The Surrounding regions
of the Central North Island


South Claragh is well-situated as a base for exploring the centre of the North Island.

We know and love the part of the world we live in and are always happy to discuss possible activities and places of interest with our guests. Here a few samples of the many activities in our area: Catch yourself a trout at Lake Taupo...

..and have it fresh the same day at our BBQ
Check out the fantastic Waitomo Caves
Visit the famous Tongariro National Park
Explore the Huka Falls, Rotorua and the Wairakei Valley geothermal power station, there is so much to do & see.
For further information refer to the
local Information Centres


A quiet base to return to after days spent exploring the central North Island, we are close to:

  • Pureora Forest Park (10 minutes drive)

  • Tongariro National Park (1.5 hours)

  • Orakei Korako (45 minutes)

  • Huka Falls (25 minutes)

  • Rotorua (1 hour)

  • Taupo Town (25 minutes)

  • Lake Taupo (20 minutes)

  • Trout fishing (20 minutes)

  • Waitomo (1.5 hours)


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