Things to do in Taupo

  • Taupo's Floatplane

    Redoubt St, Taupo Town Centre 3330, New Zealand .

    Enjoy a magical scenic flight by sea plane. Discover NZ's most stunning scenery, lunch on a secluded beach or combine flight seeing with activities. Walking distance fro Alpine Lake Motor Lodge

  • Taupo Bungy

    202 Spa Rd, Taupo 3330, New Zealand .

    Two awesome activities located at one panoramic site above the Waikato River. Bungy jump from NZ's highest water touch, cantilever platform and Extreme Swing reaching speeds of 70 kp/h during freefall.

    Taupo Bungy is 1.7 kms from Alpine Lake Motor Lodge, just 20 minutes walk.

  • Huka Falls Jet Rides

    200 Karetoto Rd, Wairakei 3330 .

    Adrenaline-Charged Experience – Spin & Speed Your Way Through To Huka Falls!

  • Chris Jolly Lake Cruises

    Berth 4, Taupo Boat Harbour Ferry Road Taupo 3330 .

    Visiting the famous Maori Rock Carvings on Mine Bay is one of the must do activities when you are in the Great Lake Taupo region. The Carvings are only accessible by water and Chris Jolly Outdoors’ scenic lake cruises on our modern spacious Cruise Cat catamaran would be the fastest and most comfortable way to get to the Carvings. Come on board with us to take in the picturesque secluded bays of Lake Taupo and the spectacular snow capped mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park. Our trips are perfect for families with heaps of activities to keep the kids entertained.

    It is only a short walk from Alpine Lake Motor Lodge to the boat harbour and Chris Jolly Cruises

  • Fly Fishing with Fishy Steve

    Lake Terrace, Hilltop, Taupo, New Zealand .

    Steve Sprague is a professional  fly fishing  guide  and specialist instructor,  from fly fishing tuition  with beginners eager to learn, to full on back country missions for the already keen anglers.

    Steve provides all gear and will pick you up from Alpine Lake Motor Lodge.


  • Taupo Tandem Skydiving

    Taupo Airport Anzac Memorial Drive, Wharewaka, Taupo 3378, New Zealand .

    Experience EPIC freedom! Skydive with Taupo Tandem Skydiving - NZ's Top Rated Skydive experience and Taupo's #1 Rated Outdoor Activity on Tripadvisor.

    Taupo Tandem Skydiving pick up from Alpine lake Motor Losge

  • Tongariro Crossing

    141 Heuheu Street, Taupo, New Zealand .

    Tongariro Expeditions pick up from Alpine Lake Motor Lodge at 5.20 am for the early bird service or 6.20 am for the standard service, this takes you to the start of the crossing at MANGATEPOPO

    At the other at KETETAHI buses start the one hour return journey at 1.30 pm with last bus at leaving at 4.30 pm.

    You must call the day before you are scheduled to go to check the weather and the pick up times.

  • Formula Challenge

    Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park Broadlands Rd, Rotokawa 3378, New Zealand .

    Usually reserved for the professional, you'll get to experience the thrill of driving a single seater race car at Taupo Motorsport Park.

  • Wairakei Golf

    Wairakei Drive, Thermal Explorer Hwy, Wairakei 3377 .

    Many find sanctuary on a golf course but it is rare to find a golf course that is a sanctuary. Play golf at New Zealand Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary.

  • Thermal Pools

    76 Napier-Taupo Road, SH 5 .

    With two huge mineral pools set amongst beautiful landscaped resort surroundings, it's the perfect spot to relax and soothe tired, aching muscles

  • The best of Taupo package

    Lake Taupo Marina Redoubt Street, Taupo, New Zealand .

    This exciting Combo starts when you board the Cruise Cat, based at Taupo Marina, for a 1.5hr scenic cruise on Lake Taupo with Chris Jolly Outdoors. Take in the fabulous views of secluded bays and the spectacular mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park as you cruise out to view the Maori Rock Carvings on board the cruise catamaran. Enjoy an informative commentary along with complimentary coffee and muffins onboard.

    On arrival back at the Taupo Marina INFLITE Charters will transfer you to the helicopter for an exciting 12 minute scenic flight over the top end of Lake Taupo and township, Craters of The Moon, Wairakei geothermal valley and Huka Falls before landing at the Hukafalls Jet base.

    A 30 minute jet boat ride with Hukafalls Jet will excite and entertain as you slide past cliffs and trees at an incredible 80km/hr before reaching the base of the spectacular Huka Falls, NZ’s most visited natural attraction.

    This departs form Taupo Marina, just 15 minutes walk from Alpine Lake Motor Lodge.