Taupo Region

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Taupo Region

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Welcome to Tongariro River Rafting sharing our passion since 1987 At Tongariro River Rafting, we’re the most experienced outdoor adventure company on the Tongariro River. We create journeys and share stories, come and join us today.

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Explore the NZ Cycle Trails and mountain bike rides with Tread Routes. We will help you choose the ride that suits you best. Whether you are looking for an easy half day ride or a multi-day epic adventure, Tread Routes will make all the logistics easy.

Umukarikari Track

Kaimanawa Forest Park

Umukarikari Track

Kaimanawa Forest Park

Time: 4-6 hours

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Time: 4 - 5 hr, Distance: 13 km return

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

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Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

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Feel the adrenaline rush!

Welcome to NZ's #1 Rated Skydive on Tripadvisor! Experience the thrill of freefalling above Lake Taupo - the largest lake in Australasia! As you freefall at 200kph, take in views of Mt Doom, crater lakes and the epic coastlines of New Zealand.

Time: Depends on route taken

Warmth among the cold - Spa Park, Taupo

Public access hot river at Spa Park, Taupo

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Bring some cut up potatoes, kumara and pumpkin to the Thermal Walk in Tokaanu. There are some pits in the hot water you can put your food in. Cover, come back in a couple of hours and voila your food is steamed – this is a poia, similar to a hangi but steamed, not smoked.

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Taupō Bungy - Tandem

Bungy - Toes over the edge, you’re about to leap from New Zealand’s only cliff-top Bungy! Experience the fun and thrills of the Taupō Swing – an exhilarating giant swing over the Waikato River!

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Kinloch is another popular beach on the shores of Lake Taupo, a little lake side holiday spot. There is a great mountain biking track that starts from here over the hill to Whakaipo Bay. In the summer there is a good pontoon just off the shore in the lake to jump off.

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Huka Falls - the bigger picture

Huka Falls Walkway

Spa Park to Huka Falls

Huka Falls Walkway

Spa Park to Huka Falls

6 km return | 1h 45 minutes return

Garden Bar

Tihoi Tavern

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tihoi Tavern

Overnight Campervan Parking

Friendly country tavern with good food, cold beer and even better locals...come join us for some fun!