Best mountain biking trails in Waikato, New Zealand

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Explore the most popular mountain biking trails in Waikato with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of mountain biking trails in Waikato, New Zealand
Top trails (16)
#1 - Karangahake Old Rail Tunnel Trail
Paeroa, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 43 m
Track mostly follows an old gold mining rail line so is pretty flat. Very scenic with a couple of bridges across the river and a long tunnel to ride through.Show more
#2 - Coromandel Walkway
Coromandel, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 6 h 59 m
This is a multi-use walking and mountain biking track. It is an old bridle path that links the two bays. The loop back follows the mountain biking path is steep and can be slippery. https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/coromandel/places/northern-coromandel/things-to-do/coromandel-walkway/Show more
#3 - Tongariro River Track
Turangi, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h
Note: Dogs should be on a leash during whio nesting season (August to October) This track can be started at many different points along the walkway. Parking options include off SH1, at the end of Koura Street or at the Tongariro National Trout CentreShow more
#4 - Karioi Mountain Loop
Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 26.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
#5 - Waikato River Trail: Arapuni
Putaruru, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 14.0 mi • Est. 7 h 48 m
#6 - Kinloch to Whakaipo Bay
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 13.7 mi • Est. 6 h 56 m
This trail contains an equal mix of uphill, downhill and flat sections, making it suitable for those with moderate fitness levels or for beginners ready to progress to the next level of riding.Show more
#7 - Waihaha Trail
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 17.1 mi • Est. 8 h 33 m
#8 - Kawakawa Bay Track
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 4 m
#9 - Kiko Loop Track
Kaimanawa Forest Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
#10 - Kawakawa Bay Track
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 4 h 47 m
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