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Make memories will all members of your whānau in the Taupo region; that includes your pets! Your fur friends can join you on so many adventures around town. They can visit the marvellous Ngātoroirangi Māori Rock Carvings with you on the replica steam boat Ernest Kemp, or cruise by your side to the Huka Falls with Huka Falls Cruise. Or for something totally unique, bring your pets along to explore the geothermal wonderland of Orakei Korako Cave & Geothermal Park.
You will never have to leave your fur family members behind while you experience the Taupo region.
With world-class hiking & biking trails throughout the Taupo region, you and your pet can enjoy the incredible scenic landscapes, riverside trails, geothermal wonders, and forest parks together. Take in the stunning natural attractions of Taupo like the Ngatoroirangi Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings, Huka Falls, or Orakei Korako with your canine friend at your side.
Explore and discover craft beer and cider using alpine volcanic water. Tours of the first fully automated brewing system in the world. A perfect indoor activity away from the weather.$40
Hire & drive your own doughnut boat! Our electric powered boats seat 6 & rental sessions are 2 hours long. Pack some drinks & nibbles, & cruise the shoreline of Lake Taupo while enjoying your favorite music via bluetooth speakers.$32.50 - $59.50
Daily scenic cruises to the Maori Rock Carvings onboard the Ernest Kemp, a replica steamboat. Ernest Kemp cruises daily all year round - four times during summer and twice in winter. Enjoy stunning Lake Taupo and the carvings on this 2 hour cruise.$35 - $45
Shuttle transfers for all sections of the Great Lake Trails in Taupo including booking the water taxi transfer from the Waihaha section in the Western Bays of Lake Taupo.$45 - $150
Escape the hectic of life and experience the beauty of the lake and the Māori Rock Carvings on Lake Taupō's largest charter yacht Kindred Spirit with superior comfort.$39 - $69
All day, all weather activity park. A must see Taupo attraction. Bring along the family and get lost in our over 2m high Giant Maze, confuse yourself in the Discovery Centre, marvel at the LEGO Display, get in a round of Mini Golf and more.$5 - $35
Orakei Korako 'The Place of Adorning' - a spectacular Geothermal attraction. Lonely Planet Travellers Guide writes: “ Orakei Korako is arguably the best thermal area left in New Zealand".$42
Taupo has some of the best walking and cycling trails in New Zealand from family friendly lakeside cruising to journeys deep into ancient native forest.