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Famous New Zealand Activities

True New Zealand adventures or explorations in the Lake Taupo region to keep you biting your nails and very busy.

New Zealand Riverjet

At NZ Riverjet we specialise in the extraordinary Jet Boating experience. With tours ranging from 1 hour to 5.5 hours, we offer our clients the opportunity to experience a true, kiwi, iconic adventure. Take in the wonders of Orakei Korako, rated as one of the world's top 5 Geothermal Parks or conquer The Squeeze, one of NZ's highest-rated Jet boat Excursions. All tours include guided stopovers, incredible destinations and a 30 min thrill ride. 5 Star Trip Advisor Activity

Scenic Blast - 60 minutes

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Skiing at Mt Ruapehu !

Experience New Zealand's TWO largest ski areas, Whakapapa and Turoa, unique ski fields in New Zealand!

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Taupo Tandem Skydiving

New Zealand's first tandem drop zone, Taupo Tandem Skydiving has been operating since1992.  With more than 180,000 passengers since then, you couldn't be in safer hands.

Their Tandem Masters have clocked up tens of thousands of jumps, and Tandem Master Brad has even been the star of an MTV show.

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Wairakei 9 Hole Golf Course

Wairakei 9 hole golf course is perfect for very casual golfers and beginners.

The course is a par 34, with the longest hole measuring 366 metres, it is an easy-walking course set amongst lovely scenery and mature trees.

It is very affordable and provides a great opportunity to give golf a go.

There is equipment available to hire.

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Taupo Golf Club

Taupo Golf Club has two 18 hole golf courses, ‘Centennial’ is their championship course it is an inland lynx layout and ‘Tauhaura’ is a park like course slightly shorter and wider off the tee.

Visitors are welcome to play in club days, Ladies Tuesday and Saturday, Men’s Wednesdays and Saturdays, booking a tee time in advance is recommended as the courses get busy with sponsor days and tournaments.

From time to time they have mid-week specials on their website.

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Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary

Wairakei is a lush parklands golf course, it is a fair test of golf. With big greens, established trees and with a great layout it makes it very playable for the average golfer.

It is a good walking course so a cart is not necessary. It is a sanctuary for birdlife with a predator fence around the boundary, the course is now home of many Kiwis.

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Rock’n Ropes

There is a tremendous sense of personal achievement, confidence and camaraderie with this type of activity.

If you are not sure of your fitness levels or your fear of heights, anyone from the age of 7 can take part at Rock’‘n Ropes, their half day package is the most popular with a progression of six exhilarating high ropes course activities. Rock’n Ropes is suitable for individuals, couples and groups.

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Helisika

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

Helisika offers fast and convenient access to remote terrain from its Poronui Ranch base at the edge of the Kaimanawa National Park.

With exclusive access to more than 60 private hunting blocks, Helisika offers a hunting and fishing experience that's second to none.

With 24 years' experience under their belts, Helisika pilots offer a safe, reliable service with the benefit of extensive local knowledge.

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Rapids Sensation

Rapids Sensation are a one stop adventure shop with kayaking, mountain biking and rafting trips on offer.

Their two signature kayaking trips are to the Maori Rock Carvings and down the Waikato River both have stunning scenery and are good half day activities.

The rafting trips are grade two which are ideal for families and beginners.

Rapids Sensations are based near Huka Falls and the best mountain bike tracks in town with half and whole day hire options available.

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Taupo's Floatplane

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. You can enjoy spectacular views from the seat of a high wing Cessna 206.

Advanced bookings will ensure your preferred time, particularly through the summer months.

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Pages

The Kinloch Golf Club
Skiing at Mt Ruapehu !
Hukafalls Jet
New Zealand Riverjet
Ernest Kemp Cruises
Lake Taupo Hole In One Challenge
Chris Jolly Outdoors
Huka Prawn Park
Taupo Bungy
Taupo Mini Golf
Taupo's Floatplane
Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park
Rapids Sensation
Rapids JET
Helisika
Trout Catching with White Striker Charters
Rock’n Ropes
Big Sky Parasailing
Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary
Taupo Jet Ski Hire
Taupo Golf Club
Adrift Outdoor Guided Adventures
Wairakei 9 Hole Golf Course
Sail Barbary
Taupo Tandem Skydiving