Taupo Bucks Adventure Weekend Package
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Everyone knows the best Bucks Parties are the ones that make a splash. Lucky for you, there’s no shortage of White Water Rafting in New Zealand. In our completely unbiased opinion, the best experience on offer is with Wicked Bucks in Taupo. There’s a tonne of adrenaline-pumping, jaw-dropping, hair-spiking adventures on offer in New Zealand – and it’s no different in Taupo. While there may be an array of options to choose from, trust us when we say White Water Rafting takes the cake. The day kicks off at the Turangi rafting base, where the experience and friendly team will kit you out with all the gear.
Once you’re looking like an absolute style icon in your wetsuit, you’ll head to the spectacular Tongariro River for a quick briefing. This is where the real fun before. In your raft, you’ll navigate 60 rapids in a 13km stretch – more rapids in a row than anywhere else in the country. The thrills, spills and extreme drops will keep your pulse racing and your senses overloaded until the very last second.
The best way to describe Taupo is laid back and scenic. Bordering the massive Lake Taupo, this North Island destination in hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities, and is home to some of the most idyllic scenes on earth. Only a short jaunt out of the CBD, you’ll find the country’s most photographed natural attraction – Huka Falls. A mind-blowing 222,000 litres of water rushes down this cliff face every second. You can get a great view of the thundering water from the pedestrian bridge. If you want to step it up a notch, there are enough adrenaline-fuelled stag party activities to keep even the biggest of thrill-seeking junkies happy.
You can tandem skydive from a plane, race your mates around the Go-Karting Track, kayak your way through the scenic lake, or plenty more. Once the sun goes down, the locals come out to play. The selection of nightlife options is sure you keep you wined and dined until the sun comes up. As you can probably tell, we could rave about Taupo all day long. But what’s the fun in that? We think you need to experience it for yourself. Wicked Bucks can show you the ropes and give you a Bucks Party that you’ll still be talking about for years to come.