Scenic Drive 2 - Short Route

Scenic Drive 2 -  Short Route

Features: Quiet country roads, some gravel, outstanding scenery. Travel time 1 hour.

Points of Interest:

  • Extensive views of North King Country.
  • Ruakuri Walkway - A very well formed and signposted walking track through native bush and stunning limestone formations. Access is via Tumutumu road.
  • Waitomo Village and surrounding area - Home to many excellent tourism/adventure tourism ventures including black water rafting and abseiling, cave tours and farm show.

Direction of Travel: In Piopio, turn into Kea Street then travel on into Mairoa Road. Turn left into Ngapenga Road, then right into Waipuna Road, right into Te Anga Road and travel on to Waitomo.

Alternative extension:
Turn left at Te Anga Road and travel to Marokopa and Kiritehere as in Route 1.

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