Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Taupō bungy

Taupō bungy

Opening at Taupō in 1991, this was the first cliff-top bungy jump in New Zealand. It exploits the cliffs formed by the Waikato River cutting through soft volcanic rock, a couple of kilometres below its exit from Lake Taupō.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - The North Island’s playground', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015