With so much to see and explore in New Zealand taking advantage of the many maintained cycling trails allows you the opportunity to enjoy more of the natural beauty. The Waikato may be known for its farmland but it’s quickly gaining a reputation as the cycling hub of New Zealand. Hire bikes; cycle around the Waikato and get exploring the region’s cycling trails on two wheels.
Bike hire and helmet hire from $40 per day
Transport, drop-off and collection of bikes and riders at cycle trails
Include a short cycle trail into your tour
Information on the ever-increasing range of routes for recreational cyclists
Home to the famous Avantidrome, a leading sports and leisure facility with a purpose built cycling velodrome, the Waikato region is making the most of New Zealand’s growing enthusiasm for this sport with the creation of world-class cycling trails.
TE AWA – The Great New Zealand River Ride
Te Awa walk and cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south. This track is an easy ride, mainly flat with a few short but steep hills. You can choose to do the whole route or sections that suit your time and interests.
The Waikato River Trails
The Waikato River Trails are a fascinating, adventurous ride showcasing New Zealand’s longest river the Mighty Waikato. A multi purpose trail ideal for mountain biking, walking and running. This undulating trail can be challenging in places, but the well marked route takes you through areas previously seen by only a few.
Hauraki Rail Trail
The Hauraki Rail Trail is a Grade One cycle trail, and suitable for all fitness levels and cycling skills. With the 160km track made up of 5 sections, there is a range of scenic day rides to comfortable 3 to 4 day tour rides.
Redwoods- Whakarewarewa Forest
If you are looking for a high paced and adrenaline pumping ride look no further than the Redwoods of Rotorua. One of the oldest mountain bike networks in the country, with 130km of trails there is something for everyone.
Te Ara Ahi – Termal by Bike
This 48km intermediate bike trail will take you through thermal wonderlands, past steaming vents and bubbling sub pools. Enjoy this culturally rich area as you explore this area rich in Maori history and Folklore. We strongly suggest you take 2 days for this trail.
Great Lake Trail
On the shores of the Great Lake Taupo is a mountain bike adventure trail which takes you alone the northern shore of the azure lake and through native bush. A boat shuttle links the different sections of the trail and allows for pick ups and drop offs from various picturesque bays along the trail.
The Timber Trail
Traverse through ancient forest with spectacular scenery complemented by rich and unique history of the area as you take in the 85km trail. Take in the incredible vistas from the 8 large suspension bridges, including the longest suspension bridge open for cycling in the country, along this trail.
Cambridge also has its own local attractions, cafes, walks, and Cycle trails. Your next adventure awaits, learn more about the best attractions in the area & let us plan a trip for you or join one of our tours