Geothermal Wonderland... Adventure Playground... Mountain Biking Mecca... Tranquil Retreat...
Located only minutes from Great Lake Taupo, and less than an hour’s drive from Rotorua, Wairakei Tourist Park is an area which has all the elements of an amazing family holiday. Combining natural marvels like the magnificent Huka Falls and active geothermal areas with thrilling adventure activities, excellent accommodation and dining options, this region is sure to please every member of the family.
Wairakei Tourist Park is riverside and rural, thermal and thoughtful with something for adrenalin junkies, quiet plodders and most things in between. The park boasts the popular and well-known natural features of Craters of the Moon and Huka Falls. New Zealand’s longest river, the Waikato, runs through it. Clustered around many natural attractions are tourism ventures and businesses that can keep visitors busy, amused and relaxed for days.
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Things to do
Craters Mountain Bike Park
Craters has something for every mountain bike enthusiast. Enjoy riding the fantastic trails surrounded by the exotic pine and eucalyptus plantations. The volcanic pumice soils allow for year round riding, with free draining qualities that are not found anywhere else in New Zealand!