Day Trip to Lake Taupo

Day Trip to Lake Taupo

Take a day trip to the biggest lake in Australasia. Lake Taupo is actually an immense volcanic caldera and is one of the world’s most formidable and active super-volcanoes. Lake Taupo is world renowned for its trout fishing with an abundance of brown and rainbow...
Horse Trekking Ruapehu Homestead

Horse Trekking Ruapehu Homestead

Discover the beautiful Tongariro National Park on horseback on a horse trekking adventure at Ruapehu Homestead in Ohakune. Horse trekking on one of the wonderful horses with experienced guides ensures your horse riding adventure will give you a memorable, rewarding...
Tongariro River Trail Mountain Biking

Tongariro River Trail Mountain Biking

Wind your way through unspoilt bush and stunning scenery along the Tongariro River Trail on a mountain bike adventure. Described as being flat and cruisy, the Tongariro River track is a great trail for beginners or children. It follows the world famous trout river,...
Rivers and Lakes for Summertime Adventure

Rivers and Lakes for Summertime Adventure

Located in the heart of Tongariro National Park on the edge of Mt. Ruapehu, Skotel Alpine Resort offers an excellent base to discover the rivers and lakes in the region for summertime adventure. There are countless streams, rivers, basins and lakes surrounding the...
Indoor Climbing Wall

Indoor Climbing Wall

If the weather is bad, the 8 metre indoor climbing wall at National Park Backpackers in the National Park Township is worth a visit. There are 50 different climbs from beginners to advanced. Gear and free instruction is available. Book your accommodation at Skotel...