Official Partners

National Partners

Heritage Hotels

Enjoy New Zealand’s best cycling destinations with Heritage Hotels. There are 13 Heritage Hotel properties on the doorstep of The New Zealand Cycle Trail, assuring you have the perfect place to prepare or wind down after a day of pedal powered exploration. Heritage is...

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!

Waiotapu Tavern

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

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

  • + 64 7 366 6137
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  • 587 Waimangu Road, Rotorua, Off State Highway 5 (main Rotorua-Taupo highway)
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.

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

  • + 64 7 366 6333
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  • 201 Waiotapu Loop Road, Rotorua, off SH5 (Rotorua - Taupo highway)
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 memorable natural experience.
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 option in Rotorua.

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.

Princes Gate Hotel

The Princes Gate Hotel was built in 1897 & is a one-of-a-kind luxurious Heritage hotel. Combining boutique accommodation, elegance, old-fashioned service and classic style, the Princes Gate Hotel is first-class accommodation with the best street address in Rotorua. “A hotel so good, they built...

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.

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.

Thanks to the NZCT's National Partners provide services relating to cycling and cycle tourism on a nationwide basis.

To become an Official Partner they must meet certain cycle-friendly standards set by the NZCT.

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