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.
Earn a medal in your own backyard by doing one of these conservation actions at home.
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.