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The Great Lake Trail is a 70 kilometre purpose built mountain biking/walking/running trail situated close to Lake Taupo in the centre of New Zealand's North Island. The trail follows the western shore of Lake Taupo, and takes in stunning views...more
This is a lovely walk that can be as short as you want or up to around 5 miles each way. At various points thermal streams enter the lake so the beach and water is warm. An enjoyable way to spend a few hours
A really well done walk/run/cycle way. This trip we’ve walked it, run it and cycled it - fun on all fronts. Great ammenities and well maintained. Will be back with the dog next visit. If you can stay lakefront because then you have direct access.
Rented bikes for four hours to cycle part of the trail and it didn’t disappoint. Once you get away from the centre there are very few people and a relaxing environment. Great way to spend some hours when the weather is pleasant.
Grab a map and pick your trail and enjoy a fantastic walk or cycle if you're into cycling. We walked at several different spots and enjoyed the scenery very much. The trail is shared with cyclists so keep your wits about you, some are courteous...More