Activities & Attractions

Upcoming Events in Taupo

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Home of New Zealand Motorsport

Taupo Motor Sport Park

As an international FIA category 2 race circuit and NZDRA certified drag strip, we play host to top world class motorsport events making Taupo the “Home of New Zealand Motorsport”.

What's on in Taupo

Lake Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand

As the Events Capital of New Zealand, there's always a sports, outdoors, arts, culture, food, wine, music, concerts, parades, festivals, family, community event just around the corner.

Taupo Tandem Skydive New Zealand

Taupo Tandem Skydiving, Anzac Memorial Drive, Taupo, New Zealand

Our friendly staff will explain everything you need to know before your skydive. We will provide you with a jumpsuit, harness, and one of our experienced tandem masters.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Ruapehu, Turangi, Tongariro and Taupo

Mt Ruapehu has brilliant skiing and snowboarding, with the longest vertical drop in Australasia. Whakapapaand Turoa ski fields are located within the Tongariro National Park, a Dual World Heritage Area, and have the highest lift access terrain in New Zealand.

Huka Prawn Park

Huka Falls Road, Taupo, New Zealand

On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo towncentre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. Whether you are a lover of the local delicacy or not, there really is something for everyone at New Zealand’s only Prawn Park! Packed with cool and quirky activities throughout the magnificant park, you will want to stay all day!

Hukafalls Jet - The Most Thrilling by Nature

Wairakei Park, Taupo, New Zealand

You’ll marvel at the incredible water level views of the spectacular Huka Falls as you slide past cliffs and trees at an incredible 80km an hour. Then get ready for the trademark 360 degree spin as the boat turns on its own length, leaving you with a beaming smile and a heart pumping with adrenaline.