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Enjoy two mineral pools, three hydroslides, children’s water play-ground, private pools and day spa.
Cruise, sail or kayak to this extraordinary contemporary artwork towering 14m above Lake Taupo. Daily trips available.
View bees, taste honey, mead and ice cream, take a guided tour and be tempted by an impressive array of 100% pure NZ honey and unique gifts.
Experience the thunder of the Huka Falls close-up onboard a purpose-built riverboat. Scheduled daily cruises, rain or shine.
Relax in the thermal and therapeutic waters from the Tokaanu Stream. Outdoor and private pools available. Perfect for the whole family.
Discover the heritage of local iwi Ngāti Tūwharetoa, view a 15m waka crafted from a single log, discover changing exhibitions and shop for unique gifts.
This locally owned cinema complex features five picture theatres and a quaint lounge cinema. Check online for session times.
Indoor pool complex featuring four heated pools with a 25m lane pool, learners and toddlers’ pools and new aquatic climbing wall.
Home to a myriad of fun and interactive activities including a giant maze, LEGO display, discovery centre and mini golf. Suitable for all ages.
Discover beautiful bays and secret fishing spots with your own private fishing tour on Lake Taupo. No experience necessary.
This quirky Austrian-themed Bier Kafe and brewery offers tours, beer tastings, meals and giftware shop.
Leap from the only cliff-top bungy in the country or try the swing, solo or tandem above the aquamarine waters of the Waikato River.
Bathe in mineral and silica enriched thermal pools uniquely situated below magnificent silica terraces and waterfall. Adults only.
Explore boutique shopping in Taupo’s town centre. Covered footpaths with designer boutiques, specialty shops, outdoor stores, jewellers and more.
Our region’s libraries run holiday activities for kids, have free Wi-Fi access and books can be borrowed by out of town visitors.
The AC Baths is a thermally heated, all-weather, family friendly pool complex with cafe and hydroslides.
Master your swing in one of the 19 covered driving range bays. Archery available for ages 10+ and Bubble Soccer available by appointment.
Soothe your body and soul with a massage, facial or beauty treatment at one of the many luxurious and award-winning beauty salons and day spas.
Visit the 'Worlds Coolest McDonald’s', and dine inside a decommissioned DC3 plane that is part of the store. You can even view the cockpit!
Dip your toes in an area of natural geothermal activity at Taharepa Reserve or dig in the sand to create small hot pools.
Pack your picnic basket, bottle of wine or cheeseboard, and head out on Lake Taupo in your own eco-friendly donut boat. The electric engine boats are covered with open sides, seat up to six and are very easy to use, cruising up to five knots.