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The Bridge to Nowhere - Mangapurua Track

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

Time: 4-5hrs riding and a jet boat ride, Distance: 35km, Cycling Grade: 3

Arriving at the top of the Ohakune Mountain Road

Time: 40mins, Distance: 17km, Cycling Grade: 2

Start of the Old Coach Road

Time: 2hrs, Distance: 15km, Cycling Grade: 2

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Tukino 2wd Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tukino 2wd Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Just like camping on Mars!

Central Crater - Northern Circuit

Time: 3 - 4 days

Time: 4 - 6 days

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Emerald Lakes

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

19.4 km one-way | 7-8 hours one-way

Top of the world......  - Tama Lakes

Tama Lakes

Whakapapa Village

Tama Lakes

Whakapapa Village

17 km return | 5-6 hours return

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Mel

New Zealand

Central North island has excellent mountain biking tracks: Craters of the Moon in Taupo, 42nd Traverse, Fishers Track, Old Coach Road, Mangapurua Valley just to name a few. Check with locals about the conditions of the tracks, in the winter some tracks are unrideable and with the pumice in the soil, you will ruin your brakes! Check weather and be prepared, a lot of these places have limited cell phone coverage and can be in very rural areas so you need to be self sufficient. Definitely bring a head light; it has often come to good use.

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Mangawhero Camping Ground - Ohakune

Mangawhero Campsite

Tongariro National Park

Mangawhero Campsite

Tongariro National Park

Discovery Lodge

Tongariro Crossing Transport

Discovery Lodge

Tongariro Crossing Transport

Driving towards Mt Ngauruhoe

Amazing landscapes and incredible scenery.

Taranaki Falls in all thier glory

Taranaki Falls

Whakapapa Village

Taranaki Falls

Whakapapa Village

6 km return | 2 hours return

Close up of Silica Rapids

Silica Rapids

Whakapapa Village

Silica Rapids

Whakapapa Village

7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

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Heidi

New Zealand

Tupapakurua Falls track starts 3kms along Fishers Track in National Park village, an awesome trail run or walk. The first part of the track is well graded up to Taranaki Lookout. The walk to the falls is downhill along a slightly rougher track marked with lots of blue tape, there are some cool viewing points along the way, especially the one that looks out over huge flat areas that are covered with ponga trees and give this Jurassic Park type panoramic view – awesome. Continue down to the bottom and follow the stream up to the falls, you can almost get right underneath them.

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Tongariro National Park

DOC Visitor Centre

Tongariro National Park

DOC Visitor Centre

Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation...

Halfway between Auckland and Wellington - and surrounded by Great Walks, and National Parks we are in the perfect spot for travelers to spend some time getting to see New Zealand.

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Ohinepane Camping Ground - Whanganui Journey

Ohinepane Campsite

Ohinepane Recreation Reserve

Ohinepane Campsite

Ohinepane Recreation Reserve

Great Walk Hut

Whakahoro Campsite

Whanganui National Park

Whakahoro Campsite

Whanganui National Park

Great Walk Hut