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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  • We took a 4 day option with Jolly cycles. I agree the first day or 2 are a bit of a grind : flat , on a slight ridge and on gravel. Day 3 Paeroa to Waihi and back the next day is a highlight. Some fas...  more »
  • The bike / walk trip is one of the must do's in this neck of the woods. Gentle undulating farmland gives rise to scenic gorge trails. The back to farmland and an old couple of railway stations.gold ba...  more »
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