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Time: Depends on route taken

Time: 4 - 5 hr, Distance: 13 km return

Umukarikari Track

Kaimanawa Forest Park

Umukarikari Track

Kaimanawa Forest Park

Time: 4-6 hours

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Five Mile Bay Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Five Mile Bay Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

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Heidi

New Zealand

Tongariro National Park had dual heritage status, not just for the natural stuff but also because of the huge cultural significance of this area. There are historical sites dotted around the place such as Te Porere; there is a lot of information to be found about the local legends at visitors centres. Immerse yourself

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Oruatua Picnic Site

Overnight Campervan Parking

Oruatua Picnic Site

Overnight Campervan Parking

Note no freedom camping at this site between December 20th and the 7th of February.

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

Great place for Kids.

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Urchin Carpark

Kaimanawa Forest Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Urchin Carpark

Kaimanawa Forest Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

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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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5 minute walk

Warmth among the cold - Spa Park, Taupo

Public access hot river at Spa Park, Taupo