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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  • Rode it on a push bike easily. Very scenic with lots of interesting stops. Quality cafes & accommodation close by.  more »
  • We left Matamata early in the morning(quite foggy) and took roughly just over 2 hours to reach Te Aroha where we had a nice lunch at Villa nine cafe and we spent about 1.5 hrs in the area before...  more »

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