21. Craters of the Moon
Showcasing natural geothermal activity, this walk includes bubbling craters, steam vents and colourful soils. Wheelchair accessible.
22. Craters Mountain Bike Park
Explore this purpose-built mountain bike park located only a short distance from Taupo town, with trails ranging from children’s entry level to technical cross country.
23. Orakei Korako
Enjoy a boardwalk and trail that winds through a geothermal wonderland featuring gushing geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud and amazing silica terraces.
24. Whakamaru section of the Waikato River Trails
Highlights include Lake Whakamaru, Whakamaru Dam, the wetland and boardwalk at Dunhams Creek Reserve and the Ongaroto Steps.
25. Timber Trail
Explore ancestral Maori lands deep in the ancient Pureora Forest Park. Ride a historic tramway and cross an epic 140m suspension bridge. Overnight lodges available.