Great Lake Trail Waihaha section Boat and road transfer package. (Bike Hire Available)
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Kinloch
- Product code: GLTWaihaha
Single rider? Get in touch and we can add you into an existing booking.
We will try and fill the 2:30pm boat first,
Boat pick up at 2:30pm however if you have a group or would like a different time please inquire with us.
We will pick you up from your pick up location and transfer you to Waihaha bridge on SH32, the start of the Waihaha ride. After a trail briefing, you then ride the 31km (Waihaha & Waihora sections) to the lake edge and finish off this section of trail, Here a boat will pick you up at the pre determined time to transfer you and your bike back to Kawakawa bay or Kinloch and your vehicle.
Highlights include the Waihaha waterfall, stunning lake views, echo rock and of course the scenic transfer on Great Lake Taupo back to Kinloch or Kawakawa at the end of this stunning section.
Choose your pick up location
A. Taupo or our Base at 413 Huka falls rd (by Negotiation)
If you wish to be picked up in Taupo Choose this option if you don’t have transport and are staying in Taupo or want to ride the Full Monty back to Taupo town via Mapara rd and acacia bay (big day) You may need to book a return shuttle from your finishing location, if you are not planning on riding all the way back to Taupo.
B. Whakaipo bay pick up-
If you wish to be picked up in Whakaipo bay, Pick up Whakaipo bay. Park your car at the shelter in Whakaipo bay(with the trail maps) which is all the way to the right along the gravel road, then ride up to the paved road at the entrance.
Choose this option if you want to ride the W2K section as well after the boat transfer. (Monty itinerary 54km)
C. Kinloch pick 9:am (MOST POPULAR PICK UP LOCATION!)
we pick you and your bike up from the shelter with the trail maps, next to the fire station, opposite the marina carpark.
choose this option if after your ride you want the boat to drop you in Kawakawa bay and ride to Kinloch (extra 9km on the K2k) or get dropped straight back to Kinloch and your vehicle...
NOTE- We can adjust pick up times for groups and operate on other days but minimum numbers will apply
Towering volcanic rock cliffs, spectacular views and a waterfall hidden deep in the Waihaha Valley are highlights of the Waihaha section. The trail has been built with flowing corners and fun downhills, and some short switchback climbs to keep you honest!
Please note that in winter there is only one option scheduled for the boat pick up at 2:30 pm....If you are a big group we can offer other times by negotiation.
Add BIKE HIRE - Full suspension $115
E-Bike Hard tail $120
E-Bike Full suspension $149
This is a Grade 3 trail and is suitable for confident riders, some previous trail riding experience is a good idea.
Guide available on request.
You will receive more trail info via email at the time of booking which will include shuttle driver contact number and boat driver contact number....