Kids at the Tongariro National Trout Centre. Image: Krysia Nowak | DOC
Combine a walk to a beautiful lake with a picnic and maybe even a swim.
Something fishy is going on here, but you’ll have to drop in to see! Step into our freshwater paradise and frolic with our fascinating friends - native fish, trout and even whio.
The Waipahihi Botanical Gardens are a piece of paradise close to Taupō town centre. Walking tracks take you through beautiful native bush and forest trees as well as flowering plants from faraway lands.
Wharewaka to Waipahihi hikoi is a fantastic journey along the shore of Lake Taupo. Be amazed by the natural environment and amenities to cater for all age groups and abilities.
Earn a medal in your own backyard by doing one of these conservation actions at home.