Ajay’s Ford V8 Parts - Paeroa
Step back in time, evoke memories and get a nostalgia fix when visiting our store. NZ and American memorabilia, neon signs, laser cut metal signs, die cast models as well as the Ford car parts and accessories. Something for everyone!
Broadway Motel – Matamata
Located in central Matamata, with a range of standard, deluxe & executive units. Offering secure cycle lockup, free Wifi & SkyTV, a private spa pool and outdoor swimming pool. Close to the Trail, cafes, restaurants and Matamata Information Centre.
BuildLink - Paeroa
For all your hardware needs, exterior and interior timber building supplies, kitchenware, paint and wallpaper, key cutting, picture framing, garden equipment and plants. If it is general hardware you are looking for, we will probably have it.
Bullswool Heritage Farm - Karangahake
Visit while riding the Trail. A must do especially if you have children in tow. Although not accessible from the trail, a 10min drive from Paeroa takes you to animals, heritage, peace and tranquillity. Pack a picnic and go.
Café 77 - Manawaru
Café 77 is located right on the Trail half-way between TeAroha and Matamata welcoming cyclists with great food, coffee & drinks with indoor/outdoor seating. Free Wifi, air compressors & bike tool kits are available for the quick fix-its.
Corbett House B & B – Hikutaia
This historic home in a tranquil setting just off the trail is the perfect stay. Air-conditioned, cosy woodfires, swimming pool, a cedar hot tub, comfortable beds entice visitors all year round. Wake to a wholesome breakfast for another great day.
Dickson Holiday Park
Located off the Thames Coast highway, set beside a stream and surrounded by native bush with walking tracks at the gate. Offering self-contained cabins, onsite caravans, camping sites. Situated 2kms from the Trail at the north of Thames.
Earthbridge Eco Accommodation - Komata
Ideal destination after your trail adventure to stay a couple of nights ‘off-grid’ surrounded by nature in a tranquil private setting with bush walks and swimming hole on the property. Includes an outdoor heated bath and BBQ. Organic breakfast supplied…
Falls Retreat – Waikino
Get away from the hustle and bustle and relax in one of the Falls Retreat's quaint cottages. Nestled in a stunning setting with beautiful views, come and enjoy the tranquility. Enjoy amazing food in a relaxed and informal dining environment.
Firth Tower Museum - Matamata
Built in 1882, Firth Tower is steeped in history. Right on the trail, you'll find museum displays housed in thirteen buildings including authentically furnished homestead and workers cottage circa 1900. Enjoy the tranquil gardens, wide lawns and shady trees.
Flatwhite Café & Restaurant – Waihi Beach
Just a 15min car drive from the trail in Waihi out to Waihi Beach. A café restaurant well worth the drive for good food, a wide range of refreshments and fantastic outlook right on the beach. Dining inside/outside.
Gastronomics Restaurant & Bar – Thames
Located in the heart of Thames just minutes from the trail, offering great dining in comfort and style. Opens 5pm Monday to Saturday for dinner service. Closed Sunday. Lunch service for pre-booked group bookings of 15 or more only.
Goldfields Railway – Waihi
Travel back in time and enjoy a ride on a heritage train with Goldfields Railway between Waihi and Waikino stations. You can take your bike with you. Stay overnight at Waihi Station, with overnight parking for motorhomes and caravans.
Hauraki Experience – Karangahake Gorge
Enjoy this art-inspired house nestled on a lovely two-acre property within easy access to the trail. Ideal for groups up to eight. The perfect environment to relax after a day on the trail or exploring. Meals catered upon request.
Historical Maritime Park
Come and view maritime past, maritime history and displays of the region including Captain Cook / Northern Steam Ship Co. and our naval displays. The tranquil riverbank and gardens are an ideal location for private functions. Self-contained camper vans…
Ironique Café & Bar – Te Aroha
Located in the heart of Te Aroha with indoor/outdoor dining. Fresh house-made cabinet food or choose from the blackboard menu. Barista made espresso coffee and a wide range of refreshments to choose from. A cafe offering true Kiwi hospitality.
JollyBikes Cycle Adventures
JollyBikes Cycle Adventures in Thames are a one stop shop for bike rental and guided tours, with a range of electric and standard bikes available. A full service centre in Thames will keep you on the trail.