Partner Directory

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

Blue Duck Station

Relaxed backpacker accommodation and exclusive private lodges at the start of the Whanganui River Canoe Journey, and part of the Mountain to Sea Cycle Trail.

Bridge to Nowhere Tours

‘If there is one mountain bike trip you should do, this is the North Island’s best!’ (Jonathan Kennett). Come and see why with Bridge to Nowhere Tours – offering unforgettable one- and two-day cycle packages including all your transport and accommodation.

P 0800 480 308 or +64 (0)6 385 4622

Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Famous since 1929 for relaxing, inspiring & enjoying. High Tea served daily between 11am - 5pm. Open to the public. Visit our website for rates and packages.

P 0800 242 832 or +64 7 892 3809

Dempsey Buses

We supply shuttle services to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Turoa Ski Area and all mountain bike trails.

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!

Kune Shuttles

Let local rider Max and the team transport you and your bike to your choice of start line. Fully equipped bike trailers and comfy shuttle vans. Full briefing with maps, insights and local tips to enhance your journey.

P +64 22 583 1292

Mountain Heights Lodge

The Lodge situated right on the Marton Sash and Door trail features six self contained units and four B&B rooms. Just 20mins to the ski fields - we also operate Ruapehu adventure rides - guided quad and buggy rides.

My Kiwi Adventure

Mountain bike rental and transport packages for all trails in the Ruapehu region. With our booking centre based in National Park Village, it provides the perfect hub to explore the regions trails

Powderhorn Chateau

A 4 star Qualmark rated boutique hotel in Ohakune including 30 suites, luxury apartment, chalet, two restaurants and bars, conference facilities and hot pool.

Raetihi Holiday Park

We offer caravan, campervan, tent sites and heated cabins (sleep 2-7 people). Facilities include: washing machines, dryer, communal fridge/freezer, linen hire , microwave. All facilities are wheelchair accessible.

P 0800 40 88 88 or +64 6 385 4176

Ruatiti Station Lodge

Luxurious rural station lodge with fully catered hospitality at our original homestead. Relax and enjoy your special stay. Alternative options of shared cabins and camping on the station. Stay at the start of the Mangapurua.

Skotel Alpine Resort

On the slopes of Mt Ruapehu in Whakapapa Village. 3 star hotel rooms, backpackers, cabins. Great restaurant, cozy bar.

P 0800 756 835 or +64 7 892 3719

Snowy Waters Lodge & Tours

Your Bridge to Nowhere, Whanganui River, hiking and biking base. Spa pools, Set within park-like grounds.

TCB Ski Board & Bike

Bike retail, rental & workshop! Personal service, full bike service department. Open 7 days a week. Winter: 7am-6pm, late night Friday. Summer: 9am-5pm

P +64 6 385 8433

The Flying Fox

Situated half way between Pipiriki and Whanganui this is an ideal overnight stop. Park your bike securely before traversing the river in the cable car. Cottages, glamping and camping available. Catering can be provided with special all-inclusive rates available

The Old Convent - Sisters of Compassion

St Josephs has held a special place in NZ's history since the Sisters of Compassion arrived in Jerusalem in 1892. Stay at the self catering Old Convent, rest your weary legs and explore the rich history of the Hiruhārama/Jerusalem area

The Park Hotel

Located in the Heart of the Tongariro National Park this 3 star hotel offers an on-site Restaurant & Bar , and free use of outdoor hot tubs. Conference, school group & wedding facilities available.

P 0800 800 491 or +64 7 892 2748

The River Lodge

Breath-taking views of Mount Ruapehu on the edge of two world heritage parks Experience the essence of this unique location in comfort and style. Welcoming cyclists as they explore the wonders of the Ohakune and Ruapehu area.

Tongariro Suites

Enjoy sunrises, sunsets, starry nights and spectacular views. Our Qualmark luxury rated lodge prioritises sustainability and your comfort at our core. At the heart of the trails where you can soak up the views or discover the landscapes.

Velo Ronny’s

Locally owned and operated, our team is passionate & experienced in all things bikes & cycling. Everything you need to prepare or recover from your trail adventures. Specialist mechanics including a full Shimano and Bosch certified workshop.

Whanganui Mail Run Tours

Travelling the Whanganui River Road every day delivering the mail and anything else the locals need. Our local team can take care of you from shuttles between points, luggage transfers and more – just ask.

Whanganui River Adventures

Commercial jetboat business based in Pipiriki. Specialising in tours to the Bridge to Nowhere and picking up cyclists from the Mangapurua track. We also operate the Pipiriki camping ground for your journey stay.

Whanganui Top 10

On the banks of the Whanganui River beside the trail. Accommodation from deluxe motels to campsites. swimming pool (summer), spa pool, BBQs, communal area, secure bike storage. Come and enjoy a well-earned relaxing break by the river.

P +64 6 343 8402