The Hauraki Rail Trail is one of the easiest cycle trails in the country, with the 160km track made up of 5 sections. This allows for a range of scenic day rides to comfortable 3 to 4-day tour rides. As a Grade One cycle trail, the Hauraki Rail Trail is suitable for all fitness levels and cycling skills.
The Hauraki Rail Trail boasts some of the best scenery New Zealand has to offer. Highlights include
the stunning Karangahake Gorge, one of the “14 wonders of New Zealand”,
historic gold mining towns,
the intriguing shorebirds,
RAMSAR Wetlands of international significance, and
luxurious mineral spas.