Day 1 - Today’s 36km ride includes a descent with 29 switchbacks, an 80m long suspension bridge, and a roll over the Waipapa Dam before reaching Mangakino. The Waikato River Trail hugs the river’s edge which affords some magnificent views. Spend a relaxing evening at the Timber Trail Lodge.
Day 2 - Timber Trail time. After breakfast you start the 40km ride from Pureora. Wind your way through ancient native forest and across 2 incredible suspension bridges, reaching an altitude of 970m before descending back to the Lodge for a game of cards or a drink by the fire.
Day 3 - The final stage of the Timber Trail awaits. Today you head towards Ongarue, a mere 42km away! You’ll cross NZ's longest and highest rideable suspension bridge and more.