Guided Hiking & Biking Packages

The Great Lake Taupo region boasts of some of the best hiking and biking trails in New Zealand and is a must do activity for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Chris Jolly Outdoors offers hiking and mountain biking packages that can be catered to suit your individual fitness levels and requirements. We can arrange everything for you to make your adventure a smooth and hassle-free one including professional guides, transfers, bike hire and packed lunches.

With a backdrop of mountains, lakes and forests, from alpine terrain and river trails, geothermal wonderlands and areas of significant historic importance, you can expect some great short and long trips through diverse areas of remarkable beauty.

Guided New Zealand Hikes

With such varied landscapes in such a small area, it is no wonder that thousands of people walk on Great Lake Taupo’s hiking trails each month. One of the most amazing one day walks (rated best one day hike in New Zealand and in the top 6 hikes in the world by Lonely Planet) is the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a 19.4 km hike through the Tongariro National Park covering some of the most dramatic landscapes you’ll ever see.

Our professional guides will ensure you have an amazing, informational and most importantly safe hiking experience on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing or on any other hiking or walking trails you wish to explore.

Guided New Zealand Mountain Biking

The Great Lake Taupo region has some of the best biking in New Zealand, with internationally recognised purpose-built trails to suit every type of bike rider.

One of the main attractions of mountain biking in the region is its free-draining pumice soil which allows excellent riding conditions all year-round – even in mid-winter.

Come ride the Great Lake Trail, part of the new New Zealand Cycle Trail (Nga Haerenga), or any of Great Lake Taupo’s biking trails with Chris Jolly Outdoor’s professional biking guides. You will not be dissapointed!