Opepe Historic Reserve

Take an enchanting walking through native flora and fauna. Located only 15 kms from Lake Taupo in the direction of Hawkes Bay on State-Highway 5.

Opepe Reserve makes the ideal location for birdwatching as many native species to New Zealand inhabit the area. Stand next to a variety of mighty native trees at dominate the ever-green reserve.

Two tracks are available:

Loop Track - This takes about one hour and takes you around a loop of native trees and plaques with scientific descriptions

Cemetery Track - This track leads you through native surroundings and opens to the grave sites of five British men who were ambushed by Local Maori Chief Te Kooti and his men.

A rewarding dip in our Hot Springs will most certainly revive the soul. Known for its healing properties, many people have been soaking in these pools for over 140 years.

See you soon.