River Riders

Experience culture, history, heritage, food, coffee and more while cycling alongside NZ’s longest river from Ngāruawāhia in the North to Lake Karapiro in the South.

Here you will find everything you need to explore every bend of the river by bike. River Riders has 3 conveniently located pick up & drop off depots along the 70km Te Awa cycle way.

Trail Map

Te Awa walk and cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south.

More to Explore

There is a lot to see and do in our awesome region, so don’t forget to leave some time to check out what Waikato has to offer!