2-6 hours. Grade 2-3.
Spa Park to Huka Falls – 5km.
Huka Falls to Aratiatia Dam – 7km.
Total 12km one way / 24km return.
Allow a leisurely 2-3 hours to complete the trail from Spa Park to Huka Falls and back; or 5-6 hours if you choose to continue on to the Aratiatia Dam.
This is one of our more popular mountain biking packages which is great for beginners and also advanced riders alike due to the various riding options available.
Everyone will start at Spa Thermal Park and bike through to Huka Falls. The biking trail follows the Waikato River through native bush and passes Huka Lodge before emerging at Huka Falls, New Zealand’s most highly visited natural attraction. There are plenty of viewing platforms at Huka Falls so make sure you get a photo of the most photographed scenic attraction in New Zealand!
From Huka Falls, you will have several options. Advanced riders can opt to extend the ride to Aratiatia Dam to watch the dam gate open while the rest can wait wit