskating or skiing.
If you are beginner we guarantee to get you wakeboarding quickly, with the help of a radio helmet we can speak to you the whole time you are out on the water. If you are a pro, we can organise advanced lessons to get your skills to the next level
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- Location: 201 Karetoto Road, Wairakei Tourist Park, Taupo
Shoot through a narrow canyon, be exhilarated by spins on crystal clear waters, spot a trout and surf the pressure waves of the awesome Nga AwaPurua rapids. Take time to view the amazing surrounds of Aratiatia Scenic Reserve, and learn about the wildlife and history of the area with your Kiwi owner/drivers Rusty, Jimmy and Gazza. Our 35 minute blast guarantees an adrenaline rush! Since 1993, over 140,000 passengers aged 5-89 years have safely experienced the thrill of real white water jet boating with Rapids Jet.read more
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- Phone: 07 374 8066
- Location: Nga Awa Purua Rd, off Rapids Rd Aratiatia, Taupo
Sail Fearless Maori Rock Carving Tours
Come on board Fearless for simply the best sailing experience on Great Lake Taupo. This is the more intimate cruise option to the famous Maori Rock carvings, with sleek lines and a maximum of only 18 passengers.read more
Guests can relax on beanbags and snuggle under blankets, or give the crew a hand.
The pirate-themed Sail Fearless has got to be the not-so-buried treasure of Great Lake Taupo . With a heart of gold and extensive knowledge of the region, lake and notoriously quick-tempered weather of New Zealand it is no wonder Fearless (David) has won so many awards for his affordable cruises.
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- Location: Berth 14(boat#14) 65Redoubt st , Lake Taupo Marina, Taupo
Discover the Maori Rock Carvings on a Taupo Cruise, from our classic, eco-friendly yachts.read more
For a truly unique sailing experience – Sail Barbary to the Maori Rock Carvings.
We invite you to make yourself at home on our lovingly restored two classic white sailing yachts. Our skipper and crew will make your sailing trip aboard the vessels that have proudly entertained locals & visitors to the region for over 30 years one to remember. Soak up the sun or roll up your sleeves, you can take the wheel, help hoist the sails or just sit back and enjoy the view. You are even welcome to B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) prepared food and beverages (R18 for alcohol).
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- Location: Berths 9 & 10, Redoubt Street,, Taupo Boat Harbour, Taupo