Adventure Activities in Taupo

Taupo is known as a recreational paradise so we can offer a wide these activities to our students.  Ski fields are just over an hour's drive away - world famous trout fishing is available in the Taupo and Turangi areas - internationally renowned golf courses - and of course that classic New Zealand activity, the bungy jump!


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Students can participate in our Full Time English + Activities Programme and have all their activities pre-paid, or participate on a "pay as you go" basis, taking part in activities after class and on the weekends and paying for themselves.

The school is happy to organise an activity schedule for our students.  Please just ask! 


Summer Winter Duration
Boat trip on Lake to Maori carvings (fishing option)
x
x
3 hours
Canoeing on Lake Taupo
x
x
2-3 hours
Helicopter ride x x 20 minutes (2)
Hot pools & waterslides + spa option
x
x
3 hours
Jet boating
x
x
1 hour (2)
Introduction to white water kayaking
x
x
weekend course
Kayak float trip on Waikato River
x
x
3 hours
Kayak rolling course
x

weekend course
Sea kayaking on the Lake
x

40 minutes
River rafting
x
x
full day (2)
Sailing - catamaran / hobie cat / concept 16'
x
x
2 hours
Sailing - yacht trip on Lake Taupo
x
x
3 hours
Scuba diving
x

2 x weekends
Parasailing
x
x
3 hours - 2 days
Wakeboarding
x

1/2 hour (2)
Water skiing
x

1 hour (2)
Windsurfing
x

2 hours
Trout fishing on the Lake
x
x
3 hours (2)
River / Fly fishing
x
x
3 hours (3)
Golf - 18 hole game
x
x
5 hours
Golf - coaching & 9 hole game
x
x
4 hours
Equestrian show jumping - English or rodeo style
x
x 1 hour
Horse trekking
x
x
2 hours
Snow sports - race training - freestyle training

x
per season
Snow skiing

x
full day
Snow boarding

x
full day

12 metre High Ropes course - Action World Trapeze

x
x
1/2 day
Bush walking
x
x
1 hour - 3 day hikes
Indoor climbing wall
x
x
3 hours
Rocking climbing & abseiling
x

1/2 day
Tongariro Crossing
x

1 - 2 days
Ceramic painting
x
x
3 hours
Cooking lesson
x
x
3 hours
Garden tour
spring

3 hours
Wine tasting
x
x
3 hours
Bungy jump
x
x
1/2 hour (2) (p)
Cinema
x
x
2 hours
Day Spa - facial / manicure / pedicure / massage
x
x
2 hours
Float plane ride
x
x
1/2 hour (2)
Formula Challenge hot lap
x
x
1 hour (2)
Laser strike
x
x
1 hour
Mountain biking
x
x
1 - 3 hours
Paintball
x
x
3 hours
Squash coaching
x
x
2 hours
Tandem skydiving
x
x
4 hours (3) (p)
Tennis coaching
x
x
2 hours
Waihaha camping trip
January

2 days
Group Activities
Craters of the Moon - geothermal area
x
x
2 hours
Farm visit
x
x
3 hours
Maori marae visit & school exchange
x
x
1/2 - 1 day
Orakei Korako / Waiotapu geothermal areas
x
x
1/2 day
Volcanic Activity Centre
x
x
2 hours
Students aged over 18 years
4 wheel quad biking
x
x
2 hours (adult)
Jet skiing
x
x
1/2 hour (adult)

key = (2) counts as two activities / (p) parental permission required for students aged under 18 years / (adult) students must be aged 18 years and older