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10% discount with Chris Jolly Outdoors alt
10% off Adventure Outdoors Guided Tours Outdoor Adventures discounted tours
10% discount with Sail Barbary Sail Barbary Taupo NZ accommodation
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Occasionally we mail out great deals including free nights, discounts and seasonal specials. Don't worry, you won't get more than two or three mailouts each year, we promise. Oh, and we never share your email address with any third party.

Discounts on guided tours, dining, cruises and other activities in Taupo

Take along a business card (found inside the apartment) to your trip or experience to qualify for the discount. Ensure that you mention that you are a guest of Riverside Apartment if booking over the phone or online - and don't forget to tell us about your experience, we love hearing about the adventures that our guests have in Taupo!

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Riverside Apartment in Taupo is proud to support local business and offer our guests the best rates for accommodation, tourist activities, dining options and activities. If you are a local Taupo business and want to offer our guests a special rate or discount please get in touch.

Tongariro Alpine Crossing discount

Adventure Outdoors

10% discount on your guided Tongariro alpine crossing

Adventure Outdoors offer guided tours over one of New Zealand's great one-day walks - the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Their experienced guides will make this breathtaking adventure memorable - and safe.

Winter and summer guided tours are available and their packages include transport (free pick-up and drop-off at Riverside Apartment) and all necessary gear. No experience is necessary as the Adventure Outdoor guides are with you the entire way - a must for those winter crossings!

For more information, or to make a booking give them a call. To qualify for the 10% discount you must book over the phone and mention that you are staying at Riverside Apartment.

Call Outdoor Adventures on 0800 386 925.

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Dining deals

Crafty Trout Brewery and Eatery, Taupo

10% discount on your bill at The Crafty Trout Taupo

Taupo's home of superb locally-crafted beer and awesome food in a lodge-style setting makes the Crafty Trout a must-visit while in Taupo.

Dine inside (grab a table by the open fire) or al fresco with views over the domain - the schnitzels and pizzas are brilliant but their menu also includes burgers, salads and fresh fish. Don't leave without trying something from the dessert range!

Their wonderful range of beers includes the cheekily named "Hook", a Vienna Amber, "Line" (their Taupo Pale Ale) and "Sinker", a Porter. They also produce a cider and a few other specialities.

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Cruise special deals

Chris Jolly

10% discounts on Chris Jolly scenic cruises

For the adventure of a lifetime, take a boat cruise with Chris Jolly Outdoors. They offer scenic cruises to the Maori Rock Carvings in Mine Bay on the Cruise Cat catamaran with spectacular views of the mountains to the south on the way. If you really wanted to 'push the boat out' they can provide private charters for parties, weddings or functions or corporate events. Other options include fishing trips (or go out with one of their guides for a unique fly-fishing experience), biking, walking or hunting trips - however the discount only applies to their scenic cruises and does not include "Kids Go Free" or other already-discounted promotions.

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Sail Barbary

10% discounts on Sail Barbary cruises

Step aboard, explore Lake Taupō, and discover its natural beauty and hidden wonders with an eco-friendly cruise with Sail Barbary.

Leave your cares and the shoreline behind and set sail across the crystal-blue waters of Lake Taupō. Investigate the hidden bays and beautiful coastline as you enjoy stunning vistas guarded by majestic mountains, enduring witnesses to Taupō's volcanic past. Explore the culture, history, and sustainability of the region as you voyage to the Māori Rock Carvings at Mine Bay. We will take you right up close to the 14 metre high face of Ngatoroirangi.

Sit back and relax or jump in and learn to sail. Experience Lake Taupō from a unique perspective.

Free refreshments including tea, coffee, hot chocolate. We are licenced but you are welcome to bring your own. NZ law requires adults to be R18 and over to drink alcohol.

Sail Barbary Maori Rock Carvings cruise departs daily at: 10.30am, 2.00pm and *5.00pm (*5.00pm summer only).

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Adventure deals

AJ Hackett - Taupō Bungy & Swing

15% discount on Adult, Student and Child rates – Taupō Bungy Jump and Taupō Swing

Looking for a hit of adrenaline that will leave you pumped long after the experience ends? Well then, head to AJ Hackett Taupō Bungy & Swing to get your heart racing. Bungy from NZ's highest water touch bungy jump platform situated over the crystal clear waters of the Waikato River. Options are aplenty – with solo, tandem and body harness jumps; staying high and dry or getting dunked in the river; as well as various jump styles to choose from. If you'd rather something slightly tamer but just as much fun, then the swing is for you. Freefall solo or tandem, reaching speeds of 70 km/hr as you drop towards the river below before swooping up again. Take in the stunning views as you make your way back to the top. Heaps of fun for all the family! LIVE MORE, FEAR LESS.

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Use promo code River15 to receive 15% off Adult, Student and Child (aged 10-14yrs) rates. Must provide proof of staying at Riverside Apartment upon check-in (take a business card from our apartment, or show your 'welcome' email). Valid until 30 June 2024. For safety information check out https://www.bungy.co.nz/safety/.

Rapids Jet Aratiatia

Special deals on now*

Take a ride on one of Rapids Jet's custom built speed machines, their enormously powerful engines driving the world-famous Hamilton jet propulsion system. Agile, fast and safely piloted by experienced drivers, the Rapids Jet is surely a "must do" while in Taupo.

An exhilarating ride on one of the most beautiful stretches of water in the world - with New Zealand's only whitewater jet boat experience.

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*After the special deals period is over use our promo code found on this website

Skydiving special deals

5% discount on skydives with Taupo Tandem Skydiving*

Journey high above spectacular Lake Taupo with views of snow-capped volcanoes and pristine coastlines. Experience the adventure of skydiving with New Zealand's original tandem skydiving company, Taupo Tandem Skydiving. With over 25 years of experience, we are professional, friendly and of course - fun! We are proud to say we are NZ's #1 Rated Skydive on Trip Advisor.

Our friendly staff will explain everything you need to know before your skydive.  We will provide you with a jumpsuit, harness, goggles and one of course, one of our experienced tandem masters. We have taken over 200,000 people skydiving! 

Your journey begins with a scenic flight above the central plateau, taking in views of the Southern Hemisphere's largest lake. Your excitement climbs with the altitude and before you know it the door will open...3,2,1...jump! As you exit the plane you will experience the exhilaration of free falling at 200 kilometres per hour! Whether you are an adrenalin junkie or afraid of heights, it really is incredible surreal sensation that has to be felt.

As your tandem master releases the parachute, you can relax and catch your breath as you enjoy a spectacular parachute ride back to Earth.

Our customers rank the scenery as their favourite aspect of their experience, and you will see why. With crisp, clear days and blue skies of the gorgeous central plateau, Taupo really is New Zealand's home of skydiving.

Free return transfers to Riverside Apartment provided

Taupo Tandem Skydiving also offer complimentary return transfers to and from the apartment in their yellow stretch Hummer.

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*Discounts apply to jump prices, no discounts apply to camera packages
Please note that Riverside Apartment will attempt to keep the information and discounts featured in this website up to date, but ask that you seek confirmation of discounts and information with the provider.