Partner Directory

Find the people, products, services and experiences to make your ride great.

A Place In The Paddock - Matamata

A 3brm country cottage right on the Hauraki Rail Trail near Firth Tower. Easily sleeps up to 7 people and just 2.5kms from cafes, restaurants and shops in central Matamata. An easy drive to Wairere Falls and Hobbiton Movie set.

P +64 27 488 4131

Adventure Bike Hire

Welcome to Adventure Cycle Hire - a mobile cycle hire service based in Waihi.
With a range of equipment and bicycles to choose from, Adventure Cycle hire can deliver your hire bike anywhere along the Hauraki Rail Trail.

P +64 27 398 2866

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!

P +64 7 212 8742

Avalon Motel - Thames

The perfect base to explore the trail starting from Thames. A 5min walk to shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars. Located across from the trail and at the gateway to the Coromandel. Start your adventure with us.

P +64 7 868 7755

Bay View Hotel - Kaiaua

The perfect stop on the Hauraki Rail Trail to re-fuel and quench your thirst. Indoor/outdoor seating for you to relax and enjoy a wide variety of food and beverage options. Close to Kaiaua amenities and within easy…

P +64 9 232 2717

Biking Hiking Shuttles – Te Aroha

Based in the heart of the Hauraki Rail Trail, we provide a shuttle service to all sections on the cycle trail. We can help you plan and enjoy your adventure on the trail without having to retrace your steps.

P +64 21 065 3382

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.

P +64 7 888 8482

Bugger Café – Pipiroa

Laugh a little! The Bugger Café is all about having fun! We want you to leave our Café feeling happier, totally welcomed by our staff, amused by our decor, and have enjoyed great food and coffee in our relaxed place.

P +64 21 213 3554

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.

P +64 7 862 8775

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.

P +64 7 862 8843

Burton’s on Pollen Cafe - Thames

Located in the heart of Thames, a café welcoming cyclists for great food, coffee and drinks. There’s a wide range of savoury and sweet treats to choose from and just a short 2 minute bike ride from the trail.

P +64 27 755 8703

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.

P +64 27 755 8703

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.

P +64 7 862 4753

Courtyard Café - Paeroa

Close to trail and located in the heart of Paeroa, a cosy café with a good sized courtyard out back. All-day breakfast, great cabinet food or choose from the blackboard menu. Fresh, flavoursome including GF & vegan choices.

P +64 7 862 7046

Crown Ridge Miners Cottage

Nestled amongst the bush with amazing views, exuding history everywhere you look. Enjoy peace, tranquillity and privacy. 6min stroll to the Hauraki Rail Trail, and easy access to an abundance of activities. The entire cottage is yours to enjoy.

P +64 27 468 2605

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.

P +64 7 868 7308

Domain Cottage Café – Te Aroha

Nestled under the mountain in the beautiful Te Aroha Domain. Offering delicious food, good coffee and great service. Great place to visit before or after a swim in the warm mineral pools or your visit to the Spa or Museum.

P +64 22 311 6283

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…

P +64 7 862 4833

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.

P +64 7 863 8770

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.

P +64 7 884 0060

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.

P +64 7 863 1346

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.

P +64 7 868 7406

Go Waihi

We are Waihi’s town promoter and are the source of information on events and business around the Waihi region.

P +64 274 692 444

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.

P +64 7 863 9020

Goldmine Motel - Waihi

Located in a quiet setting within easy access to the trail. 500m from the town centre cafes and restaurants. Spacious air conditioned units, off street parking, outdoor seating, BBQ, WiFi.

P +64 7 863 7111

Great Rides App

The only mobile app designed for the NZ Great Rides and a national partner of the NZ Cycle Trail. Working offline it offers GPS tracking, over 1,500+ pages of maps, photos and trail section descriptions. Download it free today!

Hauraki Bike Hire - Paeroa

Just off the trail, we hire mountain bikes, e-bikes, step through and kids bikes. Bike hire includes helmet, bike lock and trail map. We can also arrange a shuttle bus for getting you back to the depot.

P +64 21 344 042

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.

P +64 29 201 2234

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…

P +64 7 862 7121

Hobbiton Movie Set

Step into the enchanting village of the Hobbiton Movie Set. Choose from the Movie Set Tour or alternatively end the day with the Evening Banquet Tour and enjoy a banquet feast in The Green Dragon Inn.

P +64 7 888 1505