The Waikato River Trail stretches 105km along the banks for NZ longest river, from the southern end of Lake Karapiro to Atiamuri, north of Taupo. The trail is divided into 5 sections each named after the dam or lake at the north end. The Waikato River Trail is very varied with a mixture of grade 2 - 4 and can be ridden in either direction.
2017 Scheduled trips
Feb 25 & 26 • Maraetai Package (sold out)
Or you can choose your own date which will be subject to availability and minimum numbers and pricing.
This package includes a shuttle on the morning of day 1 to North end of the trail, and a shuttle on day 2 to the South end of the trail, as well as one night of accommodation at the Maraetai Lodge in Mangakino. You may like to travel to the lodge as stay the night before your ride as well. You can self cater at the lodge, or eat at the Hui Hut Restaurant/cafe.
Day 1: Ride 65km from Little Waipa to Mangakino
Day 2: Ride 38km from Mangakino to Atiamuri
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Guiding: Contact us for pricing
Bike hire: $60 per person per day
Round trip transport from Taupo
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For other options on this trail, contact us about custom trips and shuttles.