Off Mountain Winter Activities

Get your heart pumping with one of the various adventure activities on offer, or if you'd prefer something a little more mellow, choose to walk one of the stunningly scenic walks or hikes in the region. There are trails available for all fitness levels and many are just as beautiful under a shower of rain. 

With hundreds of kilometres of trails to suit riders of all abilities, the Taupo region is also a world-class mountain biking destination with International Mountain Bike Association Silver Ride Centre status.

If you're wallet is burning a hole in your pocket, you're in luck. The Great Lake Taupo region is also home to a fabulous range of retail shops, rental outlets, outdoor stores and ski and snowboard workshops with the best product range in the North Island.

You'll find plenty of tasty options when it comes time to re-fuel for another day ahead. Take your pick from hearty pub fare, fine dining with locally-sourced produce, cheap and cheerful takeaways or a nourishing lunch and well-earnt coffee.

With activities for adults and children of all ages, indoor and outdoor options and plenty to do during the colder winter months, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to planning your winter holiday here in Great Lake Taupo. 

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