Best trails in Taupo

place New Zealand

What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Taupo, New Zealand. The Waipakihi Hut Loop is the most popular trail. The trails have 9 user reviews with great photos and information. There are trails of various difficulty levels including easy, medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Blue Lake and Red Crater Trail and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Aratiatia Rapids Lookout Walk. The longest trail is the Te Iringa - Oamaru Hut Track - Cascade Hut at 47 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Tauranga - Taupō River Walk at 1 km. Get off line access to Shop, Water, Restaurant, and Peak locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

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