Hauraki Rail Trail, Paeroa

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Set off on some of the most picturesque cycle rides in the country with Hauraki Rail Trail, an operator offering adventures on bike trails winding through rock tunnels, around waterfalls, and across multiple suspension bridges. Depending on your prefences and fitness level, choose from various trails like Thames to Paeroa, and Waihi Pit Rim Trail. Along the way, riders have plenty of reasons to get off their bikes. Explore tunnels lit by glowworms, peer out rock-hewn windows onto a massive gorge, or watch gold being discovered in an open-pit mine. While the trails are not extremely challenging, young children may have trouble. Helmets and bike locks are provided, but bring your own flashlight to explore the tunnels. By using our Paeroa travel route planner, you can arrange your visit to Hauraki Rail Trail and other attractions in Paeroa.
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  • Cycled from Miranda to Waihi Beach and back over 3days, was a pleasant mostly off road trip. The gorge was scenic and plenty places to stop off for food and drinks. Easy gradients means kids can easil...  more »
  • We cycled for four days recently along the Hauraki Rail Trail as our first attempt at such a holiday. We were pleasently surprised by how well organised it is. Robin Schroeder from Hauraki organised b...  more »
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