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There are plenty of tours, attractions and things to do in Taupō and Rotorua. So if you’re
wondering what to do in Taupō on your next trip to the area, we’ve compiled a short list of the
best operators for you to choose from.
Tongariro River Rafting Turangi, Southern Lake Taupo
Explore the Tongariro River with the area’s most experienced rafting company.All of Tongariro
River Rafting guides are fully trained rafting professionals, their equipment is top quality and the
company is 100% compliant with all safe rafting requirements. NZ owned and operated,
Tongariro River Rafting also offers fishing, kayak and mountain bike options, and a range of
packages and camping options.
Live life on the edge at New Zealand’s most incredible bungy site. The Waikato River Valley site
features the world’s first cantilever platform and a ‘splash cam’ to capture all the heart stopping
Huka Prawn Park
Love prawns? Then, you’ll love the Huka Prawn Park explore, learn, play and dine on the
banks of the beautiful Waikato River home of Shawn the Prawn.
Explore the dramatic landscape of New Zealand’s North Island from above with a Inflite
Highly trained pilots fly from Taupō, Wellington City, Palmerston North, Rotorua, Nelson,
Greymouth and Christchurch.
Their helicopter tours feature powerful volcanoes, geothermal thermal reserves, dramatic alpine
and wilderness scenery and the best of New Zealand’s iconic landmarks and pristine
Taupō Tandem Skydiving
Take in the amazing scenery of Lake Taupō and the Tongariro National Park at 15,000ft, with the
original, and currently the biggest tandem skydiving operator in New Zealand and the world.
Lake Taupō Hole In One
Test your swing on the shores of Lake Taupō with this amazing Hole in One Challenge. Strike it
lucky and walk away with one of the great prizes on offer.
Totally Taupō - Together, Taupō at its Best!
Create your ideal travel package for your next trip to the Lake Taupō region. Totally Taupō work with
Chris Jolly Outdoors, Infite Helicopters and Hukafalls Jet to deliver a range of bespoke packages that are
perfect for team bonding, work getaways and corporate entertainment.
Hukafalls Jet is located in the Wairakei Tourist Park, just 10mins north of the Great Lake. We
are fortunate to have many other tourism operators right on our doorstep in the park. To check
out how you can spend a whole day in the neighbourhood, have a look at the website
There’s a lot going on on a New Zealand farm, and now is your chance to experience it all.
Agrodome is the awesome theme park that offers visitors a range of fun and incredible hands-on activities, including the famous Sheep Show.
Discover the local wildlife at New Zealand’s best wildlife park. Follow the trail through the habitats and aviaries, and meet some of the extraordinary animals and native birds. A guided
kiwi conservation tour is a must for first time visitors to Rainbow Springs.
Rotorua Central Park and Regions
Just a short drive from Rotorua are some of New Zealand’s most stunning attractions. Fishing,
skiing, golfing, pampering or biking, with pristine lakes, lush forests and dramatic mountains as
your backdrop, there’s nowhere else quite like Rotorua.
Spaceships Campervan Hire NZ
The best way to explore the incredible New Zealand landscape is in a Spaceships Campervan.
Hit the open road in a custom camper packed with features. Pick up and drop off from
Christchurch and Auckland.
Stray New Zealand Bus Travel
Stray off the beaten track with a backpacker tour of New Zealand. Uncover local favourites and
alternative attractions, and take advantage of the Hopon, Hopoff bus to stay and play as long
as you like.
Create the perfect New Zealand travel package for less with KiwiWay.
The Great New Zealand Travel Guide
Need help planning your next trip to New Zealand? The Great New Zealand travel guide has All
your New Zealand travel and tourism sites in one handy place.
NZ’s original hopon, hopoff bus operator will deliver you to the action, adventure and culture.
However you do it, is up to you.
If you’re planning a trip to the region, you’ll find plenty of tourist hotels, motels, B&Bs and more in Taupō.