Handpicked by a Rotorua Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Extreme Activities In Rotorua'.

Looking for the ultimate thrill?  We've picked out the best extreme activities in Rotorua to challenge yourself, including a couple from nearby Taupo.

Zorb Rotorua

Superman dive into a giant inflatable ball and roll down Mt Ngongotaha with ZORB, where the fun will have you laughing uncontrollably.   Discover FOUR different ball rolling tracks - the world’s longest zig-zag Sidewinder Track, the smooth ‘n’ fast double Straight Track, MEGA Track - the longest, fastest and steepest track in all the land, and the Pipeline Track - which...

Off Road NZ

Off Road NZ specialises in off-road vehicle adventure experiences for adventure seekers, couples, families and corporate groups.   Established in 1992, Off Road NZ provide the best self-drive, off-road vehicle experiences in New Zealand, including 4WD Bush Safaris and Monster 4X4 Thrill Rides in magnificent New Zealand forest.  The experiences include the opportunity to race o...

New Zealand Riverjet

More than just a quick spin - NZ Riverjet offers a great look at the country's stunning scenery. NZ Riverjet's packages are the ultimate in jetboating experiences. Most of the rides last at least an hour and take in some of the best views on the river. Of course, there are thrills as well with high-speed twists and turns on the way. Packages can also incorporate other local attractions inclu...

Kaituna Cascades

Kaituna Cascades is the original white water rafting company operating on the Kaituna River.  Rafters can enjoy an incredible ride through 14 rapids and the mighty Tutea Falls, the world's highest commercially rafted waterfalls. Using custom built rafts, Kaituna Cascades operate on three rivers providing different challenges and experiences - the Kaituna River offers two waterfalls and 14 ...

Velocity Valley

High adrenaline action adventures in Rotorua. Bungy, body-flying, Shweeb and more, at the world-famous Velocity Valley Adventure Park.  All ages welcome, all you need to bring are your nerves of steel. Velocity Valley Adventure Park is New Zealand's premier multi-activity adventure sports centre.  This modern, state-of-the-art complex offers a wide range of high octane activ...


Skyswing is Rotorua's highest and fastest adrenaline experience. Whether you're an adrenaline-seeker or you prefer relaxing on the side, the qualified crew at Skyswing are passionate about making your experience one to remember. The three-seated Skyswing is lifted 50 meters high above Skyline Rotorua, with the release in your hands... it's then down to you to initiate the drop! Swing at 150kph ...

AJ Hackett Taupō Bungy & Swing

Two awesome activities located at one stunning site, high above the Waikato River, located only 5 mins from town. Toes over the edge, you’re about to leap from New Zealand’s only cliff-top Bungy.  The cantilever platform positions you high out and over the crystal clear waters of the Waikato River -  where you can jump solo or tandem with a friend.  Choose to be dunked o...

Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Tick a skydive off your bucket list with Taupo Tandem Skydiving!  Experience the surreal sensation of freefall as you fly above stunning Lake Taupo with views of snow-capped volcanoes and The Tongariro National Park. We have four altitudes to suit every adrenaline level - 9,000 ft, 12,000ft, 15,000ft or Taupo's HIGHEST skydive... 18,500ft!  Taupo is the ultimate skydiving location ...

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