Mountain BikingMangakino/Whakamaru Cycle & Walking Trails and Mangakino Swing BridgeHikingPureora Forest ParkMangakino Golf ClubBird WatchingLakeside Leisure

Mountain Biking

The Waikato River Trails will cover 100 km once completed giving mountain bikers plenty of tracks to choose from or try the purpose cut bike tracks around the Lake Taupo region. Mangakino Shuttle Service offer a drop-off & pick-up service anywhere on the River Trail P: Peter 0274 737 496
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Mangakino/Whakamaru Cycle & Walking Trails and Mangakino Swing Bridge

Walkers and mountain bikers can explore a series of free riverside trails. The winding tracks encompass the magic and beauty of native bush, exotic forest, historic landmarks, rock formations, farms, wetlands and of course extensive lake and river views. Discover Mangakino's beauty with its native bush and farmland. Spend family time together and or just go…
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Hiking

Mangakino/Whakamaru Cycle & Walking Trails will cover 100 km once completed. The Pureora Forest Park's 78,000 hectares is also available and hides numerous impressive bush walks beneath towering Totara, Rimu and Matai. Somewhere amid the native bush is a plaque marking the centre of the North Island and New Zealand's largest Totara tree. Guided forest tours are available…
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Pureora Forest Park

Pureora Forest Park can be explored from multiple entry points along State Highway 45 west of Lake Taupo. It is one of the largest intact tracts of native forest in the North Island and has high conservation value due to the variety of plant life and animal habitats available. The park offers excellent camping, picnicking,…
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Mangakino Golf Club

Play a round of golf, try out the challenging Mangakino course; enjoy the lake views and meet some of the local talent. It is a flat undulating 10 hole easy walking course with picturesque views of Lake Maraetai and the surrounding forests. Although classed as a 9 hole course, there is a separate 9th and…
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Lakeside Leisure

Mangakino's picturesque lakefront is stunning for a family picnic. It also has its own unique waterfront cafe enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Free Camping - Mangakino Lakefront Reserve - toilets, power, swim in the lake. Take the boat out, or just relax on the shore and enjoy this ever-popular part of New Zealand. Fishing…
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