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Hauraki Rail Trail E-Bike Rentals and non E-Bike Rentals

 

Rental Trip 1:   1 Day  E-Bike Self-Guided Tour  HRT (Te Aroha- Thames) via Paeroa daily NZ$99 pp (min 2), Half Day NZ$65. Also non e-bike mountain bikes NZ$49″daily”

Starts at Te Aroha Railway Station (Hauraki Rail Trail)  to Paeroa (distance  22kms) then on  to Thames (distance approx  34kms) total distance 56kms

Te Aroha Pickup point:  for  E-Bikes- Te Aroha  Railway Station  37 Burgess Street Te Aroha

Drop off Point: Thames  I Site visitors centre  200 Mary Street Thames

Rental Trip 2:  1 Day E-Bike  Self-Guided Tours HRT (Paeroa-Waihi) via Waikino and return daily  $99pp (min2),Half Day NZ$65. Also non e-bike mountain bikes NZ$49 “daily”

Start at Mc Donald’s Paeroa ( Hauraki Rail Trail) to  Karangahaka Gorge , via the tunnel , then to Waikino Pub and Historic battery and then  to Waihi ( distance  to Waihi  22kms) and return to Paeroa (Return distance 44Kms)

Paeroa Pickup /Drop off point:  for E-Bikes-  Outside Mac Donalds Paeroa 145 Normanby Road Paeroa.

Rental Trip 3:   2 Day E-Bike  Self-Guided Tour  HRT (Te Aroha –Thames) NZ$190 pp (min2)

Thames  via Hauraki Rail Trail to Paeroa then to Waikino Pub Karanghake Gorge and  back Paeroa then  Te Aroha ( approx. distance  90kms)  “54kms plus an extra 23kms for the after return trip to  the Waikino pub  Karangahake Gorge back to Paeroa then to Te Aroha  (Total of 77kms)

Te Aroha Pickup point:  for  E-Bikes- Te Aroha  Railway Station  37 Burgess Street Te Aroha

Drop off Point: Thames  I Site visitors centre  200 Mary Street Thames

Rental Trip 4:  3 Day E-Bike Self-Guided  Complete HRT  Starts at Miranda/Kaiaua ends at Te Aroha NZ$290pp(min2)

Starts at  Miranda/Kaiaua  via Hauraki Rail Trail to Thames  then Thames  to Paeroa and to the  Waikino Pub through the Karanghake Gorge and then  back Paeroa and later  to  Te Aroha ( Total distance approx   148kms)

Pick up Point: to be arranged at the beginning of the trail approx 9kms East of  Kaiaua (on East-Coast Road) close to  Miranda

Drop off Point: – Te Aroha  Railway Station  37 Burgess Street Te Aroha

Rental Trip 5:  New 1 Day E-Bike  Kaiaua to Thames   Self-Guided HRT Tour Kaiaua to Thames Distance: 55km NZ $119 (min2) “Subject to available of E-Bikes”

Pick up Point: to be arranged at the beginning of the trail approx 9kms East of  Kaiaua (on East-Coast Road) close to  Miranda

Drop off Point: – Thames  I Site visitors centre  200 Mary Street Thames

Tour Packages “including  Accommodation”:

 

Tour  1,   2 DAY E-Bike Hauraki Rail Trail “HRT” Touring  Special  Tour (Te Aroha -Thames ) $449pp (Min 2)

You will love this 2 day ride it showcases many of the amazing wonders  New Zealand has to offer;

Breath-taking ocean and mountain vistas, Lush, rolling farming countryside, stunning rivers and streams babbling over rocky waterfalls, “historic” train and tunnel ride (in season), gold mining, cheese factory, winery………

Starting at the Spa town of Te Aroha and finishing at the tidal seaside town of Thames which is about 1.3 hours drive from Auckland International Airport, you can get your slice of New Zealand in a two day fix to experience the diversity of our country.

The Hauraki Rail Trail is just about all flat trail while winding through rural New Zealand heartland that will seem light years away from the hustle and bustle of big cities.

The experience will be much easier and fun on our electric ebikes and best done on a 2 day 1 night basis.

Grade of Ride:  grade 1
Tour: Starts Te Aroha to Paeroa then to Waikino Pub, Karangahake Gorge then back to Paeroa ( stay over night Paeroa B&B)  and to Thames
TourTime : 2 days one nights  accommodation, subject to weather
Fee:  $449pp Incl GST minimum of 2 riders, electric bike hire with comfortable seats, safety sun glasses, Sportx Hi-Viz if required. Includes 1 night accommodation &  breakfast at Paeroa B&B and transport pickup and return to Te Aroha.
General Info: Appropriate clothes to wear include shorts and/or close fitting track pants, sport shoes, t-shirt/polo, Jersey, sunglasses or safety glasses. Limited overnight apparel.
Transportation to and from start point is  included and is arranged.
Te Aroha Pickup point:  for  E-Bikes- Te Aroha  Railway Station  37 Burgess Street Te Aroha
Drop off Point: Thames  I Site visitors centre  200 Mary Street Thames
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Tour 2  Bob’s Luxury  Goldfields E-Bike Tour (Paeroa-Waihi) (Min 2)Price $499pp 

2 Day Tour : Goldfields  E-Bike Tour of the  “Waihi’s Golden past”

 

Waihi Railway Station

 

Day One.

PAEROA TO WAIHI STATION – (GRADE 1 Easiest) 22KM ( return 44kms)

Highlights: Karangahake Gorge, Bullswool Farm Park, Waikino Station Cafe, the Bistro at Falls Retreat, Ohinemuri Estate, Talisman Cafe, the Victoria Battery, Waihi Gold Discovery Centre, boutique shopping, cafes and current and historic mining.

