CYCLE IT


Cycle or walk the Lion Walk (aka the Great Lake Walkway)

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/biking/trails/


Experience the Waikato River Trails

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/biking/trails/


Meet the great outdoors on the K2K (Great Lake Trail)

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/biking/trails/


Enjoy the Tongariro River Trail

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/biking/trails/ 


Marvel at the exotic forest and geological delights as you ride the Mangakino/Whakamaru cycleway

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/free-activities/mangakino-free-activities/


Spin your wheels with the Taupo BMX Club

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/taupo-bmx-club-inc.aspx


Explore Craters MTB Park

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/biking/trails/


SWEAT IT OUT


Build up a sweat at the Taupo Event’s Centre Fitness Suite

http://www.taupodc.govt.nz/our-services/Leisure-and-Recreation/fitness-studio/Pages/fitness-studio.aspx


Work at your own pace in the relaxed atmosphere of the Community Gym

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/taupo-community-exercise-room.aspx


Try a class at a local gym

http://www.empowerfitness.co.nz/ http://contours.co.nz/taupo http://bodyworxtaupo.co.nz/ http://www.jetts.co.nz/clubs/taupo


Stretch your body and mind at a yoga class

http://www.yogatreetaupo.co.nz/ http://www.loveyogataupo.co.nz/#loveyogataupo


Be an active older adult at the Community Gym

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/seniors-exercise-session.aspx


Join other older adults keeping young at heart at Stretch and Flex classes

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/stretch-and-flex-class.aspx


Shake your body at a Zumba class

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/taupo-zumba-classes-baptist-church.aspx


FOR THE LITTLE ONES


Don’t miss the opportunity to teach your under 5s some fundamental skills

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/taupo-tiny-blacks.aspx  


Let your little ones run free at a local playground

http://www.taupodc.govt.nz/our-services/Leisure-and-Recreation/parks-and-reserves/Pages/playgrounds.aspx


SWIM IT


Take a dip in Great Lake Taupo

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/must-do/jump-in/


Dip your toes or take a swim in Turangi

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/genesis-energy-pool-turangi.aspx


WALK IT


Spa Thermal Park to Huka Falls walk is listed as a top ten family activity

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/walking-hiking/our-top-picks/


Be inspired by the Mangakino walking trails from Waipapa Dam to Atiamuri

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/free-activities/mangakino-free-activities/


JOIN A CLUB


Practice your golf swing in Taupo

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/golf/


Improve your paddling at the Waka Ama Club

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/taupo-waka-ama-club.aspx


Take aim with the Taupo Archery Club

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/directory/taupo-archery-club.aspx


RECREATION


Why not try a spot of trout fishing at the Great Lake?

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/trout-fishing/


Savour a soak at Taupo DeBretts Hot Pools

http://www.taupodebretts.co.nz/taupo-hot-springs-pools/outdoor-pools


Get your adrenalin pumping on the Huka Jets

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/listings/hukafalls-jet/


Visit Taupo’s oldest park Spa Thermal Park

http://www.taupodc.govt.nz/our-services/Leisure-and-Recreation/parks-and-reserves/Pages/parks-and-reserves.aspx


Feel the wind in your hair as you take the plunge at Taupo Bungy

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/adventure/bungy/


Challenge yourself on the Indoor Rock Wall at the Taupo Events Centre

http://www.taupodc.govt.nz/our-services/Leisure-and-Recreation/rock-climbing-wall/Pages/rock-climbing-wall.aspx


Kick a ball or throw a frisbee in a local reserve

http://www.taupodc.govt.nz/our-services/Leisure-and-Recreation/sportsgrounds/Pages/sportsgrounds.aspx


Raft the Tongariro in Turangi

http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/things-to-do/listings/tongariro-river-rafting/



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