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Check in to your stunning one bedroom suite at The Anchorage Resort – lakeside, with amazing views across the bay. Relax beside the lake, or take a dip in the onsite heated pool and spa, the perfect spot to complete your days adventures.
Make your way to Kinloch this morning to begin your epic adventure. Ride the Waihaha Section of the Great Lake Trails with FourB. Discover towering volcanic rock cliffs, spectacular views and a waterfall hidden deep in the Waihaha Valley. The trail has been built with flowing corners and fun downhills, and some short switchback climbs to keep you honest.
30km | Intermediate | Grade 3
If you're keen to ride further, you can arrange for the water taxi to drop you at Kawakawa Bay to ride the second half of the Kawakawa Section of the Great Lake Trails back to Kinloch (9km).
Keep the heart pounding at AJ Hackett Taupo Bungy. Leap from New Zealand’s only clifftop bungy, 47 mtrs above the Waikato River, then take the exhilarating AJ Hackett Taupo Swing, reaching speeds of up to 70kmh. Book online.
Finish your epic day, relaxing and watching the sun set with a well-earned drink and scrumptious wood fired pizza at 2 Mile Bay Sailing Club, just a short walk from your accommodation this evening.
This morning take on the trails at the iconic Craters MTB Park, just 10 minutes north of Taupo township. All trails run through exotic pine and eucalyptus plantations with trails to suit all ages and abilities and ranging for 2-50km. The volcanic pumice soils of Taupo allow for all year round riding with free draining soils ensuring perfect conditions, every day.
2-50km | Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced | Grade 2-5
NOTE: Shuttle services no longer available within Craters Mountain Bike Park
Complete your epic adventure and rest your tired muscles at Wairakei Terraces adults-only thermal hot pools. Surrounded by native bush and set below silica terraces and waterfalls, these thermal pools are rich in minerals and will have your body rested and rejuvenated for another day in the saddle.
Offering some of the best mountain biking in New Zealand, Taupo’s natural landscape is carved with trails to give riders of all skill levels unprecedented access to explore our breath-taking whenua (land). From scenic cycling and family fun, to technical trails and epic descents, Taupo has it all.More info