Partner Directory

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

Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park

We are situated adjacent to the Whakarewarewa Forest - home of Rotorua mountain biking. The Te Ara Ahi Cycle way can be accessed through the forest by trails adjacent to the Green Lake. We offer a wide range of accommodation...

Cedarwood Lakeside

Take a 'brake' by the lake; relax in tranquil lakeside accommodation before tackling the trail! Set on 2 acres of picturesque grounds, Cedarwood is your perfect accommodation option including bike shed & wash down facilities.

Copthorne Hotel Rotorua

Situated midway between the world famous Pohutu Geyser and the city centre, the Copthorne Hotel Rotorua is perfectly located to take full advantage of everything the region has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Holiday Inn Rotorua

Holiday Inn Rotorua is located adjacent to the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, just 1km from the start (or finish) of the Te Ara Ahi cycle trail, making it the perfect base.

P 0800 108 114 or +64 7 348 1189

Look After Me NZ's Homestay Network

Look After Me is a Homestay Network, providing bike-friendly, welcoming accommodation at various points along the trail. As an example Sandara Gardens, 2 km from the mid-point offers stylish accommodation for up to 5 guests, from $75.

Millennium Hotel Rotorua

Our cycle friendly hotel has a purpose built secure bike storage, for up to 20 bikes, and bike wash area. Relax, unwind and treat the body in our relaxing spa complex, or kick back with a drink in Bar Zazu.

New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute (trading as Te Puia)

Watch artisans training in the arts and crafts of carving and weaving or take a guided tour or see one of Te Puia's evening performances where you can experience cultural storytelling, entertainment and Maori cuisine.

Outdoorsman Headquarters

Situated near the Redwoods, we stock a comprehensive range of outdoor products like merino mink knit wear, helmets, gloves, shoes, travel clothing and accessories and offer gift vouchers and freight around the world. We also have an alfresco cafe.

Polynesian Spa

Just minutes drive from the Te Ara Ahi starting point you can relax your muscles in the hot mineral pools of the Polynesian Spa. Open daily 8am - 11pm.

Princes Gate Hotel

Built in 1897 this is a one-of-a-kind luxurious Heritage hotel. Combining boutique accommodation, elegance, old-fashioned service and classic style, this is first-class accommodation with the best street address in Rotorua. A hotel so good, they built the city around it.

Tamaki Maori Village

Tamaki Maori Village provides an interactive Maori Village experience, cultural show and a Maori Hangi Buffet. A visit to Tamaki Maori Village is a glimpse into New Zealand's rich history of culture and entertainment.

Thermal Land Shuttle

We provide a daily scheduled shuttle service to and from attractions like Waimangu Volcanic Valley, Rainbow Mountain and Wao-o-tapu Geothermal Wonderland, including attractions on the Thermal by Bike cycle trail. Our shuttle is an easy and cost effective land transfer...

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

Just minutes from the "Mud Pool" see a landscape sculptured by volcanic activity. Spectacular colours and unique geothermal features can be seen on well laid out walks. First class facilities at the modern visitor centre - the gateway to a...

P +64 7 366 6333

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Waimangu Volcanic Valley, blasted into existence by the 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera, offers walks & hikes through NZ native bush. Experience volcanic lakes, craters, crypto geyser, hot springs, and much more.

Waiotapu Tavern

The historic Waiotapu Tavern offers backpacker-style accommodation, hospitality, meals and the comfort of geothermal heating.

Wylie Court Motor Lodge

Rooms with private courtyards, ideal for storing or working on your bike. Have a soak in your private spa or plunge pool or in the large inground pool - all geothermally heated. Room service breakfast is available. Complimentary wireless!