Taupō deals

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Jet boating
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Rapids Jet

Ride the Aratiatia Rapids on the mighty Waikato River. Rapids Jet is the only commercial jet boat operator in New Zealand that takes you over serious white water rapids, so it’s a totally unique experience. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

jet boating
Blue Huka Falls jetboat on the beautiful Waikato River approaching the falls.
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huka falls jet

With 360° turns and a close encounter with the famous Huka Falls, the Huka Falls Jet is adventurous fun for the whole family. Jet boats were designed in NZ, so where better to ride one?


geothermal
Shades of blue, white, yellow and brown at the Orakei Korako geothermal nature park.

Orakei korako

After a short boat trip, you’ll be free to explore Orakei Korako at your own pace. See stunning geothermal pools and striking mineral deposits at this active geothermal park. Learn more.



Promo code: NZTt10

geothermal
Shades of blue, white, yellow and brown at the Orakei Korako geothermal nature park.

Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon is one of the most affordable geothermal parks in the country. Much of it is pram and wheelchair-friendly, with an optional lookout walk for those who want to explore further.

No promo code required

Kayaking
Five kayakers preparing to go into a rocky bay on Lake Taupo.
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Kayak to Māori carvings

Kayak to the Māori carvings on Lake Taupō. This is a half-day guided tour.

Coupon code: NZTT

Boat trips
Stunning clear water of Lake Taupo with a yellow taxicat boat and a cliff in the background.

Venture Beyond.

Cruise the incredible western bays of Lake Taupō. Boat transfers to/from mountain biking trails are also available. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Boat to carvings
Five kayakers preparing to go into a rocky bay on Lake Taupo.

Chris Jolly

Cruise on a catamaran to see the Māori Rock Carvings, learn about the area’s history and enjoy a homemade muffin and hot drink. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Boat to carvings
The front of a sailing boat on Lake Taupo. Looking out to land with a collection of small bushes.
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Sail Barbary

Sail to the Māori Rock Carvings and learn from your guide. BYO food and beverages or enjoy the bar.

Coupon code: NZTT

skydiving
Three people skydiving over Lake Taupo. Two together while another records them on a camera.

taupō tandem skydiving

Jump from 12,000ft, 15,000ft or 18,000ft high above Lake Taupō. Enjoy stunning views of the nearby volcanoes, including Mt Ruapehu and Mt Ngauruhoe (better known as Mt Doom to LOTR fans). Promo code instructions.

Coupon code: NZTT

e-biking
Two people sitting on their mountain bikes, looking down on the Taupō Prawn Farm and geothermal power station.

FourB Bike hire and tours

Hire an e-bike (or a normal mountain bike) and hit the trails independently or on a guided tour. Shuttle transport also available. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Bungy & swing
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AJ Hackett bungy & swing

The AJ Hackett bungy and swing in Taupō is one of the most scenic jump sites in NZ. Jump from the platform, 47m above the beautiful Waikato River, while your friends and family cheer you on – or rope them into a tandem jump or swing with you!

Hot Pools
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DeBretts Hot Pools

Tucked into a bush-clad valley, DeBretts Hot Pools are fun for kids and adults alike. Little ones will be entertained by the hydro slide and kids’ pools, while adults relax in a number of natural hot-water pools.

No promo code required

Hot Pools
Couples having a sweet talk in the hot springs of Wairakei Terraces.

Wairakei Terraces

Enjoy a dip in these beautiful adult’s only (age 14+) hot pools. The ultimate in relaxation.

No promo code required

Transport
Backpacker looking at a small green lake on an uninhabited mountain.
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Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Transport solutions to walk the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Promo code instructions.

Coupon code: NZTT

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