Partner Directory

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

A Place In The Paddock

Located near the Historical Firth Tower Museum, you will have exclusive use of this 3 bedroom country home for the perfect getaway for up to 7 people. A vehicle is available for use with prior arrangement with your hosts.

P +64 27 488 4131

Adventure Capital

Experience the Hauraki Rail Trail with Adventure Capital – providing self-guided and guided bike tours and gear rentals available from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Adventure Te Aroha

Take a break from your bike an enjoy a gentle paddle on the river. This guided tour gives you a fascinating tour of Te Aroha, Wairongomai, then the river, where you can enjoy the birdlife and great Kaimai views.

Aroha Mountain Lodge

Your hosts have converted their large villa into a luxury lodge. The Lodge is within easy walking distance of a number of restaurants and cafes, pubs and main street shops. Te Aroha Mineral Spas are conveniently located right next door.

P +64 21 2133 554 or +64 7 884 8134

Arts Junction Katikati

Katikati's newest Arts Facility and Visitor Information Centre. This facility gives all the arts in Katikati a home to base themselves from and visitors a taste of our creative nature and local products.

Bugger Café

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

Circa 1902 Miners Cottage

Relax and explore Waihi and the surrounding area from our historic miner's cottage with luxury features. A boutique accommodation in the heart of Waihi.

Corbett Bed and Breakfast

This historic home is set on 2.5 acres of gardens and orchard, and is an ideal base for users of the Hauraki Rail Trail. You are welcome in our Billiard Room or relax in front of the fire in winter.

Goldfields Railway

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.

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!

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

JollyBikes Cycle Adventures

JollyBikes Cycle Adventures are a one stop shop for Bike Rental and guided tours. A full range of bikes are available. Depots in Thames and Paeroa. A full service centre in Thames will keep you on the trail.

P +64 7 867 9026 or +64 21 0816 5000

Kaimai Cycles

Take a trip to the home of cycling in Morrinsville. Expert knowledge and friendly service. We also offer a full range of cycling equipment and have everything you need to make your Rail Trail experience a stress-free and...

Karangahake Winery Estate

Located right on the trail at the iconic Crown Hill Bridge, a short track leads right to our Cellar Door. The Winery and Restaurant are couched in a native bush and a private formal garden setting above the Ohinemuri River.

Matamata i-SITE

This must be the most photographed information centre in New Zealand, if not the world! Themed by the makers of the Hobbiton Movie Set, the i-SITE office serves as the departure point for tours of nearby the Hobbiton movie...

Miranda Farm Shop and Gallery

Be amazed by our Sculpture Exhibitions and take a peaceful walk in nature. Explore our Exhibition of the artworks of New Zealand sculptors, set amongst the gardens at Miranda Organic Orchards overlooking the Firth of Thames and the Coromandel Peninsula.

Miranda Holiday Park

Situated on the scenic Pacific Coast Highway. An oasis with hot mineral pool on-site to soak and relax in, a great get away for the whole family to enjoy. Handy to Miranda birdlife reserve, Hauraki Rail Trail, golf and fishing.

Paeroa Information Hub

Your first contact for all local information and bookings (both accommodation and activities). Located in the heart of Paeroa in the old Post Office building and metres away from the Hauraki Cycle Trail. E- Bike and classic bike hire.

P +64 7 862 8636

Paeroa Motel

Situated 50m from the Trail, Paeroa Motel is perfectly placed to cater to your every need. We are a short stroll across the park to the heart of town where there is a large range of dining and entertainment options.

Paeroa Pukeko Lodge

Set in the gorgeous rural surroundings of Paeroa, this Bed and Breakfast is well appointed with great utilities and proximity to the Hauraki Rail Trail. Enjoy a wine and amazing view while relaxing in the spa.

Paeroa RV Centre

We are a privately-owned motorhome park and storage facility providing a range of useful services. We have secure vehicle parking and storage either outside or under cover. We also offer secure parking for your car while you ride...

P +64 7 862 6215 or +64 21 071 4267

Pedaltours

Tours for cyclists, by cyclists, guided and fully supported on and off trails throughout the North and South Islands, from beginners to advanced cyclists. These great bike tours highlight the stunning scenery and fabulous lodges of our country.

Pedlars Motel

The Trail's, newest built premium motel situated in the heart of Paeroa. Located right beside the Trail, indulge yourself in our immaculate superior accommodation that offers the latest in stylish architectural design and ambiance for guests to guarantee their maximum...

P +64 7 862 8788 or 0800 579 645

Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre

Located only an hour from the Shorebird Centre is an excellent stop to escape the city and have a look at some of New Zealand?s amazing birdlife. Find out what birds are around, stay with us for a weekend escape.

Riverside Accommodation

Fabulous accommodation in the heart of the Karangahake Gorge, with a great cafe across the road and a boutique winery and restaurant just up the road. Close to Windows Walks, the Hauraki Rail Trail. Featuring barbecue facilities...

Roadtrippers

Roadtrippers have created an award-winning trip planning travel and tourism app that encourages exploration. The free site and app helps people discover new, or even old things to do along a journey - either by car, van or bike.

Secure Storage

Te Aroha's only purpose built, fully-fenced, alarmed and monitored storage facility with 24 hour individual shed access. Store your car in our secure yard while you ride the trail.

Spikes Bricks and Models

Spike's block collection amounts to about 800,000 bricks which make up between 300 - 400 actual models. His displays include a train room, crane room, technics room, and many famous buildings like the London Bridge and Big Ben. Interactive fun.

P +64 27 4515 706

Te Aroha Holiday Park

Accommodation at Te Aroha Holiday Park is a unique country camping experience in one of New Zealand’s few remaining traditional holiday parks in the Waikato. Enjoy soaking in our mineral hot pool (open during the evening).

Te Aroha Mineral Spa

This is a must-do when visiting Te Aroha. Whether you need to soak your body after a day cycling, or just want to escape, soak in the natural, silky mineral-water that has made Te Aroha famous for over 100 years.