Flightseeing at its best! Discover NZ’s most scenic & spectacular vistas. Enjoy a unique flightseeing experience over Tongariro National Park, the Bay of Plenty and, of course, Great Lake Taupo! Scenic flights by seaplane are a magical way of gaining$109 - $870
New Zealand's Highest Water Touch Bungy Jump - located 47 metres (154 feet) above the Waikato River, check out the stunning views before taking the plunge into or towards the crystal clear waters below. Only 5 minutes from Taupo township.$180 - $360
Come fly 1000 ft. above Lake Taupo and see New Zealand's most beautiful lake from a bird's eye view. Feel secure that you are with the most experienced parasail crew and the finest vessels in the industry. 100% safety record.$95 - $115
The magical waters of the Tongariro River provide one of nature's finest, fun-filled roller coaster rides. Navigate over 60 rapids with an expert guide at the helm. Safety and 'oarsome' fun are our priority. Plus, keep an eye out for the native whio.$145
Wairakei Resort Taupo believes in providing visitors to Taupo with a one-of-a-kind geothermal experience.$125 - $250
Wellesley Hotel on Lake Taupo offers a fantastic lakefront location, with a choice of unique hotel rooms, a range of conference and special function facilities and an exceptional bar and restaurant providing fresh and local produce.$79 - $209
We are an affordable motel in Taupo. We have an assortment of motel and backpacker type cabin units. The motels are fully self contained.$40 - $255
An extremely comfortable Taupo holiday house only a 30 seconds walk from the lake edge. Spacious, warm and welcoming, nestled in beautiful trees on a quiet lane, with native birds all around, this is the perfect escape for families and friends.$450 - $595
Relax with a Massage or All Natural Facial at Southern Lake Taupo's only day spa or join us for one of our regular Yoga or Pilates classes. Private classes also available on request.$10 - $140
Want to get out and see some cool things? Join us for a scenic tour to some of Taupo's most scenic spots including Orakei Korako Geothermal Area. Great alternative for those closed days on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing or Mt Ruapehu!$89
Silica Rapids is a short easy walk in the UNESCO dual World Heritage Tongariro National Park.
Steve Yerex has twenty five years experience, fly fishing in the Central North Island, this experience translates to an ability to match the client to the river and the best outdoor adventure for you that he can provide.$350 - $800
Fairbairn House sits high above Lake Taupo in the private Grandview Country Estate at Acacia Bay, Taupo. At 642 metres (2,106 feet) above sea level, the unique elevated position commands extensive and rare views of Great Lake Taupo.$175 - $245
This is the best Grade 2 rafting trip in the country and is a great, safe way to experience the thrill of rafting. This rafting adventure is all about having fun while travelling through the beautiful reaches of the lower Tongariro River.$134
Turoa Ski Area lies on the southwestern slopes of Mount Ruapehu. It has the longest vertical descent of any ski area in Australasia and also boasts New Zealand’s highest chairlift - the Highnoon Express.
The 85km long Timber Trail is a unique mountain bike ride across ancestral Māori lands, taking you deep into the ancient Pureora Forest Park in New Zealand's central North Island.
Acapulco Motor Inn offers affordable, comfortable accommodation and is conveniently located near the Lake Taupo edge and town centre.$110 - $420
The trail to the top of Mt Tauhara is a popular hike with locals and visitors. This 2.5km trail climbs to the summit at 1,088 metres, offering panoramic views over Lake Taupo and the central North Island.
A series of trails connecting Taupō town with Huka Falls, Aratiatia Dam, Wairakei Tourist Park and Craters Mountain Bike Park.
Lake Taupo Lodge offers 5 star luxury accommodation with dinner by arrangement. The focus is on gracious living and the six guest suites are luxurious examples of world class accommodation.$495 - $695
To help you plan your trip, here's a list of the best Taupō attractions and activities based on TripAdvisor reviews.