Taupo is one of New Zealand’s most popular tourist destinations, and you don’t have to be there long to see why! Here are a few things to do while visiting the beautiful lake!


There are plenty of adventure activities for the young-at-heart such as skydiving, jet boating, bungy jumping, white water rafting, skiing & snowboarding or attempting the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.


Discover Great Lake Taupo’s scenic highlights, art & culture, geothermal attractions and hot pools.

Fishing & Hunting

Catch a big one in this world-famous trout fishing destination, or test your aim hunting for wild deer, pig and goats.


Taupo is host to many world-class golf courses, mini golf greens and the famous Lake Taupo Hole-in-One Challenge.

Shop, Wine & Dine

Browse in boutique shops and dine in quality cafes and restaurants.

Guided Kayak tours

All trips can be arranged round your ideas and level of fitness. Contact us and ask about the possibilities of creating your own combination of outdoor activities. Duration of the escapes, refreshments/lunch and area of interest are all tailorable to your wishes.

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Walks & Hikes

Soak in the beautiful landscape with walks and hikes to suit all levels.

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The Great Lake Taupo region is a popular year-round biking destination due to its free draining pumice soil.
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Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP)

Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP) is a sport that everyone can enjoy, regardless of your age, ability or size.

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Want to find out more? Check out www.greatlaketaupo.com for free activities and itineraries to keep the whole family busy.

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