MEET THE WILDLIFE IN TAUPO – KIDS FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO
Let’s get the kids outdoors and meet the wildlife. Taupo offers several options for families with native bush walks through Department of Conservation (DOC) reserves and parks with the possibility of a chance to sight wild horses in the Kaimanawa Forest Park. Enjoy a family friendly trout encounter at the National Trout Centre.There is a sweet surprise for kids at the Huka Honey Hive with an introduction to beekeeping and honey flavoured ice creams. Dog lovers can meet furry, friendly locals the Siberian Husky at Dog Sledding New Zealand | Timberline Racing Huskies are sure fire success for kids who are fascinated with all things canine. A highlight is the New Zealand birds of prey, the Morepork. NZ’s hunting owl is elusive in the wild and the volunteers of the morepork’s rehaliliation centre passion for birds gives visitors a chance to hear the story of the owl and their importance to the New Zealand environment.