Prizes


Red flag - Hole in One

Red flag - Hole in One

The ultimate prize in golf.


We give NZ$10,000 to every one who gets the Red flag hole in one.

Blue flag - Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Blue flag - Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Exiting the plane up to 15000 feet (over one minute in freefall), you have the opportunity to experience the incomparable exhilaration of free-falling. A spectacular parachute ride over the stunning background of the Lake Taupo region and the snow capped volcanoes ends the adventure.

Tick this off your bucket list.

 

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Blue flag - Taupo's Floatplane

Blue flag - Taupo's Floatplane

Taupo’s Floatplane offers a range of scenic flights over various points of interest around the vibrant Taupo and National Park region.  Please see the various packages available where you can include activities and attractions to your scenic flight and truly experience all that Taupo has to offer.

Taupo’s Floatplane can even drop you and your partner off on a secluded beach for an hour or two of hiking, beach combing or simply just relaxing. Don’t forget those special occasions either – there have been spectacular marriage proposals using Taupo’s Floatplane services!!

Best way to see all of Lake Taupo. A scenic flight for 2 adults.

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Blue flag - Suncourt Hotel and Conference Centre

Blue flag - Suncourt Hotel and Conference Centre

Welcome to Suncourt Hotel and Conference Centre

Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Qualmark rated 4 Star PLUS Suncourt Hotel and Conference Centre takes
pride of place on the beautiful shores of Lake Taupo. With magnificent
and uninterrupted views of the stunning great Lake Taupo, and the
backdrop of the majestic volcanoes Mt Ruapehu, Mt Tongariro and Mt
Ngauruhoe, your stay with us will be enjoyable and most memorable.

Suncourt offers great service, an array of comfortable accommodation,
and fantastic facilities. We have Studio Accommodation, One and Two
Bedroom Units, a 4-Room Conference Venue, fabulous outdoor swimming
pool, heated spa and a safe playground for the children to burn off some
of that energy. Our on-site Restaurant and Bar, \'Chill On Northcroft\',
is open 7 days for delicious cuisine, your favourite tipple, and a
selection of specials changing daily.  Recent renovations to the
exterior with fabulous Central Otago schist have taken Suncourt to whole
new level and we are very excited about what the future will bring our
way.

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Blue flag - Golf Distributors

Blue flag - Golf Distributors

Manufacturers, Importers & Distributors of Golf Products including Cobra and Puma.

What every golfer wants. A new Cobra cart bag or trundler bag. 

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Blue flag - Hilton Hotel Taupo

Blue flag - Hilton Hotel Taupo

Since 1889, Hilton Lake Taupo has been an iconic landmark. Today, this distinguished hotel combines Victorian grandeur with contemporary comfort and amenities. In the hotel\'s 113 guest rooms, style, function and comfort blend harmoniously to create a sanctuary for rest and relaxation. Luxurious Hilton Guest Rooms through to the grand Presidential Suite, there is all the space you need - with no need to compromise.

Win one nights accommodation in a luxurious Hilton Guest Room for two persons.

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Blue Flag: In Play Golf and Leisurewear

Blue Flag: In Play Golf and Leisurewear

Welcome to: In Play Golf & Leisurewear

Taupo, New Zealand where online shopping has never been easier. 

We Offer;

  • A Secure Shopping Cart
  • Prompt delivery anywhere in New Zealand by Courier or Post
  • Excellent After Sales Service

Please email us for a quote for overseas orders.

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White flag - Taupo Quad Adventures

White flag - Taupo Quad Adventures

Welcome to Taupo Quad Adventures Lake Taupo, New Zealand (NZ). 

Experience the Taupo Volcanic region as never before on an unforgettable, off road Quad Bike Adventure. 
John, Lynne, Malcolm and their team are your friendly hosts ready to give you an awesome kiwi experience you won\'t forget. 
Our 4x4 quad bike rides are all through scenic fern clad native bush and are over all terrain trails specifically built for 4WD quad bikes. All trails have amazing scenery with breathtaking views. 
We provide for the nervous and those who have never ridden before through to the experienced and confident riders. 
Taupo Quads has been operating quad bike tours for 15 years and is a family owned and operated busines

1 hour quad bike ride over some of Taupos most scenic and challenging country.

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White flag - Millennium Hotel - Manuels Taupo

White flag - Millennium Hotel - Manuels Taupo

Beach Brasserie – right on the beach, is a casual style restaurant featuring the most popular family favourites using only the best fresh NZ produce. Al Fresco dining in summer, a la carte selection or weekend and holiday buffets. Come and enjoy our fantastic menu options and take in the scenic lake views!

Beach brasserie buffet dinner for two

 


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White flag - Rock n Ropes

White flag - Rock n Ropes

Feel the Fear - Do it Anyway

Overcome your fears & get your adrenalin pumping at Rock‘n Ropes, Taupo’s awesome award winning activity

Just outside Taupo on State Highway 1, you’ll find Rock‘n Ropes, one of New Zealand’s top adventure activities.

Taking part in the thrilling Rope Course activities is as exciting as Skydiving or Bungee Jumping, if not an even greater challenge

Rock‘n Ropes has different adventure options for you to choose from, depending on your nerves and how much time you’ve got. An average degree of unfitness and a genuine fear of heights are quite acceptable

 

Like heights, want to build confidence? A true test adrenaline combo for one

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White flag - Big Sky Parasailing

White flag - Big Sky Parasailing

 Pure fun, pure rush..adrenaline pumpimg parasailing for one

Big Sky Parasailing.

