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Attractions & Activities

There are many attractions in and around Te Awamutu for all ages. Of special interest are the world-renowned Rose Gardens.

In Te Awamutu

Walks in Town

Nearby Reserves & Walking Tracks

Lake Ngaroto
Lake Ngaroto
Includes a relatively easy 90-minute walk around the lake. The walkway is mostly flat and includes stretches of boardwalk, dirt and grass pathways.
Yarndley's Bush
Yarndley's Bush
An easy 30 minute walk though one of the largest Kahikatea stands in the North Island. The track is wooden boardwalk from start to finish.
Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari
New Zealand's most ambitious conservation project offers a variety of bush walks including a 16m canopy tower, a range of guided day and night tours and an informative Visitor Centre.
Walter Scott Reserve
Walter Scott Bush Reserve
At Ngutunui, on the way to Kawhia. Includes two easy/moderate walks—one is about 30 minutes and the other is about 2 hours.
Mt. Kakepuku
About 11km from Te Awamutu. A 1½ - 2 hour walk to the summit (450m).
Mt. Pirongia
About 22km from Te Awamutu (959m).

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