At Central NZ Guiding we love adventure, in fact, we are consumed by it. So if you want to go on an adventure of a lifetime, get in touch today. If you can dream it, we can do it.$100 - $1,000
This short easy walk in the Tongariro National Park is accessible on foot from Whakapapa Village or a short drive to the start of the track.
"Be Fearless" and take an amazing sailing trip on Great Lake Taupo, sailing to the Maori Rock carvings. It's a great affordable and family friendly cruise.$29 - $59
Cruise to the famous Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings and around the picturesque bays of Lake Taupo. A full commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupo. Great for families and those who want comfort on the water$40 - $46
Drive one of the most powerful recreational karts in the world! Open 7 days a week. Kids karts and tandem karts also available.$49 - $125
These two family short easy walks starting from Urchin Campsite at the end of Kaimanawa Road in the Kaimanawa Forest Park are perfect for families.
Pitch the family tent, park the caravan, or campervan, launch the boat, enjoy the family and create holiday memories. Situated on State Highway 1 midway between Taupo and Turangi.$38 - $170
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
At New Zealand Riverjet we specialise in the ultimate jet boating experience. We don’t want to take you for a quick spin, we want to show you a unique glimpse into New Zealand’s history and scenery.$99 - $645
Treat yourself and a special someone to a breathtaking flight over iconic Taupo sights, get the adrenalin pumping with our Totally Taupo Combo or take the ultimate tour over the Tongariro crossing with an exclusive Alpine landing.$99 - $5,000
Hear the songs and stories of ancient Tuwharetoa, participate in interactive Maori performances and traditional games, learn to work the poi and even get your own moko tattoo on this special Lake Taupo Maori culture scenic cruise.$45 - $55
Set in a private conservation estate, Taupo Treetops Lakestay is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature - clarity of air, garden, bush, birdsong, lakeside walks, spectacular liquid gold and cranberry sunsets.$365 - $555
The Oasis Resort is a fabulous lakefront property which is sure to delight the whole family. This absolute lake edge property has it all.$95 - $308
View the Mighty Huka Falls from above! Lakeview Helicopters' experienced pilots will Guide you across Lake Taupo's best scenic attractions and over the Tongariro World Heritage Park.$99 - $699
The Mangakino Hotel offers comfortable hotel accommodation in the heart of the beautiful Waikato region.
Whakapapa Ski Area is New Zealand’s largest ski area with over 65 trails to discover, ranging from beginner and intermediate to extreme.
YHA Taupo offers a range of comfortable, refurbished accommodation including multi-share, female only, double and twin rooms, most with ensuites. YHA Taupo also accommodates families and groups.$23 - $120
Comfortable 4 star lodge, on-site restaurant & bar. Northern gateway to Tongariro National Park. Closest town to the Tongariro Crossing , Fly-fishing guides, whitewater rafting, scenic flights arranged. Free WiFi. Free parking.$125 - $169
Urban is a top rated hostel in New Zealand with a fantastic central location, free Wi-Fi and Internet and a sociable guest bar with cheap drinks everyday. Come and enjoy our fun and relaxed atmosphere!$23 - $80
Relax and sightsee, or for the more adventurous: ride, hike or climb around the Great Lake Trail with easy access to all tracks with Bay2Bay Water Taxi.$40 - $100
To help you plan your trip, here's a list of the best Taupō attractions and activities based on TripAdvisor reviews.