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Karangahake Gorge Ebike Tour
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Karangahake Gorge Ebike Tour

Karangahake Gorge Ebike Tour

Leaving from Auckland, this scenic ebike tour explores the natural beauty of the beautiful Karangahake Gorge. Karangahake Gorge trail is an offshoot of the Hauraki Rail Trail that runs between Waihi and Paeroa. This section of trail is steeped in history from the Gold rush days and has masses of interesting features and scenic sights along the way.

From

NZ$ 275.00

Per Person

Highlights

  • Ride through the spectacular natural beauty of the Karangahake Gorge

  • Follow your guide around the Waihi Gold mine pit rim trail

  • Visit the Waikino historic gold museum and tour under the old gold furnaces

  • Ride through the 1.1km tunnel on custom built track

  • Pick up and Drop off from Auckland with support vehicle with refreshments!

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Full Description

This scenic ebike tour explores the natural beauty of the Karangahake Gorge. Karangahake Gorge trail is an offshoot of the Hauraki Rail Trail that runs between Waihi and Paeroa. This section of trail is steeped in history from the Gold rush days and has masses of interesting features and scenic sights along the way.

This is a fantastic day out for all ages, a scenic ebike adventure through the breathtaking Karangahake Gorge, just a two-hour drive from Auckland. This tour offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and historical intrigue, making it an unforgettable day out. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider, this tour caters to all levels, offering a choice of distances from 10 to 50 km.

Experience the thrill of cycling through a historic tunnel on a custom-built track, surrounded by the lush greenery of the gorge. Visit the Waikino Historic Gold Museum and tour the remnants of old gold furnaces, delving into the rich history of the Gold Rush era. Follow your guide around the impressive Waihi Gold Mine, taking in the stunning views and learning about the area's mining heritage and ride through the spectacular landscapes of Karangahake Gorge, with its bush-clad hills and scenic vistas.

Your journey includes strategic support from our R&R wagon, ensuring refreshments and lunch are available at picturesque rest points along the trail. The tour is designed for beginner to intermediate riders, with grade 1-2 trails that are safe and enjoyable for all. 

Join us for a day of exploration and discovery in the historic Karangahake Gorge, enjoy the convenience of pick-up and drop-off from Auckland, making this an easy and accessible adventure to experience natural wonders and learn some fascinating local history. 

Ride Characteristics:

Grade 1-2 riding, Suitable for Beginner riders upwards. 10-50km, (1–4 hours riding) – choose your distance on the day.

Includes

Transport from and return to Auckland, with hotel pickup and drop off if required.

Premium Ebike hire

Lunch, snacks and drinks

Meeting Point

Collection from your hotel, or pickup at a pre-arranged meeting spot.

To arrange pick up from an Auckland central Hotel, the contact number and email for us will be on your ticket.

 

Additional Information

Meet in the Western Springs community carpark, opposite Western Springs reserve on Great North Road

8:00-8:30 - Pickup from Auckland Pickup point, (or Auckland hotel)
8:30-10:30 - Travel to trail head
10:30 - 10:45 - Bike setup per rider and safety briefing
10:45 -11:30 - Ride 14km from Waikino to Waihi for morning tea stop
11:45 - 12:30 - Ride 8km round Waihi mine pit (scenic site-seeing trail)
12:30 - 13:15 - Ride 14km from Waihi to Waikino
13:15 - 14:00 - Lunch at Waikino (optional extra: tour of Waikino museum and tunnels below gold ore furnaces)
14:15 - 15:30 - Ride 10km from Waikino to Paeroa township, (via railway tunnel and railway over-bridges)
15:30 - 18:00 - Packup and travel back to Auckland drop-off point/hotel

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.

There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.

Terms
Tour must have a minimum of four participants in total to go ahead.

From

NZ$ 275.00

Per Person

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Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand, 0603

Karangahake Gorge Adventure (1-day)

Tour Details:(Note: tour includes transport from and return to Auckland with hotel pickup and drop off if required)
This scenic ebike tour explores the natural beauty of the Karangahake Gorge. Karangahake Gorge trail is an offshoot of the Hauraki Rail Trail that runs between Waihi and Paeroa. This section of trail is steeped in history from the Gold rush days and has masses of interesting f...Show More
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