6 Wharf Street, Paeroa, Hauraki, NZ

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Hauraki Cycle Trail

Multi Day Rides

About this Ride

Multiday / Weekenders

There are five sections to the trail: Kaiaua to Thames (including Kopu); Thames to Paeroa (including Matatoki, Puriri, Hikutaia); Paeroa to Waihi (including Karangahake, Waikino); Paeroa to Te Aroha; Te Aroha to Matamata (to be completed in 2019)

The full Trail can be comfortably ridden in  5 days (or 3-4 days for more experienced riders) OR select your own start and finish stations depending on the number of days you have available.

Talk to us about your cycling plans and we will organise your bikes, accommodation, luggage transfers and book any add-ons associated with the trail.

2 day / 1 night: 

Paeroa – Thames / Paeroa – Waihi   / Paeroa - Te Aroha (any 2)

Day 1 / 2 - Leave from Paeroa and our shuttle will take you to one of the trail’s start points and you take the rail trail back to Paeroa. Or cycle to another station (Waihi, Te Aroha, Thames) and our Sherpa shuttle will pick you up and return you to Paeroa.

 Package includes:

Bike hire – standard bike, helmet, bike lock, rear carrier bag

Accommodation – share twin in Paeroa

* Accommodation does not include meals

Shuttle – Pick up/Drop off at start and a return to Paeroa

Add-Ons: Let us know if you would like to:

  • - hire an E- bike
  • - snack at Waikino Station café
  • - take the Goldfields train Waikino to Waihi
  • - go kayaking the Waihou River (Te Aroha)
  • - explore the Victoria Battery – historic gold mining centre
  • - walk around the historical maritime park and museum
  • - take a paddle boat ride on the Ohinemuri River
  • - experience the Waihi Gold Discovery Tour

 

3 day / 2nights:  

Waihi – Paeroa – Thames – Miranda   125 kms

Starting from Paeroa our Sherpa shuttle will take you to your journey start at Miranda. Alternatively start from Waihi and reverse the ride.

Day 1 – Cycle Miranda – Thames 47 km o/night in Thames

Day 2 – Cycle Thames to Paeroa 37 km o/night in Paeroa

Day 3 – Cycle Paeroa to Waihi 25 km

At the end of your ride our shuttle will pick you up and return you to Paeroa.

 Package includes:

Bike hire – standard bike, helmet, bike lock, rear carrier bag

Accommodation – two nights share twin

* Accommodation does not include meals

Luggage transfers or carry your own with rear panniers

Shuttle – Pick up/Drop off at start and a return to Paeroa

Add-Ons: Let us know if you would like to:

  • - hire an E- bike
  • - snack at Waikino Station café
  • - take the Goldfields train Waikino to Waihi
  • - go kayaking the Waihou River (Te Aroha)
  • - explore the Victoria Battery – historic gold mining centre
  • - walk around the historical maritime park and museum
  • - take a paddle boat ride on the Ohinemuri River
  • - experience the Waihi Gold Discovery Tour

           

 4 day / 3 nights:  

Miranda – Thames – Paeroa – Waihi – Te Aroha   182 kms

Starting from Paeroa our Sherpa shuttle will take you to your journey start at Miranda. Alternatively start from Te Aroha and reverse the ride.

Day 1 – Cycle Miranda – Thames 47 km o/night in Thames

Day 2 – Cycle Thames to Paeroa 37 km o/night in Paeroa

Day 3 – Cycle Paeroa to Waihi 25 km o/night in Waihi

Day 4 – Cycle Waihi to Te Aroha 47 km

At the end of your ride our shuttle will pick you up and return you to Paeroa.

*Take the Waihi to Waikino train on Day 4 and reduce the ride by 10 km.

*Finishing off in either Te Aroha or Miranda offers the opportunity to relax in the thermal spa/pools before being shuttled back to your vehicle in Paeroa (additional charges apply).

Package includes:

Bike hire – standard bike, helmet, bike lock, rear carrier bag

Accommodation – two nights share twin

* Accommodation does not include meals

Luggage transfers or carry your own with rear panniers

Shuttle – Pick up/Drop off at start and a return to Paeroa

 Add-ons: Let us know if you would like to:

  • - hire an E- bike
  • - snack at Waikino Station café
  • - take the Goldfields train Waikino to Waihi
  • - go kayaking the Waihou River (Te Aroha)
  • - explore the Victoria Battery – historic gold mining centre
  • - walk around the historical maritime park and museum
  • - take a paddle boat ride on the Ohinemuri River
  • - experience the Waihi Gold Discovery Tour

 


 

 

FOR YOUR SAFETY

  • BYO torch / headlamp
  • A bottle of drinking water
  • Sunscreen
  • Remove sunglasses when entering the tunnel
  • Be aware of and courteous to other trail users - both walking and cycling.

6 Wharf Street, Paeroa, Hauraki, NZ

Hauraki Cycle Trail