Adventure Activities In Taupo

Looking for an adventure packed holiday? There is an enormous array of Taupo adventures to give you that adrenaline rush.

Jet boating, bungy jumping, skydiving, white water rafting, kayaking, to name a few. For those who love the challenge of the great outdoors – the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Book yourself an adventure holiday today!


The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis. Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealand’s best white water Jet Boat Ride, Rapids Jet. Conveniently located just 15 minutes drive north of Taupo and 50 minutes south of Rotorua, Rapids Jet operates on the biggest rapids for commercial jetboating in New Zealand.


Taupo Kayaking Adventures (TKA) specialises in guided kayaking on New Zealand's largest fresh water lake, Lake Taupo. With unrivalled natural beauty, fascinating history, gourmet outdoor food, and passionate, knowledgeable guides, TKA offer a unique experience to remember.


Operating on this stretch of the river since 1990, Hukafalls Jet has an outstanding record of professionalism and safety. The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.


Tongariro River Rafting has been rafting these waters since 1987. Tongariro River Rafting offer a variety of rafting options for families with little ones or intrepid adventurers wanting multi day excursions. As well as fishing excursions and mountain biking adventures. All rafting guides are experienced, fully trained using top-quality equipment, and are totally committed to your safety and enjoyment.


With our expert tandem SKYDIVING instructors, you'll jump out of the pink aircraft from 12,000 or 15,000 feet and into an incredible freefall over the world's most stunning dropzone. You will experience amazing views of Great Lake Taupo freefalling at 200km/ph. Check out both the east and west coast of NZ and the beautiful mountain ranges of Tongariro National Park.


Join thousands of jumpers from around the world that have taken the plunge with Taupo Bungy. Located just minutes from town and in the Waikato River valley upstream of Huka Falls. Special jump prices available.

Plan your holiday with us

We have accommodation options to suit all types of travellers. We are located close to Taupo city centre, and we are right on the edge of Lake Taupo, giving you direct lake access.

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Cascades Lakefront Motel

303 Lake Terrace,
Two Mile Bay,
 phone(+67 378 3774)

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