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Great Lake Explorer


Great Lake Explorer - Hop On Hop Off is a shuttle bus service in Taupo taking you to the local attractions in a convenient tour. There are so many great reasons why visitors come to Taupo, and we want to help show you the best of the region by making local transport even easier for you.

Starting at Taupo i-SITE, the bus will complete circuits of Taupo's main tourist attractions - Huka Falls, Heli-Adventure Flights, Craters of the Moon, Huka Honey Hive, Rock & Ropes, Shooters Golf Range, Huka Prawn Park, Hukafalls Jet, Taupō Wakepark, Wairakei Terraces, Lava Glass, Aratiatia Dam, Huka Falls River Cruise, Mind Junction.

For $30 per day, get unlimited access to the service, hopping on and hopping off, anywhere, anytime during the day.

Opening times

Months of operation
All Year


$30 (Adult)
+64 7 377 8990
+64 7 377 8992
Physical address:
Great Lake Explorer
126B Ruapehu Street, Taupo
Taupō Town
New Zealand