Lake Taupo Scenic Cruise
Sit back and enjoy the picturesque northern bays of Lake Taupo and out to view the Maori Rock Carvings up close. A full commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupo and an informative DVD is shown. Take in the views of spectacular snow capped mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park
Western Bay Explorer by Float Plane
There is no faster or better way to explore New Zealand's largest Lake. This trip takes you to the most secluded and picturesque part of Lake Taupo, otherwise inaccessible by car. Be amazed by the crystal clear water and towering volcanic cliffs of the western Bays. Before flying back to Taupo via the Wairakei steam field and Huka Falls. A minimum of two adult fares are required.
Peek of the Lake
Take off from the waters of Taupo Bay, past Acacia Bay to Rangatira Point viewing the crystal clear waters of Whakaipo and Mine Bay. Fly up through the Mapara Valley to view red scoria quarries before passing over the headwaters of the mighty Waikato River. See the bubbling mud and steaming vents of the mysterious Craters of the Moon thermal area and onto the bore fields of the Wairakei Power station, following the maze of pipe work to the power station. The finale - an aerial circuit of the magnificent Huka Falls, over Taupo's town, and coming in to land along Taupo's lakefront.
Start the day with a 1.5 hour scenic cruise on Lake Taupo. Take in the fabulous views of secluded bays and spectacular mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park as you cruise out to view Maori Rock Carvings on board the cruise catamaran. A 30 minute jet boat ride will excite and entertain you as you slide past cliffs and trees at an incredible 80km per hour before reaching the base of the spectacular Huka Falls - New Zealand's most visited natural attraction.