Hauraki, North Island, NZ

Tel: 021 525 515 (within NZ)
Tel: +64 27 241 0858 (international)

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Trail Trust

Hauraki Cycle Trail

Shuttle & Luggage Transfers

The Sherpa Shuttle Bus currently operates on demand and group bookings by prior arrangement.

Please note that bookings are essential as Shuttle only runs if booked in advance.


Departure Point & Times

From The Waihi Train Station, The Waikino Railway Station, Te Aroha Station and Paeroa, Thames, Miranda and Kaiaua by arrangement.  Drop off and pick up times are indicative only.

Depart  Arrive                 Depart Arrive Rate(pp)
Paeroa 10.30am Thames 11.00am Thames $35.00
Thames 11.05am Paeroa 11.35am Thames Paeroa $35.00
Paeroa 2.50pm Waikino  3.05pm Waikino $50.00
Waikino  3.15pm Waihi  3.30pm Waihi $60.00
Waihi  3.35pm Paeroa 4.00pm TeAroha $60.00
Paeroa 4.10pm TeAroha 4.30pm Paeroa Waihi $35.00
TeAroha 4.35pm Paeroa 5.00pm Waikino $35.00
Paeroa 5.05pm Thames 5.30pm Thames $35.00
TeAroha $35.00
Waihi Thames $60.00
Paeroa $35.00
Waikino $35.00
TeAroha $60.00
Waikino Thames $60.00
Paeroa $35.00
Waihi $35.00
TeAroha $60.00
TeAroha Paeroa $35.00
Download .pdf version Thames $60.00
Waikino $60.00
Waihi $60.00
  • Shuttle runs on demand only. Bookings are essential.
  • Passengers need to be ready 10 minutes prior to departure time indicated on the above timetable.
  • Morning transfers are available on demand, depending on numbers
  • All times shown are approximate, due to the unforeseeable nature of the service.


  • Minimum charge of $95.00 applies for 1 - 2 persons for 1 stage.

For 3 or more people:

  • One stage - $35 per person + $10.00 per bike
  • Two stages - $60 per person + $10.00 per bike

Total round tip of the Hauraki Rail Trail for the shuttle bus is approximately 266km

Luggage Transfers

It is great riding without heavy panniers; we can move your luggage to accommodation along the trail for $20 per bag, the luggage is limited to 15kgs per bag. We will care for your luggage however liability for loss or damage remains with the bag owner.



020-4156.5109 or 021-525.515 (within NZ)
+64 027-241.08.58 (international)


Hauraki Rail Trail Sherpa Shuttle

The Hauraki Rail Trail Sherpa Shuttle offers a full range of support with shuttle transfers along the trail.

We provide the following services regardless of what you have booked or haven’t booked with us.

  • Transfer you along the trail
  • Move your bike to your next destination
  • Return you back to your car
  • Move your luggage to your next accommodation

Sherpa Shuttle Time Table & Pricing

Please Note: Reservations are essential as the Sherpa Bus only runs if there are bookings.

  • Shuttle bus bookings essential
  • Passengers need to be ready 10 minutes prior to departure
  • Morning transfers are available on demand
  • All times are approximate

Sherpa Route

Shuttle will run with a minimum of one passenger but minimum price per section is $95 Bookings are essential.

Trail Sections

  1. Miranda to Thames
  2. Thames to Paeroa
  3. Paeroa to Waihi
  4. Paeroa to Te Aroha

Hauraki, North Island, NZ

Hauraki Cycle Trail