Lake Karapiro is a man-made lake on the Waikato River and is famous as a world-class paddling venue. Various water sports occasions are held at the lake including yachting, powerboating, paddling and water skiing. The focal point of the activity is Lake Karapiro Domain where outdoors and cabin offices are accessible. There are a few strolling tracks close-by including the globally noteworthy Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, which highlights a 16 meter high backwoods covering seeing tower, a 600 year old rata and prospering local species. Cyclists and mountain bikers come here to experiment with the Te Awa Cycle Trail and the close-by Waikato River Trails. Evening time kayaking glowworm visits are likewise on offer. Karapiro is arranged 6km from Cambridge, where you'll discover shops, eateries, bistros and fuel.