Activity

Mountain Bike Trails

That Dam Lodge
Walking and mountain bike trails, we are right on the waikato river trails with over 50 kms of well-formed trails with board walks and swing bridges, Easy going to the more advanced it’s all here, the trails wind their way along river flats merging into a number of picturesque hydro lakes. Admire the mighty hydro Dams there are four with in a day’s walk or ride of That Dam Lodge.

we suggest three days to cover the waikato river trails.

Check out http://www.thetimbertrail.com/ Set in Pureora forest park 1/2 hr drive from lodge to the start of this trail we can arrange shuttle service as required 

Shuttle Waikato river trails and Timber trails

yes we offer a shuttle from the lodge for our guests,we will shuttle bunny in your car , or we can arrange shuttle services for larger groups ,
Blue Tui Shuttles offer a great service for larger groups http://www.bluetui.co.nz/ we will drop you off on the waikato river trail so you only need to do a one way trip back to the lodge, we can offer packed lunch from The Dam Café and home cooked meals at night, ask about package room and meal deals.


 


Pureora Forest Park

That Dam Lodge

Pureora Forest Park straddles the Hauhungaroa and Rangitoto Ranges between Lake Taupo and TeKuiti. It is a hidden wonderland of tall trees, clear rivers and rare wildlife. There are many Walking and Mountain bike trails, the park is only 30 minutes drive from That Dam Lodge.

Tramping tracks

Fishing

That Dam Lodge

The hydro lakes hold lots of fresh water fish We have canoes and kayaks for hire if required That Dam Lodge is a great place to base camp. World famous Grate Lake Taupo is only 30 minutes’ drive, the western bays fishing is just up the road.

Hunting

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Pigs and Red Deer Roam the Pureora Forest Park also the pine forests near by hold good numbers of pigs hunting permits are required.

Water Skiing

That Dam Lodge

Lake Whakamaru is one of the best Water ski wake boarding locations around the lake winds around massive tree lined cliffs 19 kms up stream. You will always find flat water somewhere, even Yogi Bear stopped by for a ski. There are two good sealed boat ramps near by, We have two self-contained, three bedroom cottages these are great for the family ski weekend

  • Mountain Bike Trails
  • Walking Tracks
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Water skiing
  • Canoes
  • Nice lake and river
  • Mountain Bike Trails
  • Walking Tracks
  • Waikato River Trails