Taupo is situated in the Waikato region, and set on the shore of Lake Taupo (New Zealand’s largest lake).
For the adrenaline junkies know that Taupo is the skydiving capital of the world, with the largest commercial drop zone in New Zealand. Jet boat to the base of Huka Falls, or over rapids on the Waikato River, this adventure will get you spinning for sure. In Taupo you can bungy jum and touch the Waikato River on your way down.
Ski at Whakapapa Ski Area, the largest ski field in New Zealand, situated on Mt Ruapehu, an active volcano.
Experience Tongariro Alpine Crossing which is among the most popular day hikes in the country.
Taupo is home to the majestic Huka Falls, the most visited natural attraction in New Zealand.
Other attractions are trout fishing, world class golfing, cycling, kayaking, Maori rock carvings, and more.
Situated in the central Volcanic plateau you will find plenty geothermal activity here. A great place to discover natural hot springs and plenty of spas to be pampered at.
You can find a replica of the famous “Pink and White Terraces”. The on-site spa uses the silica-rich waters, renowned among Maori for their healing and therapeutic properties. Click here to see all spas and hot pools located in Taupo