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Taupo, Turangi & Tongariro National Parks

Forests, tussocklands and river valleys...

 Taupo national park walks Kaimanawa Forest Park lies to the south of Taupō and is renowned for its beautiful river valleys, wide tussock terrain, grassy flats and gorges.
Kaimanawa Forest Park information and maps >>   

Explore the Pureroa Forest Park, one of the finest examples of rainforest, rich in bird life and ash buried ancient forests. 
Pureroa Forest Park information and maps >>

The Whirinaki Rainforest is a fascinating and educational eco-cultural experience.  The natural wilderness of these parks can be seen by tramping, climbing, biking and scenic flights.  Take the opportunity to trout fish, hunt, horse trek and study the flora and fauna.  This is a wondrous natural environment.
Whirinaki Rainforest information and maps >>

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