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“Great fun”

Hauraki Rail Trail Thames
Ranked #3 of 18 things to do in Thames
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Hauraki Rail Trail is only 1.5 hours from Auckland and passes through Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Te Aroha. The trail is a family friendly and is an easy grade one ride, suitable for all ages and abilities. A true sense of pioneering hospitality and mouth-watering food can be tasted along the way, fare to satisfy the most ardent explorer. The Trail also passes through the Karangahake gorge known as one of New Zealand's 14 wonders.
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Great fun”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

The trail is nice and easy and relaxing - perfect for a couple of days getting away from things. Josh and the team were really helpful and the bikes were comfortable. Everyone along the trail was friendly and helpful. Our boys could ride independently of adults - just arrange a meeting point or tell them to wait at the road. Great fun to do with a group

Visited December 2012
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Whangarei, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
239 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Blow away the cobwebs”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

A wonderful way to get fresh air, good scenery, history,update, easy excercise and day out with all the family and workmates.

Visited October 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Great people, great service.”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Josh at the Rail Trail headquarters is wonderfully helpful and obviously keen to make your trip a success. They are organised and on time when they arrive to pick you up at the end of the ride. The trail itself was good although the frequent cattle stops and chicanes at roads where you had to get off and walk broike up wth flow. There aren't alot of places or things to do along the way as yet but I'm sure the locals will fix this soon.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Gaynor H
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