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Cycle Huka Falls and Aratiatia Dam

Wednesday 5, April 2017

Cycle Huka Falls, Aratiatia and Rapids Jet! Did you know you can Mountain Bike to Huka Falls and to Aratiatia Dam. Whilst there you may as well jump on Rapids Jet too!

Lake Taupo is fast becoming a cycle destination in it’s own right. Trails for all levels of skills following the Lake, challenging downhill and cross country trails. A new established trail has created an excellent way to take a scenic trail that takes in 3 of Taupo’s top must do activities.

Start at Spa Park, a recreational Park in central Taupo. Now highly rated as a must do activity after being listed in the world infamous Lonely planet Guide the thermal waters at Spa Park is a great way to start or finish your ride.  There is a seperate walking track and Bike trail that goes to Huka falls and on to Aratiatia Dam. check out the times of the opening of the Aratiatia Dam before leaving to ensure you don’t miss this popular display of man vs water.

Aratiatia Dam opening times here

Cycle Huka Falls takes about 45 minutes and is a fun ride for all ages. Allow half a day for  return trip to Aratiatia Dam and Rapids Jet. Take in the Huka falls on the way and ensure timing to see the dam open!

The walk from Spa Park to Huka falls takes about 40 minutes each way. For more information on this unique way to come to Rapids Jet give the team a call.

If interested in hiring a bike to Cycle Huka falls and all the way to Rapids Jet contact local Bike hire Pack and Pedal here in Taupo. www.packandpedaltaupo.com

 

Spa Park – Huka Falls Walkway

Trails Spa Park to Aratiatia Dam via Huka Falls