The Great Lake Taupo region offers some of the best mountain biking trails in the world. Many follow spectacular bush tracks with views of rivers, lake and mountains, accompanied by stunning native birdsong.

Whakaipo Lodge is ideally situated close to many of the following trails and your hosts, Garth & Angie, have experienced most of them. Talk to them about which trails might best suit your experience & time available.

  • Great Lake Trail including The W2K, K2K and Waihaha Trail
  • Craters MTB Park
  • The Timber Trail
  • 42nd Traverse
  • The Tongariro River Trail
  • The Rotary Ride – Aratiatia/Huka Falls Trail
  • The Great Lake Pathway stretching 15km along Lake Taupo's shore.


Let our sister business Adventure Shuttles get you and your bikes to the trail head. We can also arrange bikes/equipment if you require this. Check out for more information.