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Whakarewarewa Forest & Mountain Biking

From amateurs to experts, across the country and around the globe all agree that with more than 130km of trails in the Whakarewarewa Forest, mountain biking in Rotorua is a must.

Mountain biking access to the forest is possible from Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park Rotorua - your Rotorua holiday park accommodation. The forest offers endless trails for the novice to the experienced mountain biker. Trails link up with the renowned and purpose-built tracks which have made the forest a ‘mecca’ for mountain bikes. These tracks can also be accessed from the Waipa Mill Road off S.H. 5. For more information and details on tracks available, refer to the excellent Ride Rotorua website, designed with the bike rider in mind. 

Mountain bike hire is available from the following businesses.

The Outdoorsman Outdoor Store on Tarawera Rd which offers Top 10 Club Card Holders 10% off mountain bike hire. Planet Bike can also arrange your mountain biking requirements if you do not have access to a bike while on holiday. They are normally located at the Waipa Mill - Mountain Bike Carpark during weekends. Bike hire is approx $35-$40 for half day hire.

Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park can also offer a lock up facility for  guests who bring their mountain bikes.

The beautiful Redwood Forest is also located within the Whakarewarewa Forest and offers superb forest walks set amongst majestic, mature Californian Redwood trees and a well stocked gift centre. More details can be found on their website


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