Hauraki Rail Trail - Day Rides, Paeroa

4.6
#6 of 14 in Trails in Waikato Region
Hiking Trail Nature / Park
Set off on some of the most picturesque cycle rides in the country with Hauraki Rail Trail - Day Rides, an operator offering adventures on bike trails winding through rock tunnels, around waterfalls, and across multiple suspension bridges. Depending on your prefences and fitness level, choose from various trails like Thames to Paeroa, and Waihi Pit Rim Trail. Along the way, riders have plenty of reasons to get off their bikes. Explore tunnels lit by glowworms, peer out rock-hewn windows onto a massive gorge, or watch gold being discovered in an open-pit mine. While the trails are not extremely challenging, young children may have trouble. Helmets and bike locks are provided, but bring your own flashlight to explore the tunnels. Arrange to visit Hauraki Rail Trail - Day Rides and other attractions in Paeroa using our Paeroa vacation planner.
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  • The section from the tunnel to Waihi is fun and spectacular. Other sections are less interesting, mainly farmland  more »
  • Our own bikes were damaged on the way down from Auckland ,so we had a delay and had to hire bikes at short notice. Michael at the bike hire had our hire bikes delivered to our accommodation so we coul...  more »
  • A well maintained track and easy ride from Thames through to Waihi. A number of places to stop along the way to rest and refresh  more »

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