Our Trails

Craters MTB Park

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grade - easy grade - advanced
Grade 2 - 4 Easy - Adv

Craters MTB Park has great variety of singletrack that suits beginner to intermediate skill levels.

Beginners right through to expert riders will find trails these trails great fun, this purpose built trail network includes over 60km of singletrack.


Shuttle Options

Trail grades are based on technical difficulty only.

grade - easy
Grade 2 Easy
20 km
grade - intermediate
Grade 3 Intermediate
25 km
grade - advanced
Grade 4 Advanced
5 km

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.