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Tongariro Whitewater Grade 3 Adventure

Experience the Thrill of Rafting, Aotearoa Styles! Use Code SPRING2020 to save 40%!

Umukarikari Track

Kaimanawa Forest Park

Umukarikari Track

Kaimanawa Forest Park

Time: 4-6 hours

Welcome to Tongariro River Rafting sharing our passion since 1987 At Tongariro River Rafting, we’re the most experienced outdoor adventure company on the Tongariro River. We create journeys and share stories, come and join us today.

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Explore the NZ Cycle Trails and mountain bike rides with Tread Routes. We will help you choose the ride that suits you best. Whether you are looking...

Time: 4 - 5 hr, Distance: 13 km return

Avoid Camping Fines!

Each camping location is approved by a regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

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Time: Depends on route taken

Hot, hot, Tokaanu Hotpools

600 m return | 20 minutes return

Feel the adrenaline rush!

Welcome to NZ's #1 Rated Skydive on Tripadvisor! Experience the thrill of freefalling above Lake Taupo - the largest lake in Australasia! As you freefall at 200kph, take in views of Mt Doom, crater lakes and the epic coastlines of New Zealand.

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Heidi

New Zealand

Tongariro National Park had dual heritage status, not just for the natural stuff but also because of the huge cultural significance of this area. There are historical sites dotted around the place such as Te Porere; there is a lot of information to be found about the local legends at visitors centres. Immerse yourself

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Taupō Bungy - Tandem

Bungy - Toes over the edge, you’re about to leap from New Zealand’s only cliff-top Bungy! Experience the fun and thrills of the Taupō Swing – an exhilarating giant swing over the Waikato River!

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Huka Falls - the bigger picture

Huka Falls Walkway

Spa Park to Huka Falls

Huka Falls Walkway

Spa Park to Huka Falls

6 km return | 1h 45 minutes return

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Versteeg

Netherlands

Toilet facilities everywhere. With a few exceptions it was nice to find (usually) clean facilities along the road. Some even have showers and provide towels -these cost a few dollars, the one in Taupo is well worth it!

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Distance: 15km loop track

Time: 4 hr

Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company permitted to take you right to the base of the mighty Huka Falls, New Zealand’s most visited natural...

5 minute walk