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The Adventure Centre

46 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 8482
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Rafting!

We took a rafting trip down the river in the rain! Kyle was training with Harry and did a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Marie H
via mobile
Don't do the 6D experience

Big Waste of Money. I wish I had read trip advisor before spending money on this. We thought this... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
RachaelMNZ
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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The Adventure Centre, where our friendly tourism experts will cater to all your adventure needs from mild to wild. All day Ozone Coffee, snacks and other beverages, free wifi, 6D Adventure Cinema and awesome traveller discounts. Make us your first stop when you arrive in Taupo! We have all the local knowledge.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“rainy day” (3 reviews)
“the river” (3 reviews)
“raft” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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46 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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+64 7-378 8482
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We took a rafting trip down the river in the rain! Kyle was training with Harry and did a fantastic job! The rapids were great and challenging! A cliff jump and hit chocolate in the middle of the journey just adds to the adventure! They...More

Thank Marie H
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Big Waste of Money. I wish I had read trip advisor before spending money on this. We thought this was going to be thrilling and exciting, and I really can't believe they are taking money from people to watch this. We were told to hold...More

Thank RachaelMNZ
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were in Taupo for a relaxing weekend and stumbled upon this, decided why not and glad we did, it was a laugh and a fun little activity to do while passing time. Good to do if your considering one of the adventure activities. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Very very very poor - this is you paying to watch their poorly filmed advertising. Wanted a 6D experience - didn't get anything but an uncomfortable jiggle.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Paid to watch advertising! Hardly moved. Useless 3d glasses. Pathetic. We've done heaps better at Te Papa, Antartic Centre, Rainbows End. Don't waste your money.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Neither me or my friend had time money age-health-mobility or the weather to do actual skydive, heli trips, flights, whitewater rapid rafting trips, so this place with its simulator-machine film thing was a fun substitute. Staff friendly. Possibly a bit over pricy for what it...More

Thank jaypot2015
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Staff are super friendly, helpful and informative. Cinema is a good taste of what you can do in the area and awesome for kids. Try Coffee too!

Thank Ian W
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and a very welcoming environment , was well looked after. Looking forward to coming back and doing a bungy. Chur! ✌🏾

Thank KimoJames
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

very disappointing. Camera angle constantly changing so you loose the sensation of being there' yourself. Overseas ones I have done leave you feeling like your;e actually there. Sound was just loud music so you couldn't hear the water etc when you were supposedly rafting ......More

Thank Debbie W
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had a fun experience rafting. our guide was very entertaining and enthusiastic. beautiful river. My daughter was disappointed because she was missing a connection on her Go Pro and couldn't attach it to her chest strap. Luke went and searched for the correct piece...More

Thank geraldineo873
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Luke B, Owner at The Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Kia Ora Geraldine, Thanks for leaving an awesome review! happy to have helped out. Nga Mihi, Luke

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