This is an easy grade 2 family ride with nice river views, through some pretty bushes and regenerating Manuka, along the Tongariro River, one of New Zealand's finest trout fisheries.
Begin your ride from any of the public access points off Taupahi Road, Turangi and ride across the big swing bridge at Major Jones Pool. Don’t forget to look down for the trout. Best stop while you do though. We reckon its best to ride the east side up river then cross at Red Hut Pool on the big swing bridge there and ride back downstream.
There are a few steps you’ll have to carry your bike up but not too many. If you have time, park up and check out the National Trout Centre. It's fantastic and possibly the closest you'll ever get to a trout!
Sarah Ulmer narrates a video of the ride. just click on the image below to watch and enjoy.
Taupo - Turangi return 1-2 people $180, additional passengers 3-4 people $25 pp
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For more information, check out Tongariro River Tracks
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