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2-day Te Awa Cruiser

From lake and river to waterfalls, along bridges and elevated boardwalks, the Te Awa River Ride showcases parts of the Waikato that have never before been seen – a world-class recreation experience for the whole family and right on our backdoor step.

Te Awa River Ride is one of most accessible & scenic cycling & walking trails in New Zealand. It's the longest concrete path in the country winding its way for 65km from Ngaruawahia to Lake Karapiro following the Waikato river. Day 1 After being shuttled from the Velodrome to Ngaruawahia. Cycle 33.5km from the start of the trail to Tamahere, where your shuttle will drive you to your overnight accommodation. Highlights include Perry Bridge, Durham precinct, Mangaharakeke Paa site, St Andrews Golf Club to the world famous, Hamilton Gardens. Day 2 Your shuttle driver will collect you & take you back to where you finished Day 1 in Tamahere. River views, boardwalks, bridges, picnic stops all meet you as you make your way to Lake Karapiro.

Facilities and Services

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$579 (Adult)


Months of Operation
All Year


In-shore Kayaks/Canoes Gold


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