This leg of the Trail follows the Ohinemuri River through Karangahake Gorge and on to Waihi. There are plenty of reasons to get off your bike along this section, so allow yourself plenty of time for the trip. If you run out of steam you can always catch the vintage Goldfields train for the last 8km of the journey from Waikino Station to Waihi. The train runs daily during summer and in the holidays and will transport bikes too. Check the timetable before you head off http://www.waihirail.co.nz/. Once you’ve made it to Waihi, it’s just a quick pedal to the top of town where you’ll find the Waihi Gold Discovery Centre and dump-truck loads of fascinating and interactive information about current and historic gold mining in Waihi.

 Martha  Gold Mine Waihi

cornish pumphouse historic

Overnight in Waihi.

Time to explore one of the first Gold mining towns in NZ and the only one still working today. Visit the information Centre and ride up to the open cast mine viewing deck.

Pit Rim Walkway-Waihi: Bob Recommends you take a 4km ride around the Waihi  Pit, its well worth the ride . It starts at the Pumphouse opposite the I-Site Gold discovery centre.

DAY 2

RETURN TO PAEROA

Before  you re-enter the Old Train tunnel – we suggest that you  take the river track to your left.The tunnel cuts off many sites you may like to visit – The Windows, Ohinemuri Estate and the Talisman Café.

 

What is included in this luxury Tour. NZ$499 ( Minimum of 2)

Two day e-Bike hire,

One nights accommodation in Waihi (includes breakfast)

Vouchers for lunch each day –  D1 – Waikino Railway Station Café

D2 – Talisman Café.

Maps and info booklet of what to see during your Tour.

Luggage transported from Paeroa to Waihi (and return).

General Info: Appropriate clothes to wear include shorts and/or close fitting track pants, sport shoes, t-shirt/polo, Jersey, sunglasses or safety glasses. Limited overnight apparel.
Transportation to and from start point is  included and is arranged.

Paeroa Pickup /Drop off point:  for E-Bikes-  Outside Mac Donalds Paeroa 145 Normanby Road Paeroa.

Tour 3,  4 Days HRT E-Bike Kaiaua/Miranda to Te Aroha 

Sportx Tour 3,  4 Days  E-Bike Hauraki Rail Trail (Kaiaua/Miranda-Te Aroha) -includes 3 nights accommodation  $949pp (Min2)

You will love this 4 day ride as its got a bit of everything New Zealand has to offer;

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Breath-taking ocean and mountain vistas, Lush, rolling farming countryside, stunning rivers and streams babbling over rocky waterfalls, “historic” train and tunnel ride (in season), gold mining, cheese factory, winery……. mineral Spa Te Aroha or Miranda…

4 Day (Cruising) – 160-184 kms
This 4 day ride gives you the opportunity to cruise along and get off the Hauraki Rail Trail and see some of the attractions and activities this area has to offer. At the end of the ride take a shuttle back to your start point.

Day 1 – Kaiaua/Miranda to Thames (55kms)
Ride along stop banks beside the Firth of Thames taking in the Kaiaua Shore Birds, lush farm lands and wetlands with magnificent views to the Coromandel Ranges. Secure parking is available at Miranda Hot Springs ($20 per day)

Day 2 – Thames to Paeroa (34kms)
Stop at cafés along the way to refuel before taking a look at the antique shops of Paeroa.

Day 3 – Paeroa to Waihi (24kms)
Take time to explore the majestic Karangahake Gorge, swim at one of the swimming spots along the way.  Enjoy a goldmine tour while in Waihi.

Day 4 – Waihi to Te Aroha (47kms)
Take the Train from Waihi back to Waikino, and enjoy the downhill ride through the Karangahake Gorge back to Paeroa. Follow the Hauraki Rail  Trai South to Te Aroha and finish off with a soak at the Te Aroha Mineral Spa.

Starting at the seaside town of Kaiaua (10kms Northof Miranda) and finishing at Te Aroha which is less than 1 hours drive from Auckland International Airport, you can get your slice of New Zealand in a Four  day fix to experience the diversity of our country.

The Hauraki Rail Trail is just about all flat trail while winding through rural New Zealand heartland that will seem light years away from the hustle and bustle of big cities.

The experience will be much easier and fun on our electric ebikes and best done on a 4 day 3 night basis.

 

Grade of Ride:  grade 1
Tour: Starts Te Aroha to Paeroa then to Waihi back to Paeroa and to Thames (stay at  the gold mining town of Waihi)
Tour Time : 4 days  three nights, subject to weather
Fee:  $949 pp Incl GST minimum of 2 riders required includes lunch daily, electric bike hire with comfortable seats, safety sun glasses, Sportx Hi-Viz if  required. Includes 1 night accommodation breakfast and a packed lunch, includes transport to start point ie Te Aroha.
General Info: Appropriate clothes to wear include shorts and/or close fitting track pants, sport shoes, t-shirt/polo, Jersey, sunglasses or safety glasses. Limited overnight apparel.
Transportation to and from start point is  included and is arranged.
Pick up Point: to be arranged at the beginning of the trail approx 9kms East of  Kaiaua (on East-Coast Road) close to  Miranda
Drop off Point: – Te Aroha  Railway Station  37 Burgess Street Te Aroha

Call 0800 400 900 for HRT Tour and Rental information or email admin@bnblive.com

Or ring Colin  022 646 3197

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