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Ranked #1 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks

Huka Falls is more like a massive swarm of rapids. The change in elevation is not what Huka Falls is all about. Located near Taupo, the falls area is viewable from an easily... more »

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Ranked #2 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Geologic Formations; Hot Springs/ Geysers; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave is a stunning geothermal attraction located off the beaten track between Taupo and... more » Owner description: Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave is a stunning geothermal attraction located off the beaten track between Taupo and Rotorua. Described by the Lonely Planet Guide as "arguably the best geothermal area left in New Zealand", Orakei Korako brings you into a world of gushing geysers, bubbling mud pools, and some of the largest and most amazing silica terraces in the world. « less
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Ranked #3 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #5 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Geologic Formations; Hot Springs/ Geysers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #6 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Hours are dependant on bookings, Look for our Open flag or freephone, we can be with you in minutes! We are located next to... more » Owner description: Hours are dependant on bookings, Look for our Open flag or freephone, we can be with you in minutes! We are located next to the honey hive. Activities start from$20 Even the big swing! 6 Activities $65, courtesy transport available with this option. Come on out and have some fun..... Feel the fear, do it anyway! « less
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Ranked #7 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: NZ's most awarded Rafting Business, Rafting New Zealand, presents White Water World Taupo, home to the World's first 4D... more » Owner description: NZ's most awarded Rafting Business, Rafting New Zealand, presents White Water World Taupo, home to the World's first 4D Adventure Cinema. Take a virtual ride down NZ's most scenic rivers, plunge off waterfalls, & feel the rush of running the rapids, all from the comfort of your special effects chair. Our friendly knowledgeable staff are also able to manage all your Rafting NZ and Central Plateau adventure activity bookings, whip you up delicious Ozone coffee, & offer you free Wifi. Make us your First Stop on your visit to Taupo « less
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Ranked #8 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Race Car Tracks; Landmarks
Owner description: At Formula Challenge, we pride ourselves at being able to deliver New Zealand's best motorsport experiences. With 15 years of... more » Owner description: At Formula Challenge, we pride ourselves at being able to deliver New Zealand's best motorsport experiences. With 15 years of experience behind us, Formula Challenge is New Zealand's only Qualmark endorsed provider of motorsport experiences, guaranteeing a great time whether it's as a birthday, anniversary gift or as corporate team building or client incentive day, you'll love it! The Formula Challenge racecar and driving experiences cater for everybody, from first timers with no track experience to hardened professionals, and with our fleet of V8 Holden and Ford racecars, along with the grid of Formula Challenge single-seaters, we're able to fit all shapes and sizes. Come and experience one of the most sensational days of your life at Taupo and Hampton Downs Motorsport Parks and you'll leave with memories that'll last a lifetime. Well, until you come back for another go that is!! « less
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Ranked #9 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Museums

For those travellers who enjoy learning about the culture of the places that they visit in New Zealand, the Taupo Museum should be visited. This fascinating small museum is... more »

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Ranked #11 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: New Zealand's only Prawn Fishing Park. Located just 5 minutes from Taupo and offering hours of entertainment for people of... more » Owner description: New Zealand's only Prawn Fishing Park. Located just 5 minutes from Taupo and offering hours of entertainment for people of all ages. Experience the thrill of landing the fiesty prawn at Hook-a-Prawn Fishing, enjoy the delight of hand feeding, baby prawns in the Prawn Nursery, and get up close and personal with Shawn the Prawn, in the Aquarium. Then head out to more than 6 hectares of fun and entertainment throughout the park, including interactive water features, adventure playgrounds, trout viewing and feeding, and geothermal foot baths. The day wouldn't be complete with relaxing beside the mighty Waikato River at the Riverside restaurant and bar and enjoying a mouthwatering selection of meals and beverages on offer. Huka Prawn Park, a day of fun and adventure for all! « less
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Ranked #12 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #13 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #14 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #15 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Biking Trails
Owner description: Rapid Sensations Ltd is Taupo’s premier outdoor adventure company that has been operating throughout the Lake Taupo –... more » Owner description: Rapid Sensations Ltd is Taupo’s premier outdoor adventure company that has been operating throughout the Lake Taupo – Tongariro National Park region for over 22 years.Held in high regard for professional, safe delivery of quality experiences and outcomes, Rapid Sensations offers a comprehensive range of adventure activities and programs to the tourism, corporate, military and education sectors. « less
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Ranked #17 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Free entry just pay per activity!Think fun, an interactive family fun place for all ages, so bring the whole family!Come in... more » Owner description: Free entry just pay per activity!Think fun, an interactive family fun place for all ages, so bring the whole family!Come in today and try out our Giant Maze, Golf Simulator, 3D Gallery and Lego Display, Model Trains, Remote Control Boats, Shooting Simulator, Cafe, Puzzle and Game Shop and our brand new Flight Simulator!Open 7 days 10 till 4! « less
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Ranked #18 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Nature and Parks

The Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, located just off Highway 1, offers a nice cafe, tranquil camping ground with adequate facilites, cheaper than in town.  An alpaca or two!  and... more »

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Ranked #21 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Science Museums; Museums
Owner description: Experience the power of the planet.The Volcanic Activity Centre brings to life the explosive past and present volcanic and... more » Owner description: Experience the power of the planet.The Volcanic Activity Centre brings to life the explosive past and present volcanic and geothermal features of the Taupo Volcanic Zone, one of the world's most active volcanic and geothermal landscapes.Discover the fascinating volcanic and geothermal secrets of the Taupo Volcanic Zone through hands on interactive displays that make learning both easy and fun for all ages. « less
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Ranked #22 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Ranked #24 of 25 attractions in Taupo
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Ranked #25 of 25 attractions in Taupo
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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