With four beautiful Lakes in the local Tarawera area, it’s no surprise that boating, swimming and fishing are popular recreational actions here.
There are many operators to choose from if you are looking at spending some time in or around the water.


  • The local volcanic landscape offers unique opportunities for keen Mountain Bikers. Whakarewarewa fort has one of the longest, and best, trail systems in the country -

This remarkable natural landscape is best appreciated when viewed from the air.

Two companies provide flights over the area and are able to land and take off from the Buried Village.


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