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Formula Challenge

http://www.fcr.co.nz/

Drive a Formula Challenge race car on the Taupo Motorsport racetrack. Other packages put you at the wheel of a Holden or Ford V8 car. Several race days each month - see website calendar for full details.

Freefall Tandem Skydive

http://www.freefall.net.nz/

Tandem skydive tours over Lake Taupo. No prior experience needed. Pickup service available from central Taupo.

Purefun Parasailing

http://www.purefun.co.nz/parasailing/

Hour-long rides on Lake Taupo, including an average of 8-10 minutes of actual parasailing flight time. On-board spectators catered for at reduced ticket prices.

Richard Lester Motorsport

http://www.lestermotorsport.co.nz/

Driver experience courses, most available on the Taupo circuit. Includes Porsche GT3 drives and rides, and Mitsubishi Evo IV rides, in various combinations.

Skydive Taupo

http://www.skydivetaupo.co.nz/

12,000ft and 15,000ft jump options, plus combo jump packages. Includes limousine pickup from the Taupo area.

Taupo Bungy

http://www.taupobungy.co.nz/

Dry and water touch solo and tandem bungy jumps from a cantilever platform in the Waikato River Valley, a few minutes from town.

Taupo Tandem Skydiving

http://www.taupotandemskydiving.com/

Freefall tandem skydives over Lake Taupo, at several heights. Skydiving license training programme also available.