Things to do in Taupo

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    Huka Falls

    Huka Falls

    Ranked #1 overall in Taupo things to do
    9.19 reviews
    Hiking and Nature, Waterfall
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    Huka Falls, located only minutes outside of the bustling town of Lake Taupo, is one of the top natural tourist attractions in the North Island. Nearly 40 feet tall, the ...

  • 2
    Taupo Tandem Skydiving

    Taupo Tandem Skydiving

    Ranked #2 overall in Taupo things to do
    10.05 reviews
    Sports
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    I was terrified before I did my jump, but the instructors put you at ease. It was one of the most exhilarating things I have ever done and I’m so ...

  • 3
    Lake Taupo

    Lake Taupo

    Ranked #3 overall in Taupo things to do
    8.45 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withBackpackersWellnessOutdoorsy

    Lake Taupo is your typical lake holiday town. There's running paths along the lake and small boat launches.

  • 4
    Wairakei Terraces

    Wairakei Terraces

    Ranked #4 overall in Taupo things to do
    10.03 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Wellness, Beauty and Spas, Performing Arts, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Historic Site, Guided Tour, Spa or Massage, Concert Hall
    Popular withWellnessSpiritualNightlife

    This place is stunning and a bit of a hidden gem. Hot thermal pools that are amazing to bath in. Spend a good hour walking and marveling at the geothermal ...

  • 5
    Hukafalls Jet

    Hukafalls Jet

    Ranked #5 overall in Taupo things to do
    10.02 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Rental Boats, Sailing
  • 6
    Chris Jolly Outdoors - Head Office

    Chris Jolly Outdoors - Head Office

    Ranked #6 overall in Taupo things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Outdoors, Harbor or Marina
    Popular withOutdoorsy

    Chris Jolly Outdoors, Lake Taupo offers a fabulous catamaran scenic cruise. Take in the amazing sites while you enjoy your COMPLIMENTARY home made muffin and hot cup of tea/coffee!!

  • 7
    Taupo Market

    Taupo Market

    Ranked #7 overall in Taupo things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Shopping, Market
    Popular withFoodies

    Great local market full of fresh local grown food and produce, plus varied interesting stalls. Every Saturday 9-1 by the river opposite Countdown Supermarket

  • 8
    Taupo Bungy

    Taupo Bungy

    Ranked #8 overall in Taupo things to do
    10.01 review
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    Wonderful experience over the Waikato River

  • 9
    Craters of the Moon

    Craters of the Moon

    Ranked #9 overall in Taupo things to do
    6.02 reviews
    Outdoors
    Popular withOutdoorsy

    Craters of the Moon is a geothermal park that's past its prime, by its own admission. Before the nearby geothermal power plant went into operation, the fumeroles and other geothermal ...

  • 10
    Reids Farm Recreation Reserve

    Reids Farm Recreation Reserve

    Ranked #10 overall in Taupo things to do
    8.01 review
    Other, Other

    Reids Farm is a reserve set aside for freedom camping on the Waikato River. There are pit toilets and no other services. There are spots for all sorts of camping ...

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