DISCOVER THE WAIKATO RIVER TRAILS.

DISCOVER THE WAIKATO RIVER TRAILS.

Explore the best of our own backyard by jumping on your mountain bike or strolling the shores of the beautiful Waikato River.

One of NZ’s Great Rides, the trails follow NZ’s longest river for 105km. From just north of Taupo to just south of Cambridge, you can experience wetlands, native bush and stunning views. Grab your friends and take a day trip or make it a weekend getaway. Watch the highlights below.

Our Sponsorships.

PLAN YOUR VISIT.

Boutique accommodation, tasty cafés and adventures await in your new favourite part of NZ.

TRAIL INFO.

Find trail maps, guides and all the important info you need on the official Waikato River Trails website. Their friendly team is available to help you plan your trip.

ACCOMMODATION.

From budget friendly camping and backpackers for groups, to gorgeous B&B’s, check out the accommodation

BIKE HIRE.

No mountain bike? No problem! Hire for a day, a weekend, or more.

SHUTTLES.

Make it easy, and find out more about arranging your pick up and drop off’s

The trails are a wonderful thing.

The trails are a wonderful thing.

The 105km long cycle and walkway along the banks of the Waikato River showcases the dramatic and beautiful natural environment of the Waikato region. Native bush, historic landmarks, geological formations and wetlands make up this great asset which we’re proud to have supported as Major Sponsor since 2004.

Our staff regularly muck in on riparian planting days, providing space for equipment storage at sites along the trail, and take part in multi-sport events like the Taniwha and Summer Sizzler.

The Waikato River Trails are free and available for public use every day. 

105km walk or
cycle   

1m km's have been
cycled   

2004 our partnership
started

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