18 Things to do in Taupo

Come visit Taupo! Expedia makes it easy to book Taupo tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Taupo for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Taupo sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Taupo attractions.

Whether you travel to Taupo in the spring, summer, fall or winter, Expedia makes it simple to find endless Taupo vacation ideas for any season. You can explore local things to do and popular tourism spots in Taupo, then book a flight, rental car and hotel all with ease.

Exhilarating Water Touch Bungee Jump
Launch yourself off the 154 foot (47 m) cliff-top and hurtle towards the rolling waters of Waikato River for an exhilarating bungee jump experience. Skim the surface with your fingertips or elect for a total plunge, enjoying an adrenaline rush... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$118
per adult

High Velocity Extreme Swing over Waikato River Valley
Feel the adrenaline coursing through your veins as you engage in a swing ride 154 feet (47 m) above the floor of a vast river valley. Cut through the wind at 43 miles per hour (70 km/h) and arc 180... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$83
per adult

Huka Falls Jet Boat Ride
Feel the wind rushing through your hair on this exhilarating 30-minute jet boat ride at Huka Falls. Make sharp turns and heart-stopping 360-degree spins as you maneuver through the Waikato River with your expert driver. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

30 minutes

$80
per adult

Huka Falls, Taupo Lookout & The Squeeze Tour Combo
The Squeeze offers the perfect New Zealand nature experience, letting you shimmy your way through narrow rock passages that have been carved out by water and weather over time. Combine that with visits to Huka Falls and the Taupo Lookout... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$262
per adult

Lake Taupo Brunch Cruise by Chris Jolly Outdoors
Combine a wonderful cruise on the magnificent Lake Taupo with a delicious brunch aboard the Cruise Cat. Absorb the scenery around the lake, admire the Maori rock carvings, and marvel at the snowcapped mountain peaks of the beautiful Tongariro National... Read More
Lake Taupo Floatplane & Fishing Package by Chris Jolly Outdoors
Combine an exhilarating and memorable flight over Huka Falls with a wonderful cruise on Lake Taupo. Enjoy spectacular aerial views of Taupo Bay, Acacia Bay, and Rangatira Point before embarking on a private cruise to admire the picturesque natural bays... Read More

$892
per adult

Lake Taupo Private Fishing Charter
Keep an eye on your line, poised and ready for action, as rainbow and brown trout swirl below considering your bait. Take advantage of expert equipment, professional guidance, and an abundance of fish as you cast your hook into the... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$807
per adult

Lake Taupo Scenic Cruise by Chris Jolly Outdoors
Discover the stunning Lake Taupo aboard the Cruise Cat. Admire natural bays, learn about Maori mythology, and marvel at fabulous views of the snowcapped mountain peaks of the majestic Tongarino National Park. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$31
per adult

Orakei Korako Thermal Reserve & Waikato River Jet Boat Tour
Explore New Zealand's marvels on this tour that takes you to the Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, down the Waikato River, and into the Orakei Korako Thermal Reserve. From geothermal parks to scenic farmlands, discover the beauty of nature as you venture... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$139
per adult

Scenic Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River
Immerse yourself in gorgeous New Zealand forests as you embark on a jet boat ride down the Waikato River, the longest river in the country. Keep your eyes peeled for exotic wildlife as you head downstream, passing through the 164-foot... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours

Free cancellation

$94
per adult

Scenic Tongariro Alpine Crossing Adventure
Experience the awe of the majestic Tongariro National Park, home to New Zealand's most spectacular high-altitude trails. Feel the crisp mountain air as you follow your expert guide across the Tongariro Alpine Crossing for a view of the volcanic landscape,... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$160
per adult

Taupo Fly Fishing Half-Day Experience by Chris Jolly Outdoors
With expert guidance and high-quality gear, experience fly fishing on this exhilarating half-day excursion in Taupo. Feel the thrill as you venture off-road in a 4x4 vehicle to test your technique and lure a trout to take the bait. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$338
per adult

Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride with the Squeeze Hot Spring Waterfall
Cruise through the Tutukau Gorge aboard a speedy jet boat, and then maneuver your way through a series of narrow crevasses and over boulders to reach a naturally heated bathing pool surrounded by geothermal waterfalls. Afterward, hang on as the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$111
per adult

Waikato River Scenic Blast Boat Ride
Experience the beautiful sights and heart-pounding thrills of the Waikato River on this jet boat tour. Pass through the Tutukau Gorge, steaming volcanic banks, and serene farmlands as you cruise down the river, learning about the region from your skilled... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$66
per adult

Waikato River Thermal Jet Boat Safari
Roar through the beautiful the Tutukau Gorge on the emerald water of the Waitako River in a speedy jet boat. Skim along the banks and fly around in circles on your way to the Orakei Korako, where you slow down... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$118
per adult

Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland & Waikato River Jet Boat Tour
Discover the unique and natural wonders of New Zealand on this fun-packed tour. Visit the Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland to explore an active geothermal area, and cruise down the Waikato River for a new perspective of the area. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$118
per adult

Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, Waikato River & The Squeeze Tour
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Waiotapu and the Waikato River on this guided adventure through New Zealand's wonders. Visit geothermal phenomena at Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, cruise down the picturesque Waikato River, and squeeze through tight cliff crevasses to a... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$129
per adult

ZORB Globe Riding Activity
Experience the ZORB Globe: Bounce around inside a 12-foot (3. 6 m) inflatable transparent globe, traveling head-over-heels down a hill. Depending upon your sense of adventure, you may choose either a dry or wet version of this original New Zealand... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

1 day

Free cancellation

$16
per adult

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