Turangi Must Do activities when staying in Motuoapa and Turangi...
Turangi is such an underrated destination! Excellent Trout fishing, gateway to the National Park and closest town to the Tongariro Crossing. Motuoapa bay Holiday park is 5 minutes south of Turangi. Check out some Must Do activities whilst staying with us…
Tongariro Crossing – www.tongarirocrossing.org.nz
Tongariro National Park is the home of the Tongariro crossing and has world Heritage status. World famous for it’s amazing natural landscapes, natural features and cultural importance.
The Tongariro Crossing walking track is 19.4km. The walk can be done in one day but walkers should always go prepared. Correct footware, food and plenty of water is a must. It is an amazing experience, over 100,000 people do the crossing each year. Shuttle’s can do pick up from accommodation or you can do a one way drop off (park car then get bus back to car park)
For more information on the track check out the website
White Water Rafting – www.raftingnewzealand.co.nz
The Tongariro River is a great river for families and enthusiasts to get a taste of White water rafting while taking in some magic New Zealand scenery. Rafting New Zealand is an excellent rafting company based in Turangi. A wide range of White water trips , grade 2 to grade 5. Trips end in a well deserved beverage and hot sausage. really friendly staff all professionally trained to ensure a safe and exciting white water experience. Give the locally owned and operated Rafting New Zealand team a call or check out their website
Tongariro River Cycle Trail – www.ridenz.co/trails/tongariro-river
Motuoapa is a great place to base yourself for some great cycle trails. As well as the Officel Great Lake Cycle Trail there is an easy local trail along the Tongariro River, The Tongariro River Cycle Trail. A 15km trail that is ideal for families to get some fresh air and enjoy some fun mountain biking. Start and finish from a local reserve where there are public toilets and space for a picnic lunch. After your ride take a short drive to Tokaanu Hot Thermal Pools