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Taupo Highlights Tour - Go Explore Scenic provided by Go Explore NZ

Taupo Highlights Tour - Go Explore Scenic

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2 adults
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  • 1
    Orakei Korako Cave & Thermal Park
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Aratiatia Rapids
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Huka Honey Hive
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Great Lake Taupo
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Important Information
6–8 hours
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • National Park fees
  • Afternoon tea
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • Light refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Go Explore NZ
  • Entry/Admission - Orakei Korako Cave & Thermal Park
  • Entry/Admission - Great Lake Taupo
  • Trips are all inclusive.
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lyn A wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia180 contributions12 helpful votes
Our tour was exceptional from Orakei Korako geothermal park, to Aratiatia Damn release, Huka Falls, a visit to the Huka Honey Hive then a boat cruise to Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings. Highly recommend this tour and services from Go Explore NZ!!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
GeoffandSue A wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions
We decided that we should see more of the area whilst in Taupo for a couple of days and what a way to do it. Our guide, Dan, arrived to pick us up from the campsite and we were pleasantly surprised to discover we were the only people on the tour. He took us to several places
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Date of experience: January 2020
JBeerman wrote a review Nov 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii33 contributions6 helpful votes
I booked this tour for my husband, father, brother-in-law, and myself directly through the tour company's website a couple of months before our trip to NZ but I learned of them from Tripadvisor. Logan immediately contacted me via e-mail, confirmed the booking, and informed me
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Date of experience: November 2019
ajay_thyagarajan wrote a review Nov 2019
Mumbai, India8 contributions
My mother and I took this tour when we were in Taupo and it was one of the best decisions we made. Our tour was a visual treat - we saw some amazing hot springs, geysers and mud pools. We watched the Aratiatia dam flood the rapids. We visited the Huka falls and watched turquoise
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Date of experience: November 2019
Scotty B wrote a review Jun 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions
While travelling to Taupo last year for the Half Ironman we had a about 1 or 2 hours to fill in so I gave these fellas a call and it was the best choice I made all weekend. Logan managed to fit us in between tours and we had a blast seeing the sights of Taupo. Having a guide
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Date of experience: December 2018
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By: Go Explore NZ
My trip to Taupo was a very memorable recently,while there I booked a private tour with dri
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Absolutely loved it!
My mother (who is 59 years old) and I took this tour as we were apprehensive about doing the Tongariro Alpine Cross
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I can only congratulate myself for having booked two day tours with Go Explore NZ when I was in Taupo. I was on my
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Taupo in a day
From the moment Logan picked us up from our hotel, we knew we were in good hands. A bottle of water and a bar of N
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The best combo tour from Taupo to rotorua and hobbiton
The tour (go explore NZ) was wonderfull. It is our first time in New Zealand and in Taupo too. The trip was full of
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Perfect way to explore Taupo and surrounding areas if you don't have a car!
Logan, who is the owner of Go Explore NZ and your guide, is an excellent choice for taking you around Taupo. This i
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The best service
The driver is very nice and professional, introduce the view on the road,and tell us many suggestions,will stop any
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Great time
Logan was excellent. Felt like a group of friends going for trip. Kristen and I will be back mate thanks for having
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Julie B
Excellent Personalised Tour!!
i booked a trip with Go Explore NZ ( Logan Devine) as I was staying with friends in Taupo and had no transport of m
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Three of us booked with Logan through our hotel and he is the best! Young, energetic, pleasant to talk to, informat
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Frances T
Mt Ruapetu Tour
Logan was such a great guide. Although we were not able to take the chairlift to the top due to the bad weather, w
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6–8 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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