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Maori Rock Carving Cruise from Taupo
"Your trip will take you from the Taupo Marina along the northern shores of Lake Taupo and on to Wharewaka Point (4 mile bay). From here we cross the main bay of Tapuaeharuru out to Rangatira Point and on to beautiful Mine Bay where we will see the famous but must hold a valid Taupo fishing license (see Additional Info for more details).The Lake is 25 miles (40 km) long 18 miles (30 km) wide and 610 feet (186 m) at its deepest point. The surface area is 388 square miles (625 square km). Many hot water areas can be seen along the northern and southern ends of the lake and a natural hot water beach runs along the lake fro we return back to the Lake Taupo Boat Harbor.""""Daily Scenic Cruises – Maori Rock Carvings Our daily departing Scenic Cruises leave from the Taupo Boat Harbour on the Cruise Cat. You’ll enjoy cruising in comfort and style aboard a launch with fabulous views from both the top and bottom decks. and there are large outdoor decks to enjoy close up views of the Maori Rock Carvings.  Children are welcome
From NZD46.00
 
"Tandem Skydive in Taupo (12
12000ft Skydive"On the day of you skydive you will arrive in style in the free limo or drive yourself to the drop-zone. Upon your arrival the wonderful reservations team will walk you through check-in and your safety briefing. After you have chosen your video and photo options it’s time to gear up and meet your Tandem Instructor. You are almost ready to board the plane but before you do your tandem Instructor will film an interview with you which will appear on your chosen video option. The scenic flight to altitude takes around 20 minutes. You will get to see the stunning views below of the great Lake Taupo
From NZD249.00
 
"Taupo Adventure Combo: Jet Boat Ride
"No matter which combo you choose for your fun-filled multi-thrill experience of the North Island’s natural spoils rest assured you will have the time of your life. With knowledgeable friendly and professional guides you’ll see all angles of Taupo
From NZD219.00

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Whakapapa Skifield

The skiing is great for all levels at Whakapapa Ski fields. There is a beginners slope for the first and second timers, and more hardcore challenges for those up to it. And those who prefer...
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Turangi Golf Club

Most people head for the ski fields of Whakapapa. However, don't forget your golf clubs, as there is a very pleasant golf course in Turangi, 4km from Lake Taupo on its southern side. It is very near...
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You haven't lived until you've sky-dived!

Tandem Skydiving: not only do you get a free ride in a plane up to 12,000 feet, you also get a great view of the lake, the mountains and Taupo itself! The jump costs $200 though, and for $119 extra...
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Huka Falls Road, PO Box 95, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand
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243 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand
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State Highway 1, P.O. Box 42, Turangi, New Zealand
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Ngauruhoe Place Whakapapa Village, , Mount Ruapehu
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State Highway 1, Wairakei, Taupo, New Zealand
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Top Things to Do in Taupo Region

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Mt Ruapehu skiing

Most people go to Whakapapa to enjoy the snow activities. You can get your ski passes at the main counter which includes skiis and chair lift passes. Specify whether you want beginners or advanced...
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Day trip to Ohakune

Ohakune is located on the southwestern slopes of Mt Ruapehu and is the southern gateway to the Tongariro World Heritage Park. It's also know as the carrot capital of New Zealand. During summer...
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