Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Taupo Bungy - AJ Hackett Bungy NZlink

Sonya Warne
+64 7 3765682
+64 27 277 8835
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

Toes over the edge, you’re about to leap from NZ’s only cliff-top Bungy. The cantilever platform positions you high out and over the crystal clear waters of the Waikato River – where you can jump solo or tandem with a friend. Choose to be dunked or go dry, however you take the plunge, this is an adrenalin-fuelled thrill you’ll never forget.

SAFETY COMES FIRST – ALWAYS. This experience is owned and operated by AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand, we’ve been doing Bungy and other adventurous stuff for 30 years and our crew is the most experienced in the world. Our impeccable safety record puts your safety and wellbeing first. That’s why we will NEVER compromise on safety.

Complimentary transport available.

Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Taupo Swing - AJ Hackett Bungy NZlink

Sonya Warne
+64 7 3765682
+64 27 277 8835
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

Experience the fun and thrills of the Taupo Swing – an exhilarating giant swing over the Waikato River. With speeds of up to 70kph, this full-on ride will have you soaring through the air before swooping out across the river. Swing solo – or with a friend, either way it’s something you’ll want to do again, and again, and again……

SAFETY COMES FIRST – ALWAYS. This experience is owned and operated by AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand, we’ve been doing Bungy and other adventurous stuff for 30 years and our crew is the most experienced in the world. Our impeccable safety record puts your safety – and wellbeing – first. That’s why we will NEVER compromise on safety.

Complimentary transport available.

Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Sail Fearlesslink

Jessica Nesbitt
+64 22 697 1586
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
German

Choose the ecofriendly way and sail to the famous Māori Rock Carvings. Just relax and sunbathe or get involved in hoisting the sails and manning the helm of our unique, pirate flagged sailing boat. This is the perfect fun and adventurous sailing trip for the whole family to discover the fascinating cultural landmark of Lake Taupō. With the most experienced sailing skipper on the lake as captain and the crew working on the lake for many years you are in good hands.
Get away from the crowds and enjoy this more intimate cruise option with a maximum of only 18 passengers.
The trip includes a swimming stop in summer (weather dependent) – we offer the longest swim stop out of any company on the lake.

Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Kindred Spiritlink

Jessica Nesbitt
+64 22 697 1586
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
German

Experience the beauty of a scenic sailing tour to the Māori Rock Carvings, one of the most extraordinary contemporary carvings in the world.
Escape from hectic life for a while and enjoy the breathtaking views around. Listen to our experienced skippers and learn about the history of the lake. Give the crew a hand or just snuggle under some blankets and enjoy the wide selection of drinks. This tour is ideal for everyone with the desire to cruise in superior comfort with a bit more luxury.
As Kindred Spirit offers a faster sailing experience, you will have more time to enjoy the carvings or to take a dip and swim in the crystal-clear waters of the largest freshwater lake in Australasia.

Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Skydive Taupolink

Sarah Officer
+64 21 475 934
+64 21 475 934
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Mandarin, Japanese, French, Spanish, Korean
Adventure Activity registered

With our expert tandem instructors, you'll jump out of our pink aircraft from 12,000, 15,000 or 18,500 feet and into an incredible freefall of 200km/h over one of the world's most stunning dropzones. You can see from the East to the West Coast; from White Island to Taranaki; the gorgeous Tongariro National Park and the clear waters of Lake Taupo. Surrounded by snow tipped peaks, and the clean fresh blue of Lake Taupo, you'll slow from freefall into a safe controlled landing. Skydive Taupo have a great range of photos and video options to choose from and your footage is professionally edited. We offer a FREE pick up in our Skydive Taupo limousine and a FREE return shuttle service from Rotorua.

Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Crafty TROUT Brewerylink

Rebecca Draper-Kidd
+64 7 929 8570
+64 210 2784 543
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

Crafty TROUT Brewery is the world first app-based micro brewery & part of the award winning Smartbrew family with 30 breweries around the globe.
Our Brewery Tour is a personalized all weather option aimed at both educating and entertaining, taking you on a journey through all things related to Craft Beer & the brewing process. Everything is tactile and during the tour you will be seeing, touching, smelling & tasting.
Included in the tour is a 4-beer tasting rack in our Austrian inspired bar above the brewery as well as some tasters from what is in-process during the brewery tour. 14 options on tap to chose from with a majority being Gluten Free.

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Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Adrift Tongarirolink

Stewart Barclay
+64 7 892 2751
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Adventure Activity registered

We are an outdoor adventure company specialising in guided adventures through the Tongariro & Whanganui National Parks including the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing. We are a personal & professional organisation that can tailor our guided adventures to suit your clients' individual needs from 2 hour walks to full-day adventures. We have vast experience in working with people of all ages & abilities. All tours depart from our base, in National Park Village or we can pick up from Taupo, Turangi & Ohakune for a surcharge. We are the only guiding operation that has its own shop, café, bathrooms & retail, this is also for safety reasons and to ensure clients have the appropriate gear & clothing.

Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Tongariro Family Floatlink

Garth Oakden or Natasha Johnson
07 386 6409
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Adventure Activity registered

We’ll whisk you away from town and drive a short distance to the banks of the pristine Lower Tongariro where your adventure begins.

On board your raft, the whole family can pitch in and paddle, or simply sit back and relax while your guide does all the work.

The gentle currents will carry you along with regular areas of small, bouncy splashy rapids – enough to keep you on your toes without scaring your grandma – the kids will love it!

Our awesome highly trained guides are experts at calming any first-time nerves. They’ll keep you entertained and tell you all about the sensational scenery and wildlife you’ll see while you’re floating along.

Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Tongariro Whitewater Raftinglink

Garth Oakden or Natasha Johnson
07 386 6409
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Adventure Activity registered

Unforgettable adventures await as you navigate 60 rapids in a 13km stretch – more rapids in one stretch than anywhere in New Zealand, how cool is that?

The Tongariro River’s grade 3 rapids are perfect for first-time rafters: thrills and spills galore without any extreme drops requiring experience.

Your pulse will be racing and your senses will be overloaded with all sorts of awesome.
When you’re in the moment – just you, your fellow rafters and the thundering water, you’ll truly understand why white water rafting is so so addictive!

We love nothing more than seeing the excitement on your face as you conquer the white water rapids of the Tongariro.

Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Chris Jolly Outdoorslink

Katie Jolly
073780623
0212540760
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, German, French, Spanish
Adventure Activity registered

Chris Jolly Outdoors is Taupo's leading outdoor activity provider offering private charters, daily scenic cruises, guided hiking, corporate adventures, biking and fly fishing. Our company has been around for almost 40 years, and we know how to entertain you in style.
Whatever your bucket list entails, our team of professionals have the expertise to tailor a unique experience for you in the Taupo region.
Whether you are a family, a group or a couple wanting a break away from your busy life, let us look after you in style.
We are a trusted family business who has entertained the best the world has to offer for almost four decades. If you're choosing Taupo, choose us... you'll be glad you did.