Craters MTB Park
Trail grades are based on technical difficulty only.
About the Trail
Craters MTB Park is network of singetrack trails located in the Wairakei Forest, just a few minutes North of Taupo CBD. All the trails are purpose built for mountain biking and are continually maintained and improved. Most of the trails are in a commercial pine forest, while some of them go through areas of native forest. Craters MTB Park is very well signposted, at the start of each trail there is a sign with the trail name and grade. The vast majority of the trails within Craters MTB Park are one-way only.
Hard tail (front suspension only): Specialized Rockhopper Expert ($1600 retail value)
- $70 for one day
High-end full suspension mountain bikes: Specialized Camber Comp ($4000 retail value)
- $120 for one day
E-bikes (electric mountain bikes) are available in hard tail and full suspension models. Ask us for more details and prices. Limited quantities available.
Our hire bikes come with a helmet, spare inner tube, tire levers, pump, and multi tool. The bikes come standard with flat pedals, but we can fit Shimano SPD pedals for you on request.
For your enjoyment, it is important that you hire the right size bike, so we are here to help. When you contact us to make your booking, we will gather the correct information to get you on the right size bike. Our hire bikes are high quality and you can be sure to have a great ride because they are cleaned, checked, and serviced between every use.
NOTE: Bike hire only (without transport or guiding) for the Whaka Forest trails requires a higher minimum number. Ask us.
Bike hire is usually paired with transport services or guiding. However, we can provide bike hire only if you are looking for hire a full suspension bike for 2 or more days.
If you are booking a shuttle and bike hire, your bike will be on the shuttle ready to go at the time of pick up. You do not pick up your bike beforehand.