Hauraki Rail Trail

Cycle along miles and miles of scenic bike trails. Hauraki Rail Trail The Hauraki Rail Trail is one of the easiest trails in the country to cycle, with the 173km track made up of 5 sections. This allows for a range of scenic day rides to comfortable 3 to 4 day tour rides. As a Grade One cycle trail, the Hauraki Rail Trail is suitable for all fitness levels and cycling skills. The Hauraki Rail Trail boasts some of the best scenery New Zealand has to offer. Highlights include the stunning Karangahake Gorge, one of the “14 wonders of New Zealand”, a historic gold mining town, the intriguing shorebirds, RAMSAR Wetlands of international significance, and luxurious mineral spas. From the Shorebird Coast, through lush green Waikato farm lands, to areas rich in pioneering history, the Hauraki Rail Trail has a ride for you! You may have your own bikes, or you may choose to hire bikes from one of the local providers. The Waihi Isite hire bikes out, and the Waikino Station cafe in the Karangahake Gorge have bikes available in conjunction with the Waihi I-site.