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Hauraki Trail Ride with Lunch and Accommodation - 2 Days

Hauraki Trail Ride with Lunch and Accommodation - 2 Days


  • Cycle along the Hauraki Rail Trail from Thames to Waihi
  • See the dramatic Karangahake Gorge and visit the Gold Discovery Centre
  • Overnight accommodation in the historic town of Paeroa

Experience all the gems of Hauraki from a unique perspective during this two day e-bike adventure. Cycle from Thames over verdant farmland, past the majestic Karangahake Gorge and through a 1100 metre tunnel to the gold mine town of Waihi. Lunch and accommodation in Paeroa included.

What's Included?

  • E-bike hire, helmet, lock and panniers
  • Overnight accommodation in Paeroa (double/shared twin room)
  • Meal voucher for Matatoki Cheese Barn
  • Meal voucher for The Falls Retreat
  • Gold Discovery Centre entry
  • Luggage transfers
  • Shuttle from Waihi to Thames at 4pm on day two

Stretch your legs for an epic two day adventure along the Hauraki Rail Trail from Thames to Waihi. Your tour begins along the old railway line out of Thames, through lush farmland and past small rural communities, with stunning panoramas of Hauraki Plains and forested Kaimai Ranges along the way. Recharge with a morning tea stop at the award-winning Matatoki Cheese Barn before continuing on to your first destination, the historic town of Paeroa. Home to the world famous Lemon and Paeroa drink and known as the 'antique' town of New Zealand, Paeroa is a lovely stopover and home for the night.

Day two sees you take on the most popular section of the Hauraki Rail Trail, where you will follow the Ohinemuri River through the magnificent Karangahake Gorge. This sharply winding canyon is characterised by the cascading Owharoa waterfall, photogenic gold mining sites, the eerie Windows Walkway, tranquil waterholes and so much more dotted throughout. A special highlight of the tour is the exciting journey through the 1100m Karangahake Tunnel - you'll need a flashlight! Enjoy lunch at The Falls Retreat then continue to Waihi, where you'll visit the Waihi Gold Discovery Centre. A shuttle will bring you back to Thames departing at 4pm.

Session Length

  • This experience is two days in duration
  • Day 1: 4-5 hours (incl. lunch stop), 34 km
  • Day 2: 6-7 hours (incl. walks/attractions), 24 km
  • You will be shuttled back to Thames at 4pm on day two


    • Participants must be 16 years and over to hire an e-bike
    • A low to moderate fitness level is required (slight uphill to Waihi)
    • Please advise any dietary requirements when dining at the cafes


    • Change your booking up to 7 days before the start time of your experience
    • Changes are not permitted within 7 days of your experience
    • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

    Numbers on the Day

    Minimum group size of two participants.

    Dress Code

    Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear.

    This experience runs from Thames to the goldmine town of Waihi along the Hauraki Rail Trail.

    For 1 person
    2 Days
    $999 each
    $999 each
    $999 each

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