Matamata to Miranda - Total Trail Experience

  •  Sun 01 Sep 2019 - Thu 30 Apr 2020
  •  Sun 01 Sep 2019 - Thu 30 Apr 2020

For an end-to-end Hauraki Rail Trail experience, including the newest leg from Matamata to Te Aroha, this 5 day / 4 night freedom tour will take in all the wonders along the way.


5 days / 4 nights:  Matamata - Te Aroha - Waihi - Paeroa - Thames - Miranda   190 km

Departing from Paeroa, our Sherpa Shuttle will take you to your journey's beginning at Matamata. Alternatively start from Miranda and reverse the ride.

     Day 1 –Matamata to Te Aroha 37km, overnight in Te Aroha

     Day 2 – Te Aroha to Waihi 47 km, overnight in Waihi

     Day 3 – Waihi to Paeroa  25 km, overnight in Paeroa

     Day 4 – Paeroa to Thames 34 km, overnight in Thames

     Day 5 - Thames to Miranda 47 km.

At the end of your ride our shuttle will pick you up and return you to Paeroa.

*Take the Waihi to Waikino train on Day 2 and reduce the ride by 10 km.

*You will have plenty of time on Day 3 to ejoy the Windows Walk in the spectacular Karangahake Gorge.

*Ending your adventure in Miranda offers the opportunity to relax in the thermal spa/pools before being shuttled back to your vehicle in Paeroa (additional charges apply).

 Package includes:

Bike hire – standard bike, helmet, bike lock, rear carrier bag

Accommodation – two nights share twin

* Accommodation does not include meals

Luggage transfers or carry your own with rear panniers

Shuttle – Pick up/Drop off at start and a return to Paeroa


Add-ons*: Let us know if you would like to:

  • - arrange secure car parking - add $15.00 per night
  • - add night’s accommodation before &/or after the ride
  • - hire an E- bike – add $60.00 per day
  • - snack at Waikino Station café – add $15.00
  • - take the Goldfields train Waikino to Waihi
  • - experience the Gold Discovery Tour

*Additional charges apply for all add-ons

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