Whakaipo Bay

Kinloch, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

Whakaipo Bay's bike trail stretches for 28 kilometers along Taupo Lake, connecting you to Acacia Bay and to Kinloch Bay. There is an addition 9 km that can be added to your trip, known as the Headland Loop. This trail connects to Whangamata Bluffs and provides spectacular views of the Lake.

This grassy beach is surrounded by native bush that has ben planted by Living Legends volunteers and King Country Rugby Legend Sir Colin Meads. Over 8000 native trees have been planted in Whakaipo Bay Recreation Reserve. Over 5000 of those were planted during the Rugby World Cup in 2011.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Whakaipo Bay is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Waikato Regional Council measures water quality at 12 locations on Lake Taupō from November - March.

Freshwater sites are tested for E.coli levels and baseflow water clarity.

Data is compiled into graphs in order to give a representation of the water quality trends around the lake.

Due to the monitoring schedule we cannot provide a current status for Lake Taupō swim sites in Swim Guide.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around storm water outfalls and at stream mouths.

For information on the historical water quality for sites in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/Water/Lakes/Lake-Taupo/How-clean-is-Lake-Taupo/Water-quality-monitoring-map/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Whakaipo Bay

Kinloch, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   

Whakaipo Bay's bike trail stretches for 28 kilometers along Taupo Lake, connecting you to Acacia Bay and to Kinloch Bay. There is an addition 9 km that can be added to your trip, known as the Headland Loop. This trail connects to Whangamata Bluffs and provides spectacular views of the Lake.

This grassy beach is surrounded by native bush that has ben planted by Living Legends volunteers and King Country Rugby Legend Sir Colin Meads. Over 8000 native trees have been planted in Whakaipo Bay Recreation Reserve. Over 5000 of those were planted during the Rugby World Cup in 2011.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Whakaipo Bay is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Waikato Regional Council measures water quality at 12 locations on Lake Taupō from November - March.

Freshwater sites are tested for E.coli levels and baseflow water clarity.

Data is compiled into graphs in order to give a representation of the water quality trends around the lake.

Due to the monitoring schedule we cannot provide a current status for Lake Taupō swim sites in Swim Guide.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around storm water outfalls and at stream mouths.

For information on the historical water quality for sites in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/Water/Lakes/Lake-Taupo/How-clean-is-Lake-Taupo/Water-quality-monitoring-map/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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