Go Thermal by Bike - Te Ara Ahi

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About this trail
Travel from Rotorua to Rainbow Mountain via this national cycleway that'll take you through the famous geothermal areas. The track will go past mud pools, through a giant Californian Coastal Redwood forest, past Green Lake and Waimangu, and onto Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, where cyclists may either spend the night to finish the track on day 2 or take a shuttle back to Rotorua. If continuing on, cyclists will go past the Waikite Valley Thermal Pools (where camping is available). Then turn left onto Te Kopia Road past the Paeroa Thermal Bluffs. The trail ends at Lake Ohakuri. From here riders must organize a shuttle either back to Rotorua or to Taupo.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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  Paul Webber   on Mar 27, 2016
  Jim Cummings   on Dec 17, 2015
  Jim Cummings   on Dec 11, 2015
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World Champ

December 7, 2015
Review: You'll ride past four awesome geothermal attractions on this trail... I guess that's the problem - you ride PAST them!!! Some of the trail is easy and some is intermediate - grade 3.

Go Thermal by Bike - Te Ara Ahi MTB Trail 1.00 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 1 user reviews.
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