Wairakei Tourist Park, Taupo, New Zealand

Geothermal Wonderland... Adventure Playground...
Mountain Biking Mecca... Tranquil Retreat...

Wairakei Tourist Park is riverside and rural, thermal and thoughtful with something for adrenalin junkies, quiet plodders and most things in between. The park boasts the popular and well-known natural features of Craters of the Moon and Huka Falls. New Zealand’s longest River, the Waikato, runs through it. Clustered around many natural attractions are tourism ventures and businesses that can keep visitors busy, amused and pampered for days.  Located only minutes from Great Lake Taupo, Wairakei Tourist Park has all the elements of an amazing family holiday.  Combining natural marvels like the magnificent Huka Falls and active geothermal areas with thrilling adventure activites, excellent accommodation and dining options, this area is sure to please every member of the family.  Follow the links below to experience everything Wairakei Tourist Park has to offer.

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Wairakei Resort Taupo believes in providing visitors to Taupo with a one-of-a-kind geothermal experience.

BikeTaupo creates, maintains and administers over 80km of Mountain Bike Tracks in the Wairakei Tourist Park.

A unique and memorable walk for young and old through a geothermal wonderland.


Shooters Golf Range is about fun and entertainment but also offers fantastic facilities to improve and hone your golf skills.

A jet boat ride offering a unique combination of excitement and natural beauty before reaching the awe inspiring Huka Falls.

Stand above the turbulent white water - the best way to view and photograph Huka Falls - suitable for all ages!

A unique honey experience offering FREE honey, mead and liqueur tastings.

New Zealand’s only Prawn Fishing Park, offering hours of entertainment for all ages.

An extensive range of New Zealand's best priced, quality Souvenirs and Mountain Bikes for hire,  located at the beginning of Taupo's best Mountain Bike tracks.



A hands-on interactive educational centre that makes learning about the earths volcanic forces easy and fun for all ages.

Discover ancient thermal features amidst a haven for native birds. Enjoy decadent home style baking / Devonshire Teas in the quaint café and end the day with a peaceful secluded camping experience. Taupo Visitor Information

Overcome your fears and get your adrenalin pumping at Rock'n Ropes exhilarating high ropes course. The Wairakei golf course and sanctuary sprawls over 450 acres within the Wairakei Geothermal Park just 10 kilometers north of New Zealand's largest lake, Lake Taupo. Need a boat to wakeboard right? WRONG! Come and visit the crew at Taupo Water Sport Park, New Zealand’s first commercially operated cable park and get amongst the action.

Revitalise your mind, body and soul - a long history of healing.  Bathe at the bottom of silica terraces in a series of hot thermal  pools that will keep you warm long after you have left the healing water. Let Heli Adventure Flights show you our home from above. We have the knowledge and experience to take you to places only helicopters can get to!