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Hauraki Rail Trail

Your journey, your way

Beautiful backdrops, fresh country air and the possibility of an unhurried, wide open path to anywhere. Your journey, your way. It’s a journey paved with gold.

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Explore the Hauraki Rail Trail

Choose the Hauraki Rail Trail For Your Cycle Tour Adventure

Biking provides an unrivalled travel experience.  Mostly off-road, the Hauraki Rail Trail in the North Island traverses a remarkable range of landscapes.  From pristine coastlines and green pastures, to misty rainforests, you’ll discover places four-wheeled travellers never knew existed.

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Autumn on the Hauraki Rail Trail is a charming experience

Hauraki Rail Trail, the perfect Autumn ride

Autumn is one of the best seasons to ride the Hauraki Rail Trail.  Busy Summer crowds are long gone, and the weather gloriously settled.  Just pack a merino and rain jacket, and you might just have the trail to yourself.

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Cycling the Haurak Rail Trail

Easy Rides along the Hauraki Rail Trail

The Hauraki Rail Trail is one of the easiest cycle trails in New Zealand.  Divided into 5 sections, the Trail allows for a range of manageable scenic day rides, or 3 to 4 day touring.  As a Grade One cycle trail, the Trail is suitable for all ages, fitness levels, and skills.

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A three day cycling holiday

Planning a multi-day cycling holiday on the Hauraki Rail Trail is almost as much fun as the trip itself.  The versatility of the Hauraki Rail Trail allows for access points from Kaiaua, Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Te Aroha; all of which are within two hours drive from Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.

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Hauraki Rail Trail with Brent Purcell

Brent Purcell is a photographer specialising in long exposure landscape images. Luckily for us, he is a regular visitor to The Coromandel and on this trip he brought his mountain bike to explore the Thames to Paeroa section of the Hauraki Rail Trail. You can check out more of his work on Instagram and his website.

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Luke Shadbolt shoots The Coromandel

Luke Shadbolt is a professional photographer and creative director from Australia. He has a love of surf photography and focuses his lens on action sports, travel destinations and fashion.

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