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Get the competitive juices flowing with a round of mini golf at Taupo Mini Golf. Conveniently located right in the middle of the city centre, Taupo Mini Golf is open every day, except for Christmas Day, 9am - 8pm during summer and 9am - 5.30pm during winter. Get a whole in one on the 18th hole and you get a free round!
Maori Rock Carving Cruise
On the north west side of Lake Taupo on the cliffs of Mine Bay, there are Maori rock carvings carved in likeness of Ngatoroirangi, a navigator who guided the Tuwharetoa and Te Arawa tribes to the Taupo area. The 10-metre-high carving is intended to protect Lake Taupo from volcanic activities underneath. Earnest Kemp Cruises have two hour cruises leaving three times a day October - April and twice a day May - September.
If you are looking for a relaxing day, consider a trip to AC Baths. Open every day except for Christmas Day, the complex features indoor and outdoor 25m pools, two hydroslides, a tarzan swing, four private thermal mineral pools, a sauna and a café. All the pools are thermally heated using natural hot water, promising a relaxing and enjoyable day out for the whole family.
If you have thrill seekers in your family, chances are a bungy jump will be on the bucket list. Why not take the plunge these school holidays and visit Taupo Bungy. Centrally located and open every day except for Christmas, Taupo Bungy offers a range of exciting tandem and single options for your bungy experience.
Situated on the water's edge with spectacular uninterrupted views of Lake Taupo, ‘The Cove’ offers spacious and modern family friendly accommodation suitable for families of all sizes
To make the most of your stay ensure that you book one of the exquisite Premium Spa Suites overlooking Lake Taupo, equipped with a thermally heated hot tub and private balcony. Completely refurbished in 2014 with new luxurious furnishings and fittings, the rooms at The Cove also come with free Wi-Fi and off road parking.
To make a booking or enquire about availabilities please visit The Cove website - www.thecove.co.nz.