Walking Hiking in Taupo

Walking and Hiking in the Taupo Region

The Great Lake Taupo region offers some of the most beautiful walks in the world.  Enjoy a range of walks for all ages and fitness levels, across many different types of terrain.

From the two hour stroll to Huka Falls and back, to the world-famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Taupo is a walker's paradise.


Take an enchanting walking through native flora and fauna. Located only 15 kms from Lake Taupo in the direction of Hawkes Bay on State-Highway 5.

Winter Tongariro alpine crossing

Experience New Zealand’s rugged and beautiful landscape on the world-renowned Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks. Be guided by the best with Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures.

The Tongariro alpine crossing

Ruapehu District - Central Plateau - North Island of New Zealand

The Tongariro Crossing walking trek in New Zealand’s world heritage Tongariro National Park in the central North Island is one of the most scenic walks in New Zealand and is an absolute must do on any trip to New Zealand.