Turangi Tongariro

In the 1960's Turangi was dubbed the town for all seasons and over the decades it has grown into its name. Popular for trout fishing on the Tongariro River, Turangi has blossomed into a mecca for all things outdoors.

With its central location, abundant activites and well-priced accommodation, Turangi Tongariro is a great holiday choice for people on all budgets.

Turangi Tongariro is a nature-lovers paradise with many outdoor activities like mountain biking, white water rafting, kayaking, fishing and hiking.

Well known for its fly fishing on the Tongariro River, Turangi Tongariro is a popular place to stay for those planning on hitting the slopes at nearby Whakapapa Ski Area.

Turangi Tonagriro is a great place to stay while exploring the dual world heritage Tongariro National Park or while walking the spectacular Tongariro Alpine Crossing. It is also close to the Kaimanawa Forest Park, popular for its hunting, fishing, and tramping. 

Another nearby site of interest is the Opotaka, home of the famous Ka Mate haka

Five kilometres from the Turangi town centre is the historic village of Tokaanu with its thermal walk, mineral pools and one of only two lakeside restaurants on Lake Taupo. There is a historic wharf and marina for boaties on the southern end of Lake Taupo. 

A scenic drive along State Highway 41 will bring you to the western bays of Pukawa, Omori and Kuratau. Here you will find sandy white beaches and stunning scenery. It is a great place for water activities and bush walks.

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