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 is a bottleneck of the Waikato River that creates a fast flowing waterfall. There are short hiking paths and several lookouts on either side of the river. There's ...

  • 2
    Taupo Tandem Skydiving

    Taupo Tandem Skydiving

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

    the best thing I ever did! instructors are very good.

  • 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, New Zealand's largest lake, lies in a caldera created by an erupting volcano. The lake is popular for water sports, trout fishing, and Maori rock carvings. It is ...

  • 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

    Beautiful terraced outdoor pools. No children allowed

  • 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, Harbour 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

    The Taupo Market is held on the first Saturday of each month. It's located by the riverside on Redoubt Street. Come hungry because a lot of the adorable little food ...

  • 8
    Craters of the Moon

    Craters of the Moon

    Ranked #8 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 ...

  • 9
    Reids Farm Recreation Reserve

    Reids Farm Recreation Reserve

    Ranked #9 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 ...

  • 10
    Taupo Bungy

    Taupo Bungy

    Ranked #10 overall in Taupo things to do
    10.01 review
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    Wonderful experience over the Waikato River

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