 

For an extreme thrill imagine hanging from the end of an 800 foot line above Lake Taupo...then dropping down in freefall and getting wet before acelerating up to 800 feet again. 

 

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White flag - Huka falls jet

White flag - Huka falls jet

Hukafalls Jet in Taupo, offers a unique combination of excitement and natural beauty.  A 30-minute thrilling jet boat ride in the hands of a down-to-earth, funny professional jet boat driver who can make a jet boat do things you would never believe possible.  

The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.

Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls.  From the unique vantage point on the jet boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction.  Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River and offers one of the best jet boat rides in New Zealand.

Jet boating at its best. A free trip for one hell of a ride

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White flag - Hole in One

White flag - Hole in One

 

A Hole in One logo cap, tee shirt and 12 professional tour balls. We also have large golf umbrellas , beanies and ball repair markers you may like to choose.

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White flag - Taupo Bungy

White flag - Taupo Bungy

You’ve found one of Taupo’s leading adventure activities!  Located in the stunning volcanic Waikato River Valley, Taupo Bungy is considered one of the world’s most spectacular bungy sites, featuring the world’s first cantilever platform and New Zealand’s first ‘splash cam’. Located upstream of Huka Falls, and just 5 minutes from the Great Lake.

Experience the rush with a free bungy jump for one

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White flag -Rafting New Zealand

White flag -Rafting New Zealand

Rafting New Zealand.  Taupo’s “River People”. 

From the serious thrills of whitewater rafting to a scenic, gentle paddle, the rivers of the Lake Taupo region have it all!  Travel through beautiful native bush by raft and feel your heart thumping in the rush of the rapids, enjoy the silence of the calm pools. 

 

Owner/Operator\'s Luke and Pianika Boddington love to raft and love to share their passion for rafting rivers with all their clients, their enthusiasm for their excellent product is infectious and helps to create the unique experience that is rafting with Rafting New Zealand.

 

Rafting tours depart Taupo daily.  We supply everything you need for a great day out:  door to door transport in clean, comfortable vehicles, personal equipment for warmth & safety. Afterwards, refuel with your complimentary hot kai (food).  To choose the best trip for you, check out www.raftingnewzealand.com

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White flag - Wilderness Escapes

White flag - Wilderness Escapes

Welcome to Wilderness Escapes - Taupo New Zealand

We specialise in kayaking trips around New Zealand’s largest freshwater lake. Your Wilderness Escapes experience takes you across the crystal clear water of our Great Lake Taupo. Under the shadow of an active Volcano, and metres away from Maori rock carvings.

Our trips are suitable for anyone, as all our trips are fully guided and full instruction is given by our experienced guides.

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White flag - Rapids Jet

White flag - Rapids Jet

Jet Boats - Taupo, New Zealand

Fun, Safe, Exhilarating - Adrenaline Rush Guaranteed!

The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis. Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealand’s best white water Jet Boat Ride, Rapids Jet.

Conveniently located just 15 minutes drive north of Taupo and 50 minutes south of Rotorua, Rapids Jet operates on the biggest rapids for commercial jetboating in New Zealand.

Shoot through a narrow canyon, be exhilarated by spins on crystal clear waters, spot a trout and surf the pressure waves of the awesome Nga AwaPurua rapids. Take time to view the amazing surrounds of Aratiatia Scenic Reserve, and learn about the wildlife and history of the area with your Kiwi owner/drivers Rusty, Jimmy and Gazza.

Our 35 minute blast guarantees an adrenaline rush! Since 1993, over 140,000 passengers aged 5-89 years have safely experienced the thrill of real white water jet boating with Rapids Jet.

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White flag - Sail Barbary

White flag - Sail Barbary

White flag - Sail Barbary

Taupo’s best sailing experience for 30 years

 A sailing trip across the lake on board the beautifully restored 1920s yacht Barbary is nothing like your run-of-the-mill scenic cruise.

 Barbary, allegedly once owned by famous screen star Errol Flynn, has the unique distinction of being New Zealand’s only commercially operated electric yacht – produces no noise or pollution.

 During your 2.5 hour cruise you’ll get to relax in a comfy beanbag and enjoy an interactive experience with the crew.  Help hoist the sails & take a turn at the wheel, marvel at the renowned Maori Rock Carvings, listen to a fact-filled narration on Taupo’s history and enjoy a swim and photo opportunities.  Wet/cold weather ponchos, blankets, rain canopy, music surround sound and licensed cash bar provided.

Maori Rock Carving cruise for 2 adults – we look forward to having you aboard!

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White flag - Chris Jolly Scenic Cruises

White flag - Chris Jolly Scenic Cruises

DAILY SCENIC CRUISES TO THE MAORI ROCK CARVINGS

Nobody cruises further than our Cruise Cat. Cruise to the Maori Rock Carvings and around the picturesque bays of Lake Taupo. A full commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupo. Take in the fabulous views of secluded bays and the spectacular snow capped mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park.

http://www.chrisjolly.co.nz/scenic-cruises/daily-scenic-cruises