Due to the recent heavy rainfall, a number of roads and walking/cycling tracks in the Waikato are closed. If you are travelling to or through the Waikato region, please visit Waka Kotahi’s Journey Planner website for up-to-date roading information and check the local Council’s Facebook page for the latest updates and advice.

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Waikato-Hamilton Time-Warp Easy Cycle Tour

The perfect easy cycle tour for all ages. Choose guided or self-guided and comfort or E-bike. The guided tour starts from Hamilton gardens, takes 3 hours and involves numerous stops at points of history. Total time spent cycling is about 1.5 hours.

This is gem of a ride that will make you want to cycle regularly. It follows the banks of the mighty Waikato passing through varied terrain that includes shaded trails, beautiful gardens, locations significant in Maori and Pakeha history, a waka, statues, a Maori pa, the Hamilton café-culture high street and famous bridges.

One of the statues is that of Riff Raff from the Rocky Horror Picture Show, where you will have the opportunity to see and, optionally, take part in the Time-Warp dance.

Apart from short sections, the trail is grade 1 trails away from roads. Hire standard or E-bike.

Guided tour Sat-Sun 10am-1pm From $59 adult $179 family

Self-guided half-day Mon-Fri 9am-5pm From $35 adult $119 family

Child seats available.

Facilities and Services

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$59-$99 (Adult)
(January 1 - January 1)
$49 (Child, 16 and under))


Business Hours
8:30 - 17:00
Months of Operation
All Year


Proximity To Airport
15 min drive
Proximity To Coach Terminal
10min walk
Proximity To Town
500 metres


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