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National Equestrian Centre, Taupo

The National Equestrian Centre was founded on a 90-acre site in Taupo by G.P. and Pat Donnelly in 1975. An equine training centre was added five years later, and courses were then introduced to help riders of all ages acquire the horsemanship skills needed to look after horses. You can book lessons at the centre or watch their programme of events. You can even book a ride through the forest with local experts, Taupo Horse Treks.

National Equestrian Centre, Taupo

Address: 114 Rapids Rd - 3378 - Rotokawa - New Zealand Website: http://www.ninec.co.nz/
GPS coordinates: -38.6352136, 176.0877403
Designed by John Harris, Michael Wolveridge and Peter Thomson, a 5-time winner of the Open Championship, this historic course opened in 1970 as the country's only internationally recognised course. In…
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GPS coordinates: -38.648617609104, 176.09002590179
The Huka Falls are New Zealand's most popular natural attraction. As the Waikato River leaves Lake Taupo, it narrows from 100 metres wide into a channel only 15 metres across.…
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GPS coordinates: -38.645153, 176.0690585
Wairakei Tourist Park offers attractions and activities that appeal to all ages. Aside from thrilling jet-boat rides and mountain-biking trails, guests enjoy the Craters of the Moon geothermal walkway. This 45-minute…
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GPS coordinates: -38.63785, 176.089876
Huka Honey Hive has been a Taupo institution since the late 1980s and is now New Zealand's most important outlet where you can taste their range of honeys, honey ice…
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GPS coordinates: -38.798160952266, 175.91365462422
Formed after an enormous volcanic eruption approximately 27,000 years ago, expansive Lake Taupo teems with fish and is surrounded by beech forests. With its mild climate, alpine scenery and attractions…
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GPS coordinates: -38.662592621908, 176.14860534668
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GPS coordinates: -38.629746818742, 176.10060030747
Young visitors will doubtless enjoy the pedal boats, aqua trikes and trout feeding at the Huka Prawn Park. Every prawn you catch is yours to cook on the barbecue and…
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