The Wattyl Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is celebrated since 1977.
The Cycling’s sport attracts lot of sportsmen and now days the event takes place once a year, in the last week of November.
It is known as the most important popular sport’s event in New Zealand. The event emphasizes the sport’s challenge facet not the contest one. Seven different challenges are suggested, starting from one encircling of the lake (about 160Km) or two cycles of 320 Km. Most of the participants choose the one cycle of 160 Km (about 100 miles) that passes lengthwise Taupo’s charming coasts.
Even if you do not cycle, don’t miss the festival’s mood of the ending events.