Hauraki Rail Trail - Day Rides, Paeroa

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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. Plan to see Hauraki Rail Trail - Day Rides and other attractions that appeal to you using our Paeroa trip itinerary planner .
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  • The three main traila are between Thames, Paeroa, Waihi, Te Aroha. The prettiest is between Paeroa and Waihi, via Waikino, slight uphill, but easily doable by novices like me. Bike hire in all the abo...  more »
  • Incredible experience! A long lazy peddle through farmland, followed by a beautiful trip through a tunnel and up alongside the spectacular river to the falls. A breathtaking way to see this part of Ne...  more »
  • We cycled from Waikino to Karangahake return and thoroughly enjoyed learning about the mining history of the area as we went. Trails are in excellent condition and the signage is very informative. Hig...  more »
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