Taupō Bikes and Hikes!
Taupō is renowned for its excellent biking and walking trails. Take a weekend getaway with your partner to explore the Great Lake Trails and the stunning Huka Trails, as well as some après adventure activities sure to create lasting memories with your loved one.
Friday night – 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 day and contemplate tomorrows 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.
Finish your ride at the breath-taking Kotukutuku Beach for a well-earned rest on the lakefront, before your transfer with Bay2Bay Water Taxi back to Kinloch.
30km | Intermediate | Grade 3
Keep the heart pounding this afternoon at AJ Hackett Taupo Bungy. Leap from New Zealand’s only clifftop bungy, 47 metres above the Waikato River, then take the exhilarating Taupō Swing, reaching speeds of up to 70kmh.
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 grab some breakfast in Taupō town before taking a stroll to the famous Huka Falls. Start your walk at Spa Thermal Park, and check out Otumuheke Stream, a natural hot pool perched on the banks of the Waikato River. The riverside walkway will take you along the banks of the river before reaching the mighty Huka Falls. You will hear these thundering rapids long before you see them as nearly a quarter of million litres of water a second erupts from a natural gorge and over the 11-metre-high falls.
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.