Mount Tongariro, Taupo Region, New Zealand

Taupo Winter Holiday Fun

The Taupō Region is one of New Zealand's favourite winter playgrounds, not only do we have the great ski fields, Whakapapa and Turoa, right on our doorstep there's also plenty to do off the mountains.

Taupō DeBretts provides the perfect accommodation base for your winter holiday and our units are geothermally heated to keep you nice cosy on those cold winter nights. As guests you will also receive discounted admission to our natural mineral hot pools and many of our accommodation deals include free passes. Our warm water playground and hydroslides also provide great winter fun for the whole family.

Winter Tongariro alpine crossing

Experience New Zealand’s rugged and beautiful landscape on the world-renowned Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks. Be guided by the best with Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures.

The Tongariro alpine crossing

Ruapehu District - Central Plateau - North Island of New Zealand

The Tongariro Crossing walking trek in New Zealand’s world heritage Tongariro National Park in the central North Island is one of the most scenic walks in New Zealand and is an absolute must do on any trip to New Zealand.

Taupo Activities - Volcanic Activity Centre

The Volcanic Activity Centre is a fun, hands-on and educational way to learn all about the Central Plateau and the earth's volcanic forces.

Taupo Float Plane

There is nothing quite like taking off and landing on the water, Taupo’s Floatplane offers a range of scenic flights over various points of interest around Taupo and National Park region.

Taupo Activities - Helisika Hunting & Fishing Charters

See the breathtaking wilderness that is the Lake Taupo region as you've never seen it before with Helisika Hunting & Fishing Charters.

White Water World is the world's first 4D rafting adventure. Take a virtual ride down NZ's most scenic rivers, plunge off waterfalls and feel the rush from running the rapids

Mind Junction, Taupo

Mind Junction is an excellent family fun activity with a range of different activities including a giant maze, minigolf, a variety of simulators and much